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Tutt Library Research Guides


HY200 Topics in History: Urban History: Getting Started

General Encyclopedias

Reference and general subject books provide excellent historical overviews that will help you put topics into context. The resources are a great way to

  • Brainstorm ideas
  • Narrow an existing topic
  • Glean keywords for catalog and database searches
  • Leverage bibliographies for the next stage of your research

Take a few minutes to browse the books about urban design and city planning. Call numbers for these books begin with GF, HT, and NA. For a detailed list, check out the Library of Congress Classification Outlines

Research Librarian

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Shelley Harper
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