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Criminal Justice

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About This Guide

This guide is designed to inform the UT Tyler Community about resources for studies in all aspects of criminal justice. 

  • Books: how to find and borrow electronic and physical books from the library
  • Articles & Papers: suggested databases for finding academic sources such as peer-reviewed journal articles and other publications
  • News Sources: up to date sources you have access to through the library and online
  • Websites: informational sites and sites for professional organizations
  • Writing & Citing: tools and resources for writing a paper and creating APA citations
  • Off-Campus Access: how to access library resources off-campus
  • Information for Faculty: ways librarians can assist in research in and out of the classroom and information about library initiatives pertinent to faculty

Library Information

Fall & spring library hours are Sunday 1 pm - 2am, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 2 am, Friday 7:30 am to 5 pm, and Saturday 9 am to 6 pm. Hours are subject to change. Click image to link to most up-to-date hours.


Undergraduate students can check out up to 25 books for a 3 week period with the possibility of 1 renewal.

Graduate students can check out up to 50 books for a 3 week period with the possibility of 1 renewal.

Faculty can check out up to 75 books for 1 semester with the possibility of 1 renewal.


Link to your library account to manage renewals. Use your Patriots credentials to log in.

Interlibrary Loan

When we don't own an item, we can request it from another library. Use your Patriots credentials to log in. 

University Archives

The University Archives materials document the teaching, research, administrative functions, and services of the University, from the inception of Tyler State College to the present University of Texas at Tyler. Special Collections at the UASC include manuscript collections, rare books, maps, paintings, and other materials that represent the history of the surrounding community.

The University of Texas at Tyler

Phone: 903.566.7342


3900 University Blvd

Tyler, TX 75799


We are in the LIB, Building 12 on the map. This is on the west side of campus, near the Patriot Village apartments. Use parking lot 10.

For questions regarding your library account, give us a call or email to

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