Terms entered into the single search box on the Cornell University Library website yield a wide variety of resources including cataloged materials, articles, databases names, online journals, and library websites and repositories. To focus your search on finding print or online books or journal titles click on the ‘Catalog’ link.
This catalog contains the holdings of 19 Cornell University libraries (over 7 million items) including records for books, DVDs/videos, sound recordings, magazines/newspapers/journals, computer files, government documents, manuscripts and archives, maps, musical scores, and more.
You can refine your search with the "Limit Your Search" facets on the left. The drop-down menu to the right of the search box allows you to change what field you are searching. (Author, Title, Keyword, Subject.)
Some typical subject headings are:
SOCIAL SCIENCES -- METHODOLOGY
SOCIAL SCIENCES -- HANDBOOKS
SOCIOLOGY -- STATISTICAL METHODS
You can also find books on a particular subject by browsing the library stacks in the area in which the Library of Congress Classification number for that subject is shelved. Most books on sociology are classed in HM.