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Contemporary Housing Research Guide

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Library Catalog
Search the library catalog for books located in Owens Library, in 4 academic libraries
in our Towers region, or in over 50 MOBIUS Missouri academic libraries. REQUEST books Owens Library does not own from MOBIUS libraries.

LC Subject Heading Examples for Housing Linked to the Library Catalog
Housing United States
Housing policy
Housing Policy United States
Discrimination in housing United States
City planning
Cities and towns Growth
Housing Rural United States

Use this database to search for books across the United States outside of Missouri and borrow them using Interlibrary Loan Book/Microfilm Request.

Search Owens Library's eBook collection of over 52,000 volumes, including hundreds of eBooks on housing, housing policy, urban development, and population studies.

Google Book Search
Use Google Books Search to search entire book contents for keywords or phrases and view the keywords or phrases in context. Use the Find this book in a library link to determine the closest library owning the book (and then use MOBIUS REQUEST or InterLibrary Loan to obtain a copy of the book).

Journal Articles
1. FCS Databases

2. Google Scholar Search

Government Resources
1. Official US Government Search Engines and Portals Government Made Easy
This is the official web portal for United States government and is intended to make government infomation easy to find.

"GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) is an advanced digital system that will enable GPO to manage Government information in a digital form." Collections now available in FDsys include:
  • Congressional Bills
  • Congressional Documents
  • Congressional Hearings
  • Congressional Record
  • Congressional Reports
  • Federal Register
  • Public and Private Laws
  • Compilation of Presidential Documents
GPO Access
"GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted."

2. U.S. Government Agency Web Sites
U.S. Census Bureau
"The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy."

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
"HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination."

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Find the most comprehensive information on vital statistics concerning health and disease in the United States. Contains online access to essential publications like the Mobidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) and VitalSTATS.

3. Government Statistics
Census Bureau statistical tools and databases.

"FedStats, which has been available to the public since 1997, provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. With convenient searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more, FedStats is your one location for access to the full breadth of Federal statistical information."

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Data & Statistics
Links to surveys, interactive tools, publications, and vital statistics.

United Nations Statistics Division
"The Statistics Division is committed to the advancement of the global statistical system. We compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. We facilitate the coordination of international statistical activities and support the functioning of the UN Statistical Commission as the apex entity of the global statistical system."

4. Google U.S. Government Advanced Search

5. Owens Library Law and Congressional Information Research Guides

American Congress/Political Science Research Guide

Law Research Guide

Mapping Resources
U.S. Census Bureau Maps and Cartographic Resources

MapStats: United States

Census 2000 Population Profile Maps

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