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Urban Studies: Finding Books

Finding Books at Fordham University Libraries

The page contains information about how to search for books at Fordham University Libraries along with selections of recent books and links to library services.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for Urban Studies

Feel free to copy and paste these Library of Congress Subject Headings into the catalog to search for books.

subject search example

City planning--New York (State)--New York

City planning--Environmental aspects

City planning--Technological innovations

City and town life--Europe--History

Cities and towns

Cities and towns, Medieval--Europe

Cities and towns--Technological innovations

Community development, Urban

Discrimination in housing--United States


Gentrification--New York (State)--New York

Housing policy--New York (State)--New York

Housing policy--United States

Land use, Urban--United States

Low-income housing--United States

Real property

Recycling (Waste, etc.)

Sociology, urban

Sustainable urban development

Library of Congress Call Number Ranges for Urban Studies

GF101-127 Settlements

GF125 Cities.Urban geography

GF127 Rural settlements. Rural geography

HD7260-7780.8 Industrial hygiene. Industrial welfare (includes public & low income housing)

HE305-311 Urban transportation

HT101-395 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology

HT161-165 Garden cities.

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 Library Catalog & OneSearch Video Tutorials

Check out the following videos to learn how to search for books in the library catalog (and place a hold) or use OneSearch to locate books (and articles) available at Fordham University Libraries.

 Looking for ebooks only? Select the "Online Resources" option under the library dropdown limiter before your press Search in the catalog.

Shows Online Resources Limiter from Catalog Search Page

Placing Holds on Books

You may Place a Hold on a book and have it delivered to your desired campus.

Once you press the Place Hold button on the Item Details page of a catalog record, enter your Fordham ID number without the preceding "A", PIN, and select your campus.

Books should arrive in 1-2 business days. A notification email will be sent to your Fordham email account when the item is available for pickup at your home library. See the Borrowing at Fordham page for more information.

Requesting Book Chapters & Print Journal Articles

Searching WorldCat / OCLC FirstSearch

Find books and other items outside of Fordham with WorldCat / OCLC FirstSearch, a platform that enables searching across the largest library network of collections around the world.

InterLibrary Loan

Borrowing books or accessing articles that are not available at any of the Fordham University Libraries requires assistance from Interlibrary Loan.

Resources at Other Libraries

Research Help

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