About the Social Science Libraries Section


Social Science Libraries are special libraries supporting research and practice in the broad domain of the Social Sciences. Thus the section includes for example big Business Libraries as well as small research institute libraries in the fields of linguistics or anthropology.

Following the extensional definition by H.P. Hogeweg-de Haart (FID, 1981), i.e. the UNESCO definition plus other disciplines the Social Sciences include the following disciplines:
... anthropology, communication science, criminology, demography, economics, education, environmental planning, futurology, geography, history, labour science, law, library and information science, linguistics, management science, philosophy, political science, public administration, psychology, social policy, sociology, statistics, science of religion, science of science ...

Social Science Libraries

Last update: 9 October 2015