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SOC 470: Urban Sociology

Census Paper

How to find background information

Use reference sources to get ideas for topics, to get background information, and to guide you to additional information.
Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census
REF HA37 .U55 E53 2000

Understanding the census: a guide for marketers, planners, grant writers, and other data users
REF HA201 1990AR

Using the 1990 U.S. census for research
REF HA201 1990AD

How to find Census Data

2000 Census
American Factfinder
Access to the latest population, housing, and economic data from the US Census Bureau.

1970 Census
C3.1
Ground Level, Shadek-Fackenthal Library

"Developing City" Paper

How to find background information

Country Studies
From the Library of Congress.

Foreign Governments
Links to individual foreign government pages, Northwestern University.

Statistical Universe
Access to statistical data from U.S. government agencies, private organizations, and international sources.

How to find journal and newspaper articles

Historical Abstracts
Comprehensive international historical coverage (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Covers abstracts from 1954 to the present.

Lexis-Nexis
Connections to international newspaper articles. Select World News as your news category and then the appropriate geographic area as your news source.

PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
International coverage of information about political, economic and social issues and events in specific countries. Covers 1972 to the present.

Sociological Abstracts
Full version comprehensive database of over 1500 journals covering urban sociology, social work, and other social sciences.

Lancaster Research Paper

How to find background information

REF F157.L2 O9 1993
Our village our children: a report to Lancaster County about its children United Way of Lancaster County's Children's Forum.

REF G1260.L3 E25 1990
Census tract/block numbering area outline map (1990). Lancaster County (071), Pennsylvania (42) [map]. United States. Bureau of the Census.

REF F157.L2 M737 1988 INDEX
J.I. Mombert's authen[t]ic history of Lancaster County 1869.

REF HA601. A542 1972
Census of population and housing; Census tracts: Lancaster, Pa., Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area. United States. Bureau of the Census.

REF F157.L2 L38 1986 1953
Lancaster County League of Women Voters of Lancaster County, Pa.

REF F157.L2 K6 1924
Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, a history; editor-in-chief, H. M. J. Klein ... staff historian, E. Melvin Williams Klein, H. M. J. (Harry Martin John), b. 1873.

REF F157.L2 E4 INDEX 1883
History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men Ellis, Franklin, 1828-1885.

REF F157.L2M7 1869
An authentic history of Lancaster County, in the state of Pennsylvania Mombert, J. I. (Jacob Isidor), 1829-1913.

REF HD4976.L28 O24
Occupational wage survey for Lancaster Metropolitan Statistical Area (Lancaster County) Pennsylvania. Dept. of Labor and Industry. Bureau of Research and Statistics.

REF HD5725.P4 A65
Annual planning information report for Lancaster MSA (Lancaster County) Pennsylvania. Dept. of Labor and Industry. Bureau of Research and Statistics.

REF HA607.L36 P46 1997
Pennsylvania county data book. Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Dept. of Commerce. Bureau of Statistics, Research, and Planning..

How to find journal and newspaper articles

America: History and Life
Comprehensive bibliography of articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to present. Covers abstracts 1964 to the present.

Lancaster Intelligencer
Local newspaper, provided by NewsBank. Covers 1995 to present. Complete coverage information can be found here.

Lancaster New Era
Local newspaper, provided by NewsBank. Covers 1995 to present. Complete coverage information can be found here.

Local Web Resources

Lancaster County Government

Lancaster City

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry

How to get articles and books

Full text online:
JStor
Lexis-Nexis

Interlibrary Loan for books and articles:
Form available from Library web page
http://library.fandm.edu/ill.html

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Last updated: 9/22/03 ag, contact Pam Snelson - 291-3896 for assistance