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Urban Studies: Search for books and articles

This is a library guide page to resources on Urban Studies topics

Books and articles

Use the Searchworks catalog. For simple searches, type your search terms in the main box. For more complex searches, use Advanced Search

View this sample search for "gentrification." Note that you can narrow results by using the facets on the left. In this case, results are limited to online books between 2000 and 2021.



Here are ways to find journal articles:

  • Articles + - In Searchworks, click on the arrow to change "Catalog" to "Articles+" 
  • Databases - Search a journal database (see tabs in this section to suggested databases)

Use these search tips to find articles in Articles+ and other databases. 

You also can browse journals about cities. Here are a few:

Urban Studies

International Journal of Urban & Regional Research

City & Community

Environment and Planning

Agora (student-operated journal)


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