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Urban Planning and Design

This guide is intended as a starting place for urban planning and design students and reseachers. It covers essential resources and tools to conduct research on urban planning and design

Welcome to the Urban Planning and Design Guide



This guide is intended to help you find: 

  • Resources for the study of Urban Planning and Dsign.  
  • Encyclopedias, books, journal articles, news sources and other. 
  • E-resources, print resources, and trustworthy Internet sites and resources.

            Use the tabs to navigate through the pages of the guide.

Getting Started

Step 1: Identify and Develop your Topic
            Decide on the topic you would like to study. Try to answer the what, why, who,             
            where and when
questions in relation to your topic


Step 2: Find Background Information in Reference Sources

Step 3:Find out what has already been written on your topic in Books and Articles

Step 4: Consider other types of materials that might support your research
For more thorough research, go beyond books and articles to find Theses, etc...


Step 5: Cite your sources correctly