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Library resources for Sociology students.


Research Guides

Urban and Metro Resources

To find resources on Urban and Metro topics,

Here are some examples of basic search terms you can use to start out:

  • urban sociology
  • city planning
  • city and town life
  • St. Paul metropolitan area

Find more information in the reference works and website links on this page.


Minneapolis and St. Paul support a number of neighborhood and special interest newspapers.

The websites here do overlap, but each site also lists unique titles so it may be worth checking all of them.

Looking for the Star Tribune? Use ProQuest Newspapers.


Online Reference Sources

Print Reference Sources

Print reference books can be found in the Reference Section, near the Learning Commons on the first level of the library.