The library specialist in this subject:

Jody Caldwell
973-408-3481

Resources in Specific Disciplines:

Anthropology Psychology Sociology

General Disciplinary Reference Works:

International encyclopedia of the social sciences, 2008.
Reference 300.3 I161i
Includes introductory articles on topics in anthropology, psychology and sociology, with lists of other sources that are good starting points for research.

Reader’s guide to the social sciences, 2001.
Brief articles on broad topics, part of Credo, a collection of online reference sources

General Database:

Academic Search Premier

Look under “Databases/Resources by Subject” https://www.drew.edu/depts/library/er-subject.aspx

This will be your new best friend: it searches articles in academic journals, magazines & newspapers, and includes full text for lots of them.  Be sure to select the check box or tab for “Scholarly Journals”.

For help learning to search databases, see Using the Library: Introduction, Module 4.

For the articles that aren’t included in the database, use the Article Linker button Article Linker Button to find full-text.

Books

To find books, search the library’s Catalog.  For help learning the library catalog, see Using the Library:  Introduction, Module 3.


 

Specific Disciplines:

Anthropology Psychology Sociology

Getting Started in Anthropology

Encyclopedia of social and cultural anthropology, 2002.
Part of Credo, a collection of online reference sources.

Encyclopedia of anthropology, 2006.
Reference 301.03 E562e

Major Disciplinary Database

Anthropology Plus
Indexes journal articles, books and essays in the field.

Call number areas covering this discipline

LC Call Number Ranges:

  • GF-GV (C-Level)

Dewey Call Number Ranges:

  • 390s (E-Level)

Other resources:

Electronic Resources by Subject:  Anthropology

Citation Manual

The Citation Manual generally used for this discipline is:
The Chicago manual of style
Reference Counter 808.02 C532m

Subject Librarian

Jody Caldwell, 973-408-3481, jcaldwel@drew.edu


Getting Started in Psychology

Basic Reference Books in the Discipline:

Encyclopedia of psychology, 2000.
Reference 150.3 E566e

Concise Corsini encyclopedia of psychology and behavioral science, 2004
Brief articles on central concepts, part of Credo, a collection of online reference sources.

Major Disciplinary Database

PsycINFO
Indexes scholarly articles, essays, dissertations and books in the field.

Call number areas covering this discipline

LC Call Number Ranges:

  • BF 1 – BF 990 Psychology (C-Level)
  • RC 310 – RC 571 Neurology and Psychiatry (C-Level)

Dewey Call Number Ranges:

  • 150s  Psychology (E-Level)
  • 616.8 Psychiatry (B-Level)

Other Resources:

Electronic Resources by Subject:  Psychology

Citation Manual

The Citation Manual generally used for this discipline is:
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 2010.
Reference Counter 808.06615 P976p
See also OWL:  Purdue Online Writing Lab/General APA

Subject Librarian

Jody Caldwell, 973-408-3481, jcaldwel@drew.edu


 

Getting Started in Sociology

Basic Reference Book(s) in the Discipline

Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology, 2007.
Reference 301.03 B632b
Provides introductory articles, along with useful lists of further resources.

Cambridge dictionary of sociology, 2006.
Brief articles on core concepts, part of Credo, a collection of online reference sources.

Major Disciplinary Database

SocINDEX
Indexes scholarly articles, essays, dissertations and papers in the field of sociology.

Call number areas covering this discipline

LC Call Number Ranges:

  • HM – HV (C-Level)

Dewey Call Number Ranges:

  • 301 – 307 (E-Level)

Other resources:

Electronic Resources by Subject:  Sociology

Citation Manual

The Citation Manual generally used for this discipline is:
American Sociological Association style guide, 1997.
Reference Counter 808.027 A512a
See also OWL:  Purdue Online Writing Lab/ASA

Subject Librarian

Jody Caldwell, 973-408-3481, jcaldwel@drew.edu