We are here to help faculty, student, and community researchers to develop their research projects, from discovery through end product, including navigating image rights for publication and managing citations. We also assist in developing project plans that may require funding proposals and/or community collaborators.
Working in research intensive disciplines like Community & Regional Planning requires delving into a wide variety of resources across media, related disciplines, and hard to find resources like journals, archives, and data. The Fine Arts & Design Library Public Services team in the University Libraries is here to help you in your research activities.
Community & Regional Planning are continuously evolving disciplines in which continuous learning and practice of new skills and strategies is the norm. I will work with you to provide training and instruction for classes, groups and individuals in a wide variety of subject areas.
General and Custom Instruction & Training Sessions:
We have a large collection of both physical books and ebooks in our collections for your use. Most of them are discoverable through our campus' library catalogs, but some also appear in a number of specialized databases to which we subscribe. Core catalogs that you will want to use in your search for books include:
If you find a book that we don't have in our collections in either hardcopy or ebook form you can request it through our interlibrary loan service:
Access to data is critical to modern data-intensive research. While the number of key data resources is rapidly growing, the list provided below is a starting point for some key data resources.