Social Work

Call Numbers for Social Work

Relevant books may be found throughout the range of Library of Congress call numbers, the general classification for Social Sciences. You can find these books on the second floor of Thompson Library.

The majority of books on Social Work will be found in call number range HV 40-69 

Other sections that are likely to have Social Work-related books:

HN - Social history and conditions; Social problems; Social reform

BF - Psychology

- Political Science

- Law

- Medicine and Health Care

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Can't Find a Book in Our Collection?

We have two options for getting a book you need that we don't have in our collection.

First you can check to see if it is available on the Ann Arbor campus. If it is, you can request that it be sent here for you to check out. See our Get This page for information and instructions on how to use this service.

If it's not available in Ann Arbor you can place an Interlibrary Loan request. This means that the book will come from a participating library elsewhere in the United States. See our Interlibrary Loan page for information and instructions on how to use this service.

Reading a Library of Congress Call Number

This video will explain how Library of Congress Classification works in order to aid you when locating books within the Thompson Library.

Visit the Library of Congress Classification Outline for more information.

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