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This subject guide identifies selected print and electronic sources available to SFU students, faculty and staff for Urban Studies research.
If you need help, please contact Nina Smart, Liaison Librarian, at 778.782.5043, email@example.com (Monday (wfh) to Thursday ), or Book a research appointment. See also Ask a librarian if Nina is not available, or you have a general question.
Services for Urban Studies students
Research assistance for the Urban Studies Program is centred at Belzberg Library at SFU Vancouver's Harbour Centre.
SFU Libraries provides extensive services for graduate students. Check out the SFU Library Research Commons to learn about upcoming workshops, writing services, and more.
Help with course assignments
- Urban Transportation URB 660
- Urban Housing Policy URB 665
- Urban Research Methods URB 670
- Seminar in Urban Studies URB 696
- Urban Professional Development URB 601 & 602
Topic and related pages
- Aging and the City
- Car-Free & Car-Light Areas in Cities (BUS 360 wiki)
- Cities and Crisis (GEOG 364)
- Urban Energy Futures (Semester in Dialogue)
- Urban Bylaws, Legislation and Planning Resources
- Women and Cities (GSWS 411 / URB 695)
- Using SPSS for your research? See: SPSS Resources page
New Urban Studies books
- Wilhelmsburg is our home! : racialized residents on urban development and social mix planning in a Hamburg neighbourhood /
- The Complex City /
- Steal the street : the intersection of homelessness and gentrification /
- Carbon change : Canada on the brink of decarbonization /
- Houses that can save the world /
- Port Business /
- Unequal cities : overcoming anti-urban bias to reduce inequality in the United States /
- When Trains Ruled the Kootenays : A Short History of Railways in Southeastern British Columbia /
- Global poverty : rethinking causality /
- Cities matter : a Montrealer's ode to Jane Jacobs, economist /