At U of M Libraries, books are organized on the shelves according to the Library of Congress Classification.
Sociology-related materials are primarily on the 3rd floor, but you can also find useful material in the Reference Collection (1st floor, Learning Commons) and online in our e-book collections. Here are some selected call number ranges for shelf-browsing.
HC 10 - 1085 Economic history and conditions
HD 4801 - 8943 Labor. Work. Working class
HD 6951 - 6957 Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor
HM 435 - 477 History of sociology
HM 831 - 901 Social change
HM 1041 - 1101 Social perception. Social cognition, including perception of the self and others, prejudices, stereotype
HN 1 - 995 Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
HQ 1101 - 2030.7 Women. Feminism
HT 101 - 395 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
HT 401 - 485 Rural groups. Rural sociology
HT 1501 - 1595 Races, including race as a social group and race relations in general
HV 40 - 69 Social service. Social work
HV 6001 - 7220.5 Criminology
A subject heading or keyword phrase is a tool that helps you find books on specific subjects in online library catalogs.
Below is a selection of headings and keywords related to a variety of social issues. Click on them to see books about that subject in the McWherter Library collection (e-books and print format).
Use the online library catalog search box below to input your own keyword search.