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Sociology : Books and eBooks

A guide to online and print resources in sociology.

Searching Library Catalogs in OneSearch

Search for books, e-books, video, and other materials in the Library Catalogs option of Scholar OneSearch.
This search does not include articles.

 In the Library Catalogs option of Scholar OneSearch,
 you may use

  • keyword (word) searching, or
  • If you know the title, use
    BROWSE ---> by title

Local Libraries

Need a book?   You may request books that aren't available at NU using interlibrary loan services.

You may also visit our BLC (Boston Library Consortium) partner libraries.

About our E-Books

E-books and E-book Collections  and  E-book Devices

Our eBooks come from a variety of vendors and publishers, each with its own look and feel. Most have some functions in common, such as:

Browse the collection by title or topic.

Search the collection by keyword, including

  • Search for a keyword or phrase within a selected book
  • Browse a selected book by table of contents
  • Personalization options, such as:

save searches
create a bookshelf
annotate a book, adding highlighting and notes

Books can be read in a browser and in some cases can be downloaded for a specified borrowing period to compatible e-book readers.  Specifics are noted in the descriptions of individual products.

Selected New Books