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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.

Social Problems/Social Change Databases

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

Recommended Journals

Many journals contain articles about social problems, movements, and change. 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 (

For links to additional journals available at Penn State, see BrowZine: Social Problems and BrowZine: Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change. 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.