Geography and Planning

This subject page showcases resources and search strategies practical for cross disciplinary research in Geography and Planning. Queen's University Library also evaluates, purchases and makes available teaching and research materials to support this interdisciplinary program including books, journals, databases and multimedia resources.                                            

Subject guides are created by our Librarians to help you identify, access and understand the literature of the discipline. Click on the links below to explore, access and use the resources relevant to Geography and Planning.

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Geography and Planning is an interdisciplinary field for which the literature of several disciplines is relevant including Economics, Sociology, Gender Studies, Geography and Political Science.  Multidisciplinary indices are great for finding resources across disciplines.

In addition to these databases, you might also want to try Google Scholar.

 

Academic Search Complete

Publication coverage: 1865 - present

Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary database which provides indexing (with abstracts) to peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, monographs and reports.

GEOBASE

Publication coverage: 1974 - present

GEOBASE consists of the latest information on the earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, and environmental sciences, focusing on, and highlighting, the human and social impacts on both.

ProQuest

Publication coverage: Varies depending on database

Scholars Portal Journals

Publication coverage: Varies by journal title

Full-text access to more than 30 million articles from over 13,000 scholarly journals, from a number of scholarly publishers, such as Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Wiley-Blackwell, Sage Publications, SpringerLINK, Taylor and Francis, and more. Multi-disciplinary in coverage and scope.

Urban Planning @ ProQuest

A pre-selected group of 3 citation and abstract databases covering literature published in urban planning.
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