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Water Infrastructure + Urban Form in the Arid Lands
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Best Databases for Urban Studies Research

These databases will help you locate periodical literature, including scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles:

  • Project Muse
    Full-text and abstracts of scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences.
  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals  
    This will also search the Art Full Text database at the same time.
    Some results will be citation only (from Avery).
  • JSTOR  
    Core journals in ecology, economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as other key fields in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select
    A multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database providing full text articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts from over 1,600 publications.

Secondary Databases

  • ProQuest Research Library
    Popular favorite with full-text for a wide range of subjects, from a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic
    Full-text news, business, and legal publications. Includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.
  • Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times
    Full-text coverage from 1881-1986. Browse or search complete issues of the Los Angeles Times from cover to cover.
  • All Woodbury databases
    Still need more? Here's an alphabetical list of all databases to which Woodbury subscribes.

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