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Urban Studies

This is a selected list of periodical indexes for Urban Studies topics. If you need additional help contact Nina Smart, Liaison Librarian for Urban Studies, Public Policy, and Gerontology (

Top Resources

  1. Human and physical geography.
  2. TRID is a newly integrated database that combines the records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database.
    Partial open access. Some resources are not open access.
  3. Index to English, French and German articles covering Urban Studies
  4. Indexes over 1,900 environmental journals, with fulltext access to about 750. Also available is fulltext access to over 200 monographs.
  5. Catalogue of books and journals, including an index to journal articles. Covers urban design topics.
  6. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.

Other Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. AgeLine is an online index to articles from journals and magazines, books, research reports, and videos related to issues of aging and life at 50+.
  3. Canadian & United States history
  4. Index to architecture and city planning.
  5. Access to Canadian health and public policy documents, and Canadian e-books.
  6. This database offers access to the full text of over 350 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers.
  7. Canadian government publications.
  8. Index to economics journals and working papers.
  9. History of the world outside of Canada & the United States.
  10. Index to political science topics including urban studies.
  11. A web-based mapping application that enables users to create thematic maps and reports using Canadian demographic, business, and consumer data.
  12. Theoretical and applied sociology, social science, and policy science.
  13. Access to BestCase, CriminalSource and LawSource. Contains former Criminal Spectrum content.
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