:: research methods guides

S2013 Urban Studies Research Methods Workshop handouts and contacts:

The City’s Built Environment
Visual Evidence: Hannah Bennett, Architecture Library
Mining the Archive of the Built Environment: Christine Boyer, School of Architecture
Geographic Data and Maps: Wangyal Shawa, Map & Geospatial Info Center, Lewis Library

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
Mudd Manuscript Library: Christie Lutz, Assistant University Archivist for Public Services

Inhabiting the City
Ethnographic Studies, Interviews: Mitchell Duneier, Department of Sociology
Literature: Bill Gleason, Department of English
Quantitative Data and Statistics: Doug Massey, Department of Sociology
Culture: Daphne Brooks, Dept. of English & Center for African-American Studies


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