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Urban & Regional Studies: Welcome

Guide to information for topics related to urban studies and city planning.

What's in This Guide

Information on citizenship

In this guide you will find:


  • Recommended databases to discover articles
  • Information to locate specific journals by title


  • Books, videos, and more in our campus libraries
  • Books to borrow from other libraries


  • Core E-Journals for Urban Studies and City Planning

Web Sites

  • Recommended websites
  • Website evaluation video
  • Links to City Codes
  • Links to Data and Statistics

Legal Information

  • Library Subscription Database for Legal Research
  • State of Minnesota Legal Resources
  • Municipal Codes and Ordinances

Statistics and Data

  • General data sources useful to planners
  • Minnesota statistics and data sources

GIS Data

  • General GIS data sources
  • Local GIS data sources


  • US Topographic Maps in the Library and Online
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
  • Outline of the organization of the Maps Collection

Citing Sources

  • Helpful books and websites for Chicago Manual Style
  • Helpful books and websites for APA style
  • Information on citation managers

Careers/Grad Schools

  • Links to Job Lists and Career Information
  • Links to Graduate School Information

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