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SOC 499: Books and Newspapers

Newspapers and magazines

Sociology Subject Headings

Searching with Subject Headings

Standardized subject headings are used for subject searches in library catalogs. Some sample subject headings relating to sociology:

  • Clinical sociology
  • Communities
  • Criminal Behavior
  • Criminology
  • Deviant Behavior
  • Group Identity
  • Organizational Sociology
  • Political Sociology
  • Social Change
  • Social Conditions
  • Social Conflict
  • Social Ethics
  • Social Influence
  • Social Institutions
  • Social Problems
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Structure
  • Social Systems
  • Socialization
  • Sociological Aspects
  • Sociological Jurisprudence
  • Sociology
  • Sociology Research
  • Subculture

Books and articles in Carmichael Library

Sociology Books

Sociology Call Numbers: Browse the book collection on the 2nd floor (top floor) by call numbers

The UM Library organizes books according to Library of Congress call numbers. The major sections for sociology are listed below:

HM   Sociology (general)
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.