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Sociology Research Guide: Books

Search or Browse for Books at the Library


Sociology and anthropology are covered in the 300s of the Library of Congress Classification System--the system the Blough-Weis library uses to organize books. You may want to look on the shelf where books on your subject are located in order to see what is available.  The general categories for sociology are listed below.

Social Science H
Sociology & Anthropology HM
Social interaction H
Social processes H
Factors affecting social behavior H
Social groups H
Culture & institutions H
Communities H

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To find books at other libraries (outside of SU) for research on your topic

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  • Search Google Books using the box below, or find a book any other way, and 
  • Submit a request to have the book borrowed for you from another library
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Use the search box to find books on your topic in the library. 


  • You can also search WorldCat and request books from other libraries.

Here are some encyclopedias and other general books on sociology available online or at the library.