Subject Headings are assigned to books and other materials in LINC to help categorize them across disciplines. One item can have several subject headings. Sometimes starting with the subject heading is a good way to learn about resources on your topic. Here is a small selection of Urban Studies-focused headings to get you started:
Books in the Library are also classified by call number. Each call number represents a certain subject area. It is likely that if you find one good book on your topic, there will be others nearby on the shelf about that same topic. Browse the shelves!!!
D, DA, DB, DC, etc. - World history and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc. To determine the particular call number for your country or region of interest, visit this page.
GF125 Cities.Urban geography
GF127 Rural settlements. Rural geography
HE305-311 Urban transportation
HT101-395 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
HT161-165 Garden cities. "The city beautiful"
HT165.5-169.9 City planning
HT170-178 Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment
HT201-221 City population; Including children in cities, immigration
HT231 Effect of city life
HT251-265 Mental and moral life
HT281 Recreation. Amusements
HT321-325 The city as an economic factor. City promotion
HT330-334 Metropolitan areas
HT351-352 Suburban cities and towns
HT361-384 Urbanization. City and country
HT388 Regional economics. Space in economics
HT390-395 Regional planning
The NUS Libraries have significant print and online resources relating to urban studies and human geography. Below is an abridged list of resources to get you started. Remember that the Library organizes information by SUBJECT. So, items that are similar in topic will be grouped together by Call Number.