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SOC 412 Animals, People, and Nature: MSU Libraries

MSU Libraries: A quick review of major resources and services

Ask A Librarian

You have many options to ask questions about library resources: in-person, phone, email, online chat.  Chat services are available 24/7.  Your subject librarian is available by appointment for one-on-one research help.  See my contact info in the right-hand panel.

Library Catalog

Search the online catalog for books and some other materials (e-books, movies, music, maps, etc).


Starting point for access to the library's electronic resources: article indexes and databases, online journals, newspapers, data, etc.

Research Guides

Tools created by MSU Librarians that provide lists of resources and search strategies for finding information on specific subjects.

Inter-Library Loan

Request access to books, journal articles, and other materials not available at MSU.

Distance Learning

Contact Distance Learning Services 24/7 Support Line for technical problems with library e-resources

Your Library Account

Renew books online.

Sociology Librarian

Carin Graves

Librarian Liaison for Sociology, Social Work, and Human Development and Family Studies

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