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Sociology: Physical Books

A guide to sociology resources at MCCC.

Physical Books @ MCCC

The MCCC catalog is a shared catalog between Mercer County Community College and the Mercer County Library system. MCCC students, staff, and faculty have the ability to search for books, CDs, DVDs, and electronic books available at both the MCCC library and the Mercer County Library system. Current students, staff, and faculty also have the ability to borrow books through the Mercer County Library system.

The MCCC catalog can be searched here.

Interlibrary Loan

Currently MCCC students, staff, and faculty have interlibrary loan privileges through the MCCC library. More information can be found here.

MCCC can place ILL requests for books, articles, CDs, and DVDs.

To place an ILL request please use this form.

Finding Physical Books

Online  Catalog
Through the Mercer County Community College Library's online catalog searches can be done on Title, Author, Subject, Series, ISBN or General/Keyword. Below are some examples of Subject and General/Keyword search terms:

  • Sociology
  • Social problems
  • Social conditions
  • Crime
  • Disability
  • Globalization
  • Socialization
  • Sociological theory
  • Aged
  • Culture
  • Environmentalism
  • Homelessness
  • Social conflict

Browsing the Shelves
Books on the social sciences are located in the H call number range. The H range can be broken down further, see below:

  • HB - Economic Theory
  • HM - Sociology (general)
  • HN - Social History, Social Reform
  • HQ - Family, Marriage, Women, Sexual Minorities
  • HV - Social Problems

For a complete breakdown of the H call number range click here for the Library of Congress Classification Outline of the Social Sciences.

Contact Us

Mercer County Community College Library 1200 Old Trenton Rd. West Windsor NJ 08550 Phone: 609-570-3561 e-mail: