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LIS 409: Literature of the Social Sciences: Books in Social Science Disciplines

In-Depth Information on Social Science Disciplines

Search the library catalog for books in social science disciplines.  Use a simple keyword search to locate information on a particular topic.  You can also look for specific books by title or for books by an individual author or browse the stacks by call number.

What can you find in the stacks?

Below is a sample of some of the many books in social science disciplines in the library's collection.

Still can't find it? Try WorldCat.

If you don't find what you need in Simmons' catalog, search WorldCat for books in other local libraries or in libraries around the world.

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Serendipity in the Stacks: Browse by Call Number

One of the best ways to discover the perfect source for your topic is to browse the library stacks by call number range.  Each call number range represents a particular subject and all of the books on a particular topic will be located in the same general area on the shelves. Below is a sample of call number ranges in the social sciences.

LC Call Number


 BF 1-990


 GN 1-990


 HB 1-3840

 Economic theory. Demography

 HM (1)-1281


 JA 1-92

 Political science

 L 7-991

 Education (General)

 Z 665-718.8

 Library science. Information science

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