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Katie Ediger

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Hello Everyone,

This guide brings together resources to help you complete your final project. If you have any questions about research while you are working on this assignment, please contact the library. It's our job to help you! :) You can sign up for a research consultation with a librarian. You can also chat with a librarian by using the chat box on this page or in the library catalog and databases. 

Katie Ediger, Truman College Library Department Chair   

Gentrification Final Project

Choose a city from the list below: 

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Austin, TX
  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Denver, CO
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • New Orleans, LA
  • New York City, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Portland, OR
  • San Francisco-Oakland, CA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Washington D.C.

As part of this project you will need to find 4-5 reliable sources from library and or the web. You'll use these sources when putting together your report and presentation. You'll need to cite these sources using MLA or APA format in your paper. 

Background Research

In order to complete this assignment, you'll need to review relevant class notes, slides, and supplemental material. Use reliable sources and news articles to explore the responses to gentrification in the city.

Consider using the databases below to find some of the 4-5 sources required for the paper. Make sure to consider the age of all publications. A lot has changed in the past 10 years!  

Web Resources