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RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic service that allows you to collect, create, and manage citations. RefWorks will help you from the very beginning to the very end of your research process, allowing you to organize citiations, link to full-text content and even build your works cited.
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Ask your professor for his or her citation preference, as each may have a particular style they wish you to use.
The Internet guides are helpful but they are an abbreviated version of the printed manuals. Come into the library for any citation that the internet guide does not address.
Welcome Senior Sequence!
Welcome USP Senior Sequence! Browse the tabs above to find specific resources for your Area of Concentration. There is a lot of cross-over in the research areas, so be sure to browse the other tabs as resources in your area run dry.
Kelly Smith, the Urban Studies & Planning Program Librarian, can help you find resources related to your topic. Mike Smith, our GIS coordinator, can assist you with questions about GIS or finding GIS data.
The books below (and listed on your syllabus) are on reserve at the Library for 186/187. Copies are also available at the UCSD bookstore.
- Graff, Gerald, Cathy Birkenstein, and Russel K. Durst. 2012. "They say/I say": the moves that matter in academic writing. New York: W.W. Norton Company.
- Green, Gary P. and Anna Haines. 2012. Asset building and community development. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
- Robson, Colin. 2011. Real world research: a resource for users of social research methods in applied settings. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Blackwell.
- De Young, Raymond and Thomas Princen. 2012. The localization reader: adapting to the coming downshift. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
- Fainstein, Susan S. 2010. The just city. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
- Marshall, Catherine and Gretchen B. Rossman. 2011. Designing qualitative research. Los Angeles.
- Turabian, Kate L. 2007. A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago style for students and researchers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
- Yin, Robert K. 2009. Case study research: design and methods. Los Angeles, Calif.: Sage Publications.