:: research methods guides

F2013 Urban Studies Research Methods Workshop handouts and contacts:

The City’s Built Environment
Visual Evidence: Hannah Bennett, Architecture Library
Geographic Data and Maps: Wangyal Shawa, Map and Geospatial
Information Center, Lewis Library
Urban Infrastructure and Environment: Colby Fisher and Ted Segal,          Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Urban Institutions and their Records
Historical City Newspapers, Databases & Primary Sources: Elizabeth Bennett, Firestone Library
Political and Economic Data: Bobray Bordelon, Firestone Library
Mining the Local Archive: Alison Isenberg, Department of History

Inhabiting the City
Normative Approaches to Urban Planning and Architecture: the Contribution of Political Theory:  Jan-Werner Mueller, Department of Politics
EthnographyRachael Ferguson, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Sociology
The City and the Imagination: Simon Gikandi, Department of English Quantitative Data and Statistics: Tod Hamilton, Department of Sociology

Mudd Manuscript Library Important Links

English Department Important Links

Please feel free to contact any of our expert library staff and faculty presenters above for guidance.

The Urban Studies Research Methods Workshop will be offered each Fall semester after Fall break to all Princeton University undergraduate and graduate students to assist them in their research.

S2013 Research Methods Workshop