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Urban Research Seminar - Oakland Campus: Getting Started

This guide is designed to assist students in URBST 1500: Urban Research Seminar with Prof. Michael Glass. Sources featured in this guide will enable students to develope research skills to examine distant cities.

Getting Started: How to Use this Guide

This guide has been created to assist students in locating and utilizing resources relating to Dr. Michael Glass' URBNST 1500 - Urban Skills Seminar at the University of Pittsburgh. Start by selecting the tabs above or the links below.

This guide contains:

  • PITTCat+Locate books relating to urban studies that are available through PITTCat+, our gateway searching tool.
  • Finding Articles: Browse Academic Search Premier, a searchable database of full text articles. Locate specific journals relating to urban studies.
  • Statistical Information for Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
  • Scholarly Information: Browse information on how to determine if information is scholarly.
  • Citing in Chicago 15th Edition: Learn how to correctly cite sources using Turabian 7th.  

Skyline of a city, showing several tall skyscrapers. The tallest buildings are at the left and right of the image, with several low-rises in the immediate foreground. Most of the towers are lit up, as night is approaching

Panorama of Singapore's skyline at dusk

source- wikipedia

      Liaison Librarian

      Christopher Lemery
      207E Hillman Library