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SOC 2155: Introduction to Research Methods and Analysis

Fall 2017

Tips for Finding Books

  • Use the Library Catalog (middle) tab in the search box on the Library homepage.

  • After you get your results, limit them to books. Limiters are on the right hand side of the screen.

  • Make sure you're logged in to request books, they will be pulled and held for you at the desk on the Library's first floor.

Search for Books and Media

Click on the Library Catalog tab to limit your search to books, DVDs, journals, maps, music and more. By excluding articles in the results you'll find what you want more quickly.

Library Catalog Tab picture links to homepage


Browse Books

Sometimes you'll want to go up and look at the books that are on the shelves. Browsing can be a good way to formulate a topic idea or to think of other aspects of your topic to explore. Use these call number areas on the Library's 3rd Floor. 

GN Anthropology

H Social Sciences in General

HA Statistics

HM Sociology

HN Social Problems and Social Reform

HQ Family, Marriage, Women, Sexuality

HT Communities, Classes, Races

HV Social and Public Welfare, Social Pathology

For a more specific outline of call number areas, click here.