Start by reading on your topic. Then, find books for your research and bibliography.
Browse HENRY by subject
Use subjects to find more books on your topic.
Use bibliographies to expand your search (tips for determining if a citation is for a book, a journal article, or a chapter in an edited book).
Some search terms:
Crime -- Sociological aspects
Death -- Social aspects
Knowledge, Sociology of
Religion and sociology
Spatial analysis (Statistics)
You can also search by Tribe or Ethnic Group (such as the Navajo or Hmong).
Need a book the library does not own?
You can request the book through Interlibrary Loan. Info and a downloadable form are available here!
To search for books available in other libraries, try using
WorldCat -- Search the holdings of more than 10,000 libraries to locate books and identify citation information.
Library of Congress -- Access to the Library of Congress catalog and other online collections.
NOTE: Users do not need to identify a library that owns the book. Simply provide the appropriate information on the form and library staff will do the rest!