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Prof. Baskerville - SOC101 Introduction to Sociology- Annotated Bibliography: Books & Media

The assignment requires books on your topic published by a university press. See below on how to search the library catalog and set your search parameters to find titles from university presses only. 

Filter your results from the catalog

Use the TWEAK YOUR RESULTS functions to narrow your results.

Use the date limiter to get rid of older titles in your search list. Change the dates and click REFINE.

Primo results refine years


Check the box to the left of Available Online to limit your results to ebooks only, or the left of Held by Library to limit to print books only > Apply Filters (at the bottom of the page)

Primo Results available online only

Primo Apply Filters button

How to Find Books in PRIMO - the Library Catalog

Search PRIMO, the library catalog, to find Books in the Harold L. Drimmer Library.

You can sign in to the catalog with your FULL WCC ID ( and password to save items and to access additional resources. *optional

Click the radio button for SEARCH THE WCC LIBRARY

Under MATERIAL TYPE to the right, use the dropdown to select BOOKS

In the first search box, enter your topic

In the second search box enter UNIVERSITY PRESS, to limit the books to those published by a university press.

Click Search to see your results

Primo search in WCC Library for Books from a university press


Some books are print books on the library shelves, which will show a location/collection and a call number. Othersare ebooks accessible online. For some titles the library has both physical and digital copies, like the second example below.

Primo results - ebooks and print books


To find the book on the WCC Library shelves, you will need the CALL NUMBER and LOCATION.

Circulating items can be checked out for 3 weeks with your WCC ID.

REFERENCE  and RESERVE books are on the first floor and must be used in the library.

Books with the location CIRCULATING COLLECTION are on the second and third floors.


Click on a title for more information. Look at the table of contents or description to see if the book might be helpful.

Bibliography record for a book found in the library catalog


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