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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.

Race/Ethnicity Databases

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

Recommended Journals

Many journals contain articles about race, ethnicity, 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: Ethnic, Race, and Gender 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.

Recommended Books

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

At Penn State Harrisburg Library, some books pertaining to racial and ethnic groups have numbers that begin with "HT," an area that is shared with books on Urban Planning and Urban Studies. Here is a list of HT books at Harrisburg, and a list of HT e-books available online.