Planning information includes primary and secondary information about natural and human systems, laws and regulations affecting the planning process, planning practices, and the results of planning activities. Below are listed:
The following section lists some of the major planning research journals and popular magazines. It also includes information on how to find urban, regional and other plans. For information on scientific literature see in general see Literature of Science.
Planner's Guide to the Digital Bibliographic Revolution (Striftel and Mogg) Journal of the American Planning Association 73(1): 68-85, 2007 (HSU users only) lists 97 planning journals. Below are journals available through the HSU Library. Check the Journal and Newspaper Finder for exact holdings and location. See Finding Articles for databases that index individual articles in these journals and other related journals.Applied Geography
Magazines & Newsletters
Plans - To locate city and county general plans in the HSU Library search the HSU Library Catalog
Plans (LUPIN) Contains links to over 400 fulltext city and county general plans, regional plans, coastal plans, and other types of plans.California Local Planning Documents Database (UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies Library) Searchable database of city and county planning documents available in the Institute of Governmental Studies Library. Searchable by jurisdiction, element (e.g. housing, open space) and year adopted. One can also limit to plans available on the web.
For local plans available in online fulltext format see Humboldt Room Links: Government and Community Services.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Handbooks & Manuals
Geospatial Resources (Atlases, Maps, GIS, Imagery)
United States (may also include California statistics)