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URST 498: URST 498: Capstone in Urban Studies (Neill)

Resources to assist students with Capstone projects.

Research Starting Points: Urban Issues & Sustainability

Below are some UNLV Library databases, books, and web resources focusing on urban issues and sustainability to assist you with your assignments.

Start with a basic keyword search. Here are a few examples:

  • sustainability and building
  • green architecture
  • neighborhood beautification and community participation
  • high school dropout rate and community engagement
  • bullying in middle school and civic engagement
  • local impacts and climate change
  • energy and southwestern United States
  • waste disposal
  • public transportation
  • solar energy
  • waste disposal and research

 

Assignment #5: Data Analysis

There are several great resources available to find data/statistics to analyze. Check out the tips & resources below:

Searching on Google is a great place to begin for looking for statistics. In order to obtain official and reliable data, you can limit your sources to government websites by typing site:.gov after your keywords.

Examples:
crime statistics site:.gov
recycling data site:.gov

Library Handouts & Citation Resources

Subject Guide

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Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian
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