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Library Research

Research 101 - Getting Started in Library Research

Try the steps outlined in this guide for a simple and effective search strategy to find information for your research paper, project or presentation.

One Search for all WSU Library Materials

WSU Databases in Urban Studies

Finding books on Urban Studies

Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary and/or multidisciplinary subject area. Books can be found under Social Sciences, Sociology, Economics, History and Political Science, and Geography.

For print collections in the Social Sciences, various subtopics can be found under the following call number ranges: 

HT101-395 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology

HT161-165 Garden cities. "The city beautiful"

HT165.5-169.9 City planning

HT170-178 Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

HT201-221 City population  Including children in cities, immigration

HT231 Effect of city life

HT251-265 Mental and moral life

HT281 Recreation. Amusements

HT321-325 The city as an economic factor. City
    promotion

HT330-334 Metropolitan areas

HT351-352 Suburban cities and towns

HT361-384 Urbanization. City and country

HT388 Regional economics. Space in economics

HT390-395 Regional planning

HT401-485 Rural groups. Rural sociology

 

Subject Guide