Selected Resources for: Urban Housing

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Subject Librarian:

Mary E. Schoenborn

hawki003@tc.umn.edu

This subject covers: housing programs, affordable housing, housing finance, and community development.


Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Use this popular research database to find business articles from 2,200 journals and magazines in marketing, management, information technology, operations, human resources, accounting, finance and economics dating back to 1965. Additional company and industry profiles from Datamonitor are included along with country reports and SWOT analyses.

Since its establishment in 1914, PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) has chronicled issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources, including references to monographs, periodical articles, notes and announcements, government documents, policy reports and analytics. Addition of the Archive to our current PAIS International database extends comprehensive access to public and social policy information.

This core database for the field of sociology contains information on sociology and social policy worldwide. Sociological Abstracts includes citations from the 1952-present.


Catalogs & Indexes to Government Publications

Index to United Nations Documents and Publications

This index provides access to bibliographic citations of current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications. The index benefits researchers who need information on international problems of an economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian nature. Peaceand security, world hunger, human rights, economic development, the environment, and atomic energy are among the issues addressed by the United Nations.


General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database. Includes full text access to over 4,000 scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications back to 1975. A great place to start your research on any topic. Find search tips on their help page.


Indexes, Other

Index to statistical publications from US and state government agencies, international intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, business organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, and universities.


Catalogs and Bibliographies

Bibliographies

Housing and Urban Economic Development in Developing Countries: An Annotated Bibliography


General Reference Sources

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Housing


Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of American Public Policy

Encyclopedia of Urban America: The Cities and Suburbs

Useful headings: Rapid Transit, Transportation, Urbanization, Urban Technologies, and Railroads.


General Reference Works

CQ Press is a publisher of research about the American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. CQ Researcher includes reports on current affairs, social policy and other controversies back to 1923. CQ Almanac has analysis on the major legislation and actions of congress for each year since 1945. CQ Weekly provides in-depth reporting on public policy, politics, congressional legislation, and elections extending back to 1983. Other content includes Voting and Elections Collection and Politics in America.


Internet Resources

Gateways & Megasites

GPO Access is a service of the US Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.


Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions

Magazine Titles

Useful for tracking federal legislation. Also known as CQ Weekly Report. After 1998, this publication is known as CQ Weekly. The online version contains the full-text of articles since 1983.


Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

Information and research on housing in the United States. Analyzes the dynamic relationships between housing markets and economic, demographic, and social trends. Publishes the annual State of the Nation's Housing.

Contains links to Minnesota information including statistics and government reports.


Statistics and Data

Statistical Guides


Statistical Resources

Demographics of the U.S.: Trends and Projections

The volume is divided into 10 chapters and covers attitudes, behavior, education, health, housing, income, labor force, and more.

Housing Profile: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN-WI

The statistical tables on this web site cover general population, youth and elderly populations, human settlements, water supply and sanitation, housing, health, child-bearing, education, literacy, income and economic activity, and unemployment for as many countries as possible in the most current year possible.


Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).


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