City & Metropolitan Planning

A library research guide that directs students to recommended and specialized resources for their study within City & Metropolitan Planning.

New Marriott Library Catalog: USearch

The library catalog has a new look and added features. Use the catalog to search for books, journals, digital content, and more; to access e-books and e-journals in one click. Use the limiting options in the LEFT SIDEBAR to refine your searches and then save items in your e-shelf or export them to EndNote.

If you'd like some help using the catalog, then email me, Luke Leither, to schedule a time to meet. OR, check out this library guide and see how far you can get on your own!

Subject Headings = Focused Searching

Here are some SUBJECT HEADINGS to get you started.

Architecture – Human factors

Architecture and society


Cities and towns

Cities and towns -- Growth

City planners 

City planning

City planning – History

City planning – Methods

City planning – Organization & Administration

Civic improvement

Communication in regional planning

Community development

Environmental aspects

Housing development

Land use

Land use – Planning

Land use -- Urban

Land use, Rural

Metropolitan areas

Metropolitan government 


Planned communities


Real estate development


Regional planning

Regional Planning Association of America

Regional planning districts

Rural development

Sociology, Urban

Streets – Design and construction


Sustainable architecture

Sustainable development

Traffic engineering

Transportation engineering

Urban beautification

Urban ecology

Urban landscape architecture

Urban renewal


New Planning Books at the Library

The following titles are NEW to the library collection. Check them out!

ebooks at the Library

The Marriott Library has a growing collection of eBooks covering topics of interest to planners. For more information about how to use these resources effectively, troubleshoot any problems you may encounter, and understand the way eBooks and various eBook databases work, consult the: eBooks Collections Usage Guide

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