PLAC 569 - Food SystemsPLAN 303PLAN 5450/PHS 5621 - Healthy CommunitiesPLAN 567PLAN 5620: Sustainability and Adaptive InfrastructurePLAC 4010/5610: Neighborhood Planning WorkshopPLAC 4010/5610: Neighborhood Planning Workshop: Fall 2011PLAN 3050 - Planning Methods
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Databases for Urban & Environmental Planning

  • Avery Index
    indexes over 2,000 periodicals on archaeology, city planning, interior design, historic preservation, and architecture; includes publication dates from the 1930s (with selective coverage from 1741) to the present.
  • EBSCOhost
    Indexes over 100 journals related to architecture, planning, landscape and sustainability - many of which are NOT indexed by Avery. Some articles provided in full-text.
  • American Factfinder
    U.S. Census Bureau site and resource for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
  • Homes and Communities
    Online library of publications from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as well as other resources.
  • ULI Development Case Studies
    Hundreds of Case Studies from the Urban Land Institute. UVa provides access to the complete case study with photos, site plans, project data, and a report on the development process. Note: access is limited to two simultaneous users.
  • PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) 1972-Present
    Public Affairs Information Service indexes a wealth of print and online resources relating to the environment, health, social issues, and government in more than 120 countries. Does not index newspapers. Coverage from 1972 and older through the archive.
  • Building Green Suite, Inc.
    A subscription-based online resource for environmentally sensitive design and construction.
  • Web of Knowledge/Web of Science
    Lists articles from over 5,700 science and engineering journals, 1,700 social sciences journals, and 1,100 arts and humanities journals. Frequent updates make it a good source for very recent information.
  • FedStats
    Finding aid for statistics produced by the U.S. Government. Search by topic, agency, or geographic region.
  • Sociological Abstracts
    1963-present
    Sociology and related fields. All languages. 2600 scholarly journals. Includes book, book chapter, and conference paper abstracts and book reviews. Updated quarterly.

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