John Jay College of Criminal Justice / Lloyd George Sealy Library

Postal Address 899 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Fax: 1 212 237 8221

Street Address 899 Tenth Avenue
New York

Staff Chief Librarian: Larry Sullivan
Inter-Library Loans: Austin Duffy
Phone: 1 212 237 8997
Public Service: Janice Dunham
Phone: 1 212 237 8256
Collection Development: Maria Kiriakova
Phone: 1 212 237 8260

Network/Online/CD Access to more than 200 online databases, including Criminal Justice Abstracts, Criminal Justice Periodicals Index, Current Urban Documents, Dissertation Abstract & Full text, Forensic Netbase, FORS, International Security and Counter Terrorism, Sage Criminology, Sociological Abstracts, Psychological Abstracts

Collection Details Subjects Covered: criminal justice, forensic psychology, forensic science, fire science, forensic computing, public management, general social science
Volumes: 257,000
Online catalog available at
Holdings available in Woldcat (OCLC)
Special Collections:
1. Police Department annual reports
2. Papers of Warden Lewis E Lawes (Sing-Sing Prison)
3. Papers of Flora Rheta Schreiber (Author of Sybil and The Shoemaker)
4. New York Criminal Court transcripts and records, 1890-1920
also see
5. Crime in New York 1850-1950 Digital Library: - contains online access to: photographs fromthe papers of Lewis Lawes and the papers of Burton Turkus, as well as the complete index to the Library's collection of the Trial Transcripts of the County of New York 1883-1927 with selected complete transcripts

Other Services Extensive Lloyd Sealy Library website available at

Inter-Library Loan Policy All ILLs are free. Only criminal justice material will be lent, and only to libraries associated with non-profit institutions.
Will lend overseas.