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Sociology: Books & eBooks

Information about books, journals, databases and other useful sociology resources

Short Loan & 4-Hour Collections

Short Loan Collection

The Short Loan Collection (SLC) contains multiple copies of books in demand, or on reading lists and can only be borrowed for 48hrs. 

4-Hour Collection

The 4-Hour loan collection contains items that are in very high demand at certain times of the year. You can borrow and take these books anywhere in the Library, but they cannot be taken out of the Library building.

Finding Books using OneSearch

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Books for Sociology

Books and eBooks are listed in OneSearch, our resource discovery service. Useful titles available via UCD Library include:

Reference Books for Sociology

Reference items are helpful for finding background information; definitions and spelling; facts and figures; translations; statistics and topical overviews of subjects. Reference books can be found both in print and online. See here for further information

Useful online reference material for Sociology include:

Borrowing and Returning Books on your Reading List

Where in the Library?

Most print material related to Sociology is held on level 2 of the James Joyce Library

The Development Studies collection is held on Level 3 of the James Joyce Library

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