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Social Sciences Guide

Welcome to the Social Sciences Subject Guide.

Audience: CUW undergraduate students in Communication, HistoryPolitical Science and Sociology courses.

Help Available: Please contact librarians with Ask a Librarian or on the Library Tab in the Portal (phone, email, chat)

How to Use: Click a tab to learn more about each topic.

APA Citation Style Guide

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For General Instructions: Finding Books

Browse Print Books In the Library

Library of Congress Call Numbers

D               World History

E & F         History of the Americas

G               Geography & Anthropology

HM-HV     Sociology & Society

J                Political Science

P 87          Communication & Mass Media


Ebook Central
EBSCO eBooks

Reference Books

Reference Books are located in the short stacks in the center of the Library. Need Help? Using Online Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of SociologyREF HM425 .E5 2000
International Encyclopedia of the Social SciencesEbook
Encyclopedia of World HistoryEbook
Encyclopedia of American Indian HistoryREF E77 .E48 2008

Encyclopedia of Media and Communication


Demographic Data & Statistics

Learn about groups of people and their characteristics

Online Sources

Always use neutral and bias-rating sources below to verify information that sounds too good, bad, or strange to be true, especially when it comes to political or social opinions.  

Web News Sources Organized by Social/Political Bias

All sides Media Bias Chart