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This is a list of Urban Studies resources to assist you with your research and include important policy and research centers. Please contact the WPU Reference Desk if you need assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-720-2116.
Center for Urban Policy Research (Rutgers University)
The site features a description of CUPR's current research areas and projects, a list of its published books, policy reports and working papers, affiliated institute links and CUPR's periodical, CUPReport.
Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research
Established at the University of Albany, the Center honors the tradition of interdisciplinary scholarship established by Lewis Mumford (1895-1990), one of the most distinguished urbanists of the 20th Century. The site provides links to useful data sources, maps, teaching and educational material.
Metropolitan Area Research Corporation (MARC)
MARC is a non-profit research and geographic information systems (GIS) firm with a history of service to the public interest, government, philanthropy, academia, and private research institutions. MARC's expertise lies in presenting cutting edge demographic research through the striking spatial display of data.
Metropolitan Policy Program (Brookings Institute)
The Program provides decision makers with cutting-edge research and policy ideas for improving the health and prosperity of cities and metropolitan areas. The web site includes numerous research publications, policy briefs and commentary, and a bi-monthly newsletter.