F&M College Library

SOC 310: Urban Sociology

Lancaster, PA Newspapers

On the database homepage, scroll down, and click on the link Lancaster Papers.

Lancaster, PA Journals

Search for references to articles published in the Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society.

  • In the database:
    • type in the first search box: journal of the lancaster historical society
    • then "Select a Field": SO Publication Name
  • Type your search statement in the next search box.  Search! 
  • If you find a reference to a useful article, go to the Ground Level of the Shadek-Fackenthal Library, and look for the range of shelves featuring the title Lancaster County Historical Society.  (Note: if the article was published in the past few years, check the Periodicals Room first!)

Search for articles published in Pennsylvania History and The Pennsylvania Magazine.

  • In the database, click on the Advanced Search link.
  • On the search page, scroll down and type the title of the journal into the Journal or Book Title box:
    • pennsylvania history
    • the pennsylvania magazine
  • Scroll back up to the top of the page, and type lancaster into the first search box.
  • Next, type in your search statement in the next search box.
  • Under the heading Narrow By, select: Articles
  • Search!

Books with content about Lancaster, PA

Search the F&M Library catalog DISCOVER for books:

  1. Start at the F&M College Library web site: library.fandm.edu
  2. Click on the BOOKS tab.
  3. Copy and paste in this search statement:
    su: lancaster AND (pa OR pennsylvania) AND kw:  _________ 
    --add your field site type (e.g. market, synagogue, museum, church, gallery, park, etc.) after the "AND kw:"
  4. Search!

Scholarly Sources for Urban Sociology

Popular Sources for Urban Sociology

Lancaster County Historical Society

City of Lancaster, PA

Lancaster County, PA: Government Site

Interlibrary Loan/ILL: Articles and Books

To request articles or books/book chapters or other materials not available at F&M, use Interlibrary Loan/ILL 


E-Z Borrow: Books

To request print books to which we do not have immediate access, use E-ZBorrow