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The sociology collection supports the teaching, research and service activities of the entire university community. Its primary audience is the faculty, staff, and students of the Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences. Its primary focus is support for the undergraduate and graduate curricula for sociology. Specific and transient research needs of sociology faculty and graduate students should be supplemented through Interlibrary Loan. Materials are not purchased for the general public, though they may benefit from the collection. While the collection focuses on works classified in Sociology (HM) – Social Pathology. Social and Public Welfare. Criminology (HV), curriculum and research support is also provided by works classified as belonging to, for example, Social Sciences (General), Statistics, Demography, Gerontology, Environmental Psychology, Human Ecology, Education, Psychology/Psychiatry, Public Health, and so forth. Works classified as belonging to Religion, History, Law, Technology, Language (e.g., communication studies, mass media, sociolinguistics, etc.), Science (e.g., information theory, network analysis, mathematical statistics, history of science, etc.), Technology (e.g., technological change), and so forth may also be pertinent.