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Sociology Research Guide: Books and eBooks

Checking Out Library Materials

ELAC Student ID

Use your current ELAC Student ID to check-out library materials.

Check out up to 10 items at the Circulation Desk.

Books check out for 28 days. DVDs check out for 3 days.

Find Books and DVDs Using the Library Catalog

Find Books & DVDs on Your Topic!

1. Access the Library Catalog.

2. Type in a broad subject or keywords in the text box. (Less is more!)

3. Click on the "words or phrase" button.

4. Browse your list of results.

5. Write down the call number and location of your chosen items.

6. Use the call number to find your item on the shelf! 

Tip: Use keywords to search the catalog! For example...

  • Capital punishment
  • Consumerism
  • Gun control
  • Human trafficking

Librarian Book Picks

The books below are available for a two-week check-out. Write down a book's call number to find it upstairs in the book stacks!

Find eBooks Online!

ELAC Library offers many eBook collections, all with free 24/7 access for our ELAC students.

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Search for ebooks here: EBSCO eBook Collection


(Note: When you access ebooks off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your ACE Account.)