The questions that scholars pose in Sociology often relate to the scientific study of human society, its institutions and processes. They examine areas such as social change and mobility, and underlying cultural and economic factors.
This guide provides an entry into suggested resources in Sociology, if you are taking a course with a research guide uniquely created for it, please don't forget to check out your course page from the Guide Menu too!
The purpose of Interlibrary Loan is to obtain material not available in the Vogel Library by searching a worldwide database for a library willing to loan the materials to our users.
Typically books take 7-10 days to arrive at Vogel Library and can be checked out for varying lengths of time. Once you finish with the book, you may return the book to the Vogel Library service desk.
Journal articles or a single chapter from a book typically arrives much quicker than a physical book as it can be shared as an electronic copy. Once the request is received, the user may access the PDF from their Interlibrary Loan account.
FastTRAC is a group of select academic institutions in Iowa that have formed a borrowing network. These institutions include Drake University, Grand View University, Hawkeye Community College, Iowa State University, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, and Wartburg College.
Typically books take 3 business days to arrive to Vogel Library and can be checked out for 90 days at a time. Once you are done with the book you may return the book to Vogel.