Social Science and History Department
Social Science and History Desk

The Collection

The Social Science and History Department maintains a collection of:

  • Reference and circulating books as well as audiobooks
  • U.S. government documents
  • More than 100,000 maps of various kinds

Subject areas covered include:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Child Care
  • Coins
  • Costume History
  • Criminology
  • Education
  • Folklore
  • Geography and Travel
  • History
  • Law
  • Marriage and the family
  • Political Science
  • Sociology and Social Problems
  • Women’s Studies

State Library Resources

The Department's resources offer customers a vast panoply of information in a variety of areas:

  • The Collection includes books to find financial assistance for college.
  • Class Visit Guides - Database instruction and library tours for high school students.
  • The Grants Collection provides books and workshops on grant seeking and nonprofits as well as free access to the Foundation Directory Online.