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Currently all ULS libraries are closed, but if you have questions, please contact Ask Us or check our Library Collections & Services: Updates for Summer 2020 page for ways we can still help!

Check out our resources for Urban Studies, an expansive multidisciplinary field

The UN estimates that by 2030, more than two-thirds of the total world population will live in urban areas. Most of this increase will take place in the megacities and newly emerging urban regions of what used to be called the developing world.

Urban studies is an expansive multidisciplinary field that addresses people's environment -- how and where they live as well how their government deals with the social, economic, and political issues related to urban affairs and urban studies on a local, regional and national level. It includes urban anthropology, urban economics, urban geography, urban history, urban politics, urban psychology, and urban sociology.

Here is a subject guide to get you and your students started on locating resources and information: