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Library Research Guides


All things Detroit. Serves as a clearinghouse for information on Detroit, including blogs; community agencies, organizations, and initiatives; city government information; and suburban communities of southeast Michigan.

Researching Detroit

For books on Detroit, try these subject searches in the library catalog:

City Planning -- Michigan -- Detroit.             

Detroit (Mich.) -- buildings, structures, etc.           

Detroit (Mich.) -- history.

Detroit (Mich.) -- economic conditions.         

Detroit (Mich.) -- social conditions.        

Detroit (Mich.) -- race relations.

These databases may be useful as you begin research on Detroit.  You may also want to consult the list of databases at the Cities tab of the Urban & Regional Planning Research Guide.

Detroit in the News

These databases will provide news articles and images about Detroit.

Detroit History

Pictures of Detroit