Use UW Libraries Search to find out what books and other whole items (journal and newspaper subscriptions, DVDs, documents, etc.) a library or library system owns. Books not available at the UW Libraries may still be available from a Summit Library, or through Interlibrary Loan.
The UW Libraries arranges books by Library of Congress call numbers. The major sections for sociology are listed below.
|HN||Social history & conditions, Social problems, Social reform|
|HQ||The family, Marriage, Women|
|HS||Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.|
|HT||Communities, Classes, Races|
|HV||Social pathology, Social & public welfare, Criminology|
For a more specific breakdown of the call numbers see the Library of Congress Classification Online: H subclasses.
Standardized subject headings are used for subject searches in library catalogs. Some sample subject headings relating to sociology: