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Administration of Justice

Learn how to search for information on Administration of Justice topics in books & ebooks, article databases, and the web.

Borrowing books from the Library

You will need to bring an official photo I.D. and know your student I.D. number to check out materials. The physical items listed below, or digital photos of the same, qualify as official photo I.D.'s:

  • Student ID card with photo issued by any LACCD College. (Student ID cards can be acquired at Copy Tech.)
  • Student ID card with photo from other higher education institutions. 
  • Government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, California ID, passport). 
  • High school ID card with photo.

Information about loan periods, renewals, returns, holds and fines can be found here.

Placing Holds on Books

Interested in placing a hold on a book? Holds (requests) can be placed on most items from the LACCD libraries. If there's a Get It option next to a book in OneSearch, then you are able to place a hold.

Follow these directions to learn how to place a hold on a book

Searching for Books

All Pierce College Library books can be found through One Search. 

Use the search box to type in the title of a book, the author, or some keywords of the subject you are researching.

  • Title (example): the anthropology of religion, magic, and witchcraft
  • Author (example): Philip Stein
  • Subject or Keywords (example): "social media" bullying

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Administration of Justice Books in the Library

Charged: the new movement to transform American prosecution and end mass incarceration book cover
Law Enforcement in the Age of Black Lives Matter book cover
My Time Will Come book cover
Perversion of Justice: The Jeffrey Epstein Story book cover
Beneath a Ruthless Sun: a true story of violence, race, and justice lost and found book cover
Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries book cover
Taking down Backpage: Fighting the World's Largest Sex Trafficker book cover
Peculiar Institution: America's death penalty in an age of abolition book cover
Presumed Guilty book cover
A Knock at Midnight: a story of hope, justice, and freedom book cover