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Sociology Library Resources at Penn State Harrisburg

This guide is for students in Penn State Harrisburg's Sociology courses. It includes databases, research tips, and other resources for various SOC courses and assignments.

Gender Databases

In addition to Sociological Abstracts and JSTOR: Sociology, try these:

Recommended Journals

Many journals contain articles about gender and related topics. Below are the current scholarly journals that are most heavily used by Penn State faculty and students. If you'd like additional recommendations, contact Sociology librarian Bernadette A. Lear (BAL19@psu.edu).

For links to additional journals available at Penn State, see BrowZine: LGBT Studies and BrowZine: Women's Studies. If you are using it off-campus, choose “Penn State University Libraries” from the list, and supply your Access Account user ID and password when prompted.

Recomended Books

To find additional books, you can search the Penn State Library Catalog

At Penn State Harrisburg Library, many Gender and Sexuality books have numbers that begin with "HQ" -- here is a list of HQ books at Harrisburg, and a list of HQ e-books available online.