Library Resources

Institute of Urban Studies

The IUS library holds thousands of books and research papers covering a wide range of topics in urban studies, including geography, economics, housing, planning, sociology, urban design and social policy.

New Arrivals

Perverse cities: hidden subsidies, wonky policy, and urban sprawl
Author: Pamela Blais

Stolen City: Racial Capitalism and the Making of Winnipeg
Author: Owen Toews 

Indigenous Homelessness: Perspectives from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Evelyn Peters (Editor), Julia Christensen (Editor)

Constructing the Patriarchal City: Gender and the built environments of London, Dublin, Toronto and Chicago, 1870s into the 1940s
Author: Maureen A. Flanagan

The North End Revisited Photographs by John Paskievich Author: John Paskievich

Rooster Town: The History of an Urban Metis Community, 1901–1961
Authors: Evelyn Peters, Mathew Stock, and Adrian Werner

Accountability and Responsiveness at the Municipal Level: Views from Canada
Author/Editor: Edited by Sandra Breux and Jérome Couture


Research Links

Here are some links that will help you with your research:

University of Winnipeg Urban Studies Databases
IUS Library Catalog
IUS Reference Collection
IUS WinnSpace Community

Databases and Journals
Alternative Press Index
SAGE Knowledge eReference
Journal Of Environmental Psychology

Useful Call Numbers

Research Portals
CMHC Research Tools and Resources
CHRA Document Library
Homeless Hub


The IUS library subscribes to The Winnipeg Free Press

we also have copies of:

Metro News Winnipeg
The Uniter

Other Reading

This is a collection of links to blogs, online news, and other material related to urban studies:

Panetizen (urban planning news and opinion)
CityLab (urban news)
The Atlantic Cities