Use this LibGuide to get started with your research for your Tackling a Wicked Problem course on the topic of access to higher education. The first page has suggestions for where you might find several different types of sources for your research topic. The second page has tips for getting the most out of keyword searching and searching the Internet. The last page has information on how to evaluate the sources you find and where to get help when you are ready to cite them.
Browse print books on topics in access to higher education.
Browse ebooks on topics in access to higher education.
For more accurate search results, use keywords related to your specific topic when searching the catalog, databases, or the Internet.
Many books on higher education have call numbers starting with LB and LC, located on the Lower Level. Some of the categories are listed below. Please ask at the Information Desk or the Reference Desk on the main level if you need help finding anything.
If you've found a great article or book in a database, our catalog, or cited in another source, but you can't seem to find the full text, try the methods below.
If you have a citation to an article, choose Journals and type the journal title into the library catalog to find out what years of the journal are available at PSU.
If you have the citation to an article, search by the title in Google Scholar. Links to full text from PSU or on the Internet will appear to the right side of the results list.