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Tutt Library Research Guides
Urban History and Design Subject Headings
The Library of Congress uses the following subject headings for books about urban design and city planning. Your best bet is to do a subject search using these headings, but you may also want to do a keyword search too.
- Cities and towns
- City and town life
- City planners
- City planning
- City planning - Environmental aspects
- City planning - United States - Case studies
- City planning - United States - History
- Gentrification - United States
- Inner cities
- Neighborhoods -- United States
- Public housing
- Regional planning
- Residential mobility
- Sociology, Urban
- Sustainable development
- Urban beautification
- Urban communities
- Urban policy
- Urban renewal
You can use Prospector to order books that are either checked out or not owned by Tutt Library.
- Access to materials (books, CDs, DVDs, etc.) throughout Colorado and Wyoming
- Materials arrive in 3-5 business days
Catalog Search Tips
When searching TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat, try to
- Use broad keywords from your class reading to begin your search.
- Refine your searches by adding keywords.
- Click on the subject headings of interesting books to find similar materials.
- Try the Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus to find variations of keywords and subject headings.
Track Your Prospector Requests
You can track Prospector requests through your TIGER account.
Tutt Library, Colorado College Research Help Desk: 719-389-6662, Texting: 719-387-5441, E-mail: tuttref@ColoradoCollege.edu