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Orientation to the Social Sciences: Reference Resources

Search the Egan Library Catalog for Reference Resources

You can limit your search in the Egan Library Catalog to only reference resouces (both print and electronic).  Select "UAS Reference Collection" from the drop-down menu in the upper left-hand side of the Catalog and enter keywords describing your discipline.

Browse Our Reference Collection

Browse for reference works for your specific field within the Egan Library's print reference collection. Here are the shelving locations by discipline:

Anthropology - GN
Economics - HB
History - D-F
Political Science - JA
Psychology - BF
Sociology - HM

Reference Resources

Reference resources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks, which are often subject-specific.  The Egan Library's collection of reference resources includes books in both electronic and print formats.

Use these resources to identify and define fields/subfields of  social science disciplines.