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**Sociology: Subject Guide: Finding

Scholarly Books

Use the megasearch tab "Catalog" on the library's homepage to find books in our library.

The catalog also lists other materials in the library - including microfilm, dissertations, movies, music and special collections.

A Keyword search in GIL-Find is a good place to start if you are looking for information on a topic. If you have more specific information, you can also search by title, subject or author using the Advanced Search options.

Find GIL-Find confusing to use? Here are some help tips!

More books - search other library catalogs

GIL-Find Universal Catalog  - Georgia public colleges and universities (University System of Georgia, or USG) library catalog. Request books through GIL Express, or use our Panther Card to check out books at USG schools.

Emory - Use your Panther Card to check out books at Emory, or request through ILLiad Interlibrary Loan.

Worldcat  - Catalog for North American libraries and beyond. Request these books through ILLiad Interlibrary Loan.

Browsing the Stacks

Identify a call-number area that has books on your topic, and browse through the books there.

Browsing Areas

Areas of the library collection where you can browse for books:

H - Social Sciences
HM - Sociology (General)
HM435-477 - History of Sociology
HM831-901 - Social Change
HM1001-1281 - Social Psychology
HN - Social History and Conditions; Social Problems; Social Reform
HQ503-1064 - The Family; Marriage; Home
HQ767.8-792.2 - Children; Child Development
HS - Societies
HT - Communities; Classes; Races
HT101-395 - Urban Groups; The City; Urban Sociology
HT401-485 - Rural Groups; Rural Sociology
HT601-1445 - Classes
HT1501-1595 - Races
HV - Social Pathogy; Social and Public Welfare; Criminology
HV40-69 - Social Service; Social Work
HV1551-3024 - People with Disabilities
HV4005-4013 - Immigrants
HV5800-5840 - Drug Habits; Drug Abuse
HV6001-7220.5 - Criminology