Humanities & Social Sciences Collections

The books, journals, government publications, electronic resources, maps and atlases, and microforms in the collection support the study, teaching, and research needs of the students and faculty in the humanities and social sciences.

Areas we cover include Anthropology, English, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Work, Theatre and many more. For a full list of the subject areas we cover along with the Subject Librarian for that area, visit the Subject Librarians’ page.

The HSS collection is housed in both Koerner Library and Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, with the majority of materials in Koerner Library.

We have a strong and quickly growing collection of online resources, including journals, ebook collections, databases, and data.

Developing the Collection

Librarians in the Humanities and Social Sciences division are involved in selecting material for the collection. For information on the librarian responsible for collection development in specific subject and language areas, visit the Subject Librarians’ page.

The collection is shaped by your research, teaching, and learning needs. If you would like to suggest an item for addition to our collection, please use this online form.

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