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Sociology and Anthropology: Subject Guide: Background Information

Find information and resources for research in sociology and anthropology.

Online Reference Sources

Reference Books

With areas like sociology & anthropology, it is important to find resources on exactly what you are researching. To find printed reference material relevant to your topic, start with WorldCat Local online catalog.

To find reference materials, search using keywords to describe your topic along with types of reference works (i.e. "sociology handbook"). You can also check the library's Web pages for subject guides for specific topics to find other suggested sources.

Below are a few titles to get you started. To check call number and location information, search the WorldCat Local online catalog.

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