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Community & Regional Planning

This guide will help you find planning related information including articles, books, standards, theses, images, video, data and more.

Find Articles

To find a specific journal article, search for the article title or the journal title in UBC Library's Summon database.

To find journal articles on a topic, begin by searching in one of the resources listed on the Databases page.


Find Planning Journals

e-Journals @ UBC Library

To find a specific ejournal, search UBC Library's Print and Electronic Journals database.

For a selective list of electronic planning journals at UBC, browse by these subjects in the Print and Electronic Journals database.  

Print Journals @ UBC Library

To find a specific print journal, search the UBC Library's Print & Electronic Journals database and/or the UBC Library Catalogue.

Recent issues of journals are located in the Current Journals section (level 3) of the Music, Art and Architecture Library.  Older issues are located in the open stacks or ASRS storage.

For a selective list of print journals, search the UBC Library Catalogue by the subject headings such as:

Canadian Planning Journals @ UBC Library

For a list of Canadian planning journals at UBC Library see the subject headings such as:

Open Access Ejournals

 The DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

Current Awareness Tools

Want the latest issue of your favourite journal delivered to your inbox?  Many ejournals provide TOC (Table of Contents) alerts and many databases provide search alerts.  For more information visit UBC Library's Current Awareness Tools guide. 

Below is a TOC feed from the latest issue of the Journal of the American Planning Association (JAPA):

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