Collection of Social sciences

In the collection of Social Sciences you will find literature on psychology, cultural anthropology, pedagogical sciences, sociology and methodology&statistics.

How to search the collection?

E-books, printed books and journals can be found in WorldCat, e-journals in the list of electronic journals. There is also a list of search engines in the field of Social Sciences, such as encyclopedias, bibliographies, dictionaries and collections of texts.

For tips, theory and training regarding searching and using scholarly information, please check our Libguides.

Where to find the collection?

The printed books and journals can be found on the third floor of the University Library Utrecht Science Park. The last fifteen volumes of the printed journals can be picked up from the shelves, older volumes are in the depositories and must be requested.

Testing materials library

The testing materials library is the collection of psychological, pedagogical and educational testing material of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of Utrecht University. Please use the online form to order test forms (only in Dutch) belonging to the tests.

Purchase suggestion

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Who is responsible for the collection?

  • Collections Psychology, Methodology & Statistics, or Sociology: Jan de Boer
  • Collections Cultural Anthropology, Pedagogical Sciences & Education, or  ISS (Cultural Diversity & Youth / Work, Care & Welfare): Erika Manten
Subject Librarian Social Sciences
Subject Librarian Social Sciences

General questions

Do you have any questions about our library services? Questions about borrowing, renewing, requesting? Any complaints or remarks?

Call us at +31-(0)30-2536115 or send an email to If you have a question about borrowing, please provide your library card number.