Welcome to the LibGuide for Urban Studies. Here you will find links to useful databases and web resources for Urban Studies scholarship. Please feel free to contact me for a research consultation or with any questions or requests that you may have. You can directly access my calendar in the box at lower left.
If you're new to writing college level research papers, you might like to take a look at our guide below.
Biedermann. "New York City in 1999". From New York World, December 1900. Luna Insight.
It can be hard sometimes to know whether a source is trustworthy or not. One quick method is the following. It's not foolproof but it does give you some things to think about when evaluating a source.:
Try asking yourself the following questions:
Of course, Karen can also help you determine the validity of any resource you might be unsure about.
The above test was developed by librarian Sarah Blakeslee and her team at California State University, Chico.