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Urban Studies & Planning Research Guide: Home

Recommended resources for doing research in urban studies and planning

General Library Info


Welcome to Urban Studies & Planning research at the UC San Diego Library!

The tabs above will guide you to resources that are useful in general urban studies and planning research. Guides for specific USP courses are below, listing resources that are most useful for that particular course.

Librarians are available via chat/email/phone/ in-person if you need general research help. Please feel free to contact me directly if you need more in-depth assistance.


USP Course Guides

Guides for individual courses provide library and other information resources specific to that course.

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