Use subject searching to find books about popular culture. Use the advanced search.
Also, if you're using items of popular culture as primary sources in your research, see How to Cite Items of Popular Culture in APA Style.
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.
H is the call number where most materials about the social sciences, including sociology, are located.
Within H you may want to browse these areas:
HM 1 - 1281 Sociology
HQ 12 - 499 Sexual life
HV 1 - 9960 Social pathology. Criminology.
Print books that you can check out of the Library. See the box on the left for e-books.