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Learn how to choose the best and most reliable information that meets your research needs.
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Quick MLA, APA, and Chicago style guides for bibliographies; tools for storing and organizing sources.
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Collections & Archives
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Self-paced online tutorial that introduces students to research skills and UW Libraries resources and services.
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Urban Design and Planning (UrDP)
Urban Design and Planning (UrDP): Government Organizations
Subject Guide for Urban Design and Planning Students.
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King County Comprehensive Plan
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King County Performance, Strategy, & Budget - Demographics
King County Performance, Strategy, & Budget - Growth Management
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State of Washington City and County Data
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State of Washington Department of Transportation
Research Reports Index
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State of Washington Office of Financial Management - Research & Data
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Census Bureau - American Community Survey
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