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Urban Studies: Quick Guide

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Books on Urban Studies are mainly housed on the 2 & 3/F of the University Library and the Architecture Library.

Citing References - APA

APA (American Psychological Association) style is one of the common citation styles for referencing:

  • APA Style Guide from Purdue Online Writing Lab
    The resource provides the American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style. It contains resources on in-text citation and the References page, as well as APA sample papers, slide presentations, and the APA classroom poster.
  • You may also read the Citation style recommendations / guidelines for other disciplines from the University.

Subject Headings

The following table lists the call number of books of various Urban Studies categories in the Library. The books are mainly housed on the second and third floor of the University Library (Location of Collections | the static map) and the Architecture Library.

Please note: the table only lists out the major scope of particular categories. Other related books and e-books subscribed by the Library need to be located via the LibrarySearch.


Major Subject LC Class
Architecture and Society NA2543.S6
City planning HT165.5-HT169.9
Cities and towns HT101-HT395
Housing policy HD7287.3
Land use HD101-HD1395.5
Urban economics HT321-HT325
Urban policy HT101-HT395
Urban renewal HT170-HT178
Urban Transportation HE305-HE311
Urbanization HT361-HT384




Faculty Liaison Librarian (Faculty of Social Science)

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Doris Chan
Learning Support, University Library,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3943-9738