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Research Guides@Tufts


Search Tips

You can search for books about sociology in the library catalog in several ways:

Keyword Searching

Type in words that describe your topic:

Subject searching

If you know the Library of Congress subject heading used to describe your area of research, you can search for a particular subject. If you don't know the Library of Congress Subject Headings, speak to a librarian for help. Some examples of subject searches are:

Books on Sociology can be found under the call number range HM1-HX970.9 (Tisch Level 1).

Find Books from Other Libraries

To locate books in other Boston Library Consortium libraries and request them, use BLC WorldCat. To locate books in many libraries throughout the world, use WorldCat.

Once you've found the book you want, use the BLC request form or ILLiad to request the book be delivered to Tisch.


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