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SW 4720: Variations in Human Behavior: Finding Books

LC Call Numbers

The Call Numbers for books related to Social Work and Social Welfare are:

LC189-214.5 Education Sociology
     Discrimination in education

     Sex differences in education
     Education equalization.
     Right to education
HM1041-1101 Social Perception - Social Cognition
Perception of self and others
     Prejudice, stereotype
HQ12-449 Sexual Life
Sexual behavior and attitudes.

HT1501-1595 Races
Race as a social group
     Race relations in general
HV 1 - 9960 Social Work and Social Welfare

     Social Services. Social Work
     Emergency management

     Refugee problems
     Young adults. Youth. Teenagers
     Gay men. Lesbians
     People with disabilities
     Poor in cities. Homelessness.

     Protection of animals. Animal rights
     Drug habits. Drug abuse
     Criminal justice administration

Finding Books

To find books, you have several options beyond the "Books & Media tab found on the MU Libraries homepage:

  • Library Catalog
    Use the Library Catalog to find books, journals and other materials at MU and the other campuses of the University of Missouri.  If we don't have the book here in Columbia, or if our copy is checked out, you can request it from another UM library by searching "All Merlin."  Books typically arrive at MU within 2-3 working days.
  • MOBIUS Catalog
    If the book you need is not available through MERLIN, you can request it from MOBIUS - the statewide network of Missouri college and university libraries.  Books requested from other MOBIUS Librariesusually arrive at MU in 2-3 working days.
  • InterLibrary Loan
    If the book you need is not available through MERLIN or MOBIUS, you can request it through ILL (InterLibrary Loan) or WorldCat, an international catalog.
  • WorldCat
    An international catalog containing over 95 million records of books, serials, web resources and other materials held in libraries worldwide.
  • HathiTrust Digital Library
    Access to the full text and/or cataloging records of millions of books online
  • The Online Books Page
    Access to over one million free books online

Google Books

Why use Google Books?

Google Books searches the full-text of books.  It lets you search within the text of books--you can see the table of contents, index or a portion of the contents of the book.  You can then locate the book in a nearby library.

Google Book Search