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Course Guide to SOC 389: Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture

This Course Guide is created to provide library resources for the students who take the class of Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture. Students can visit this Guide to get library books, journal articles, database materials and writing tools

discoverE for Resources Held in Emory Libraries


Use discoverE to find books, e-books, journals, e-journals, videos, government documents, electronic thesis & dissertations, Emory digitized materials, online databases and other materials at the Emory libraries, which include Woodruff General, Pitts Theology, Health Sciences, McMillan Law, Chemistry, Math & Science Center and Oxford Libraries.

The best way to search in discoverE is to sign in your Emory account, access the library catalog from your account.  In that way, you can save your search results and create your own little library by using "e-Shelf" function.  From your account, you can also request a checked out title.

You can use Combined Tab on discoverE to find books and articles.

To find books you can also use Google Books. It searches the full text of the book.  If you find a title that does not have a full text to read online, then continue your search in discoverE to see if we have it.

Check out Material Directly from Local Libraries

Emory students can use their Emory Card to borrow materials from the following libraries:

  • Georgia State University
  • Georgia Tech
  • Univeristy of Georgia (Athens)

Here is the Catalogs of the University System of Georgia:

GIL Universal Catalog

Register your account by visiting the circulation desk at the lending library to get borrowing!

Library Catalogs Worldwide

Interlibrary Loan

If a book, a chapter of a book, a journal article or newspaper article is not held in Emory Libraries, you can request them through our Interlibrary Loan Service.  Here is the Link:

Interlibrary Loan