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Research Guides

Eastern Washington University Libraries

Urban & Regional Planning

Research guide for Planning Undergraduate and Graduate programs.

Access Electronic Resources from Off-Campus

All of our databases may be accessed from any computer connected to the Internet, with your NetID username and password. This username/password is the same one that you use to log into campus computers, the wireless network, NetStorage,etc.

  • For students, your username is the first letter of your first name, your last name, and the last 2 digits of your EagleCard number.
  • For faculty/staff, your username and password are the same ones you use to access EWU email.

If you have not created your password, go to accounts.ewu.edu. See NetID Account for more information.

Planning Databases

Since Urban & Regional Planning is quite interdisciplinary, you need to think about what discipline would cover your issue. Below are links for useful disciplinary databases. If you are unsure, try the following all-subjects databases and note what disciplinary journals the relevant articles come from.

Architecture

Business & Economics

Environmental Studies

Psychology

Public Policy, Public Administration & Legal Issues

Sciences

Social Sciences

Sociology

Find a Journal, Magazine, or Newspaper

EWU Library Catalog Title Search -- Search to see if we have a particular periodical (journal, magazine or newspaper) online, in print or microfilm. Type in the name of the journal, magazine or newspaper in the box where it says "journal of". (Just erase and type in your title.)

  • Online access = we have the title online. Just click Online access to see a list of databases with date ranges. Click on the name of the database to view the journal.
  • Available at = we have it physically (in print and/or microfilm). Note the location and the call number. Click Available at to view the years we have available.

E-Journals -- Alphabetical list of the journals, magazines and newspapers we have online in our databases. It will not show if we have it in print or microfilm in the library.

If we do not have the periodical you are looking for, you may request specific articles via Interlibrary Loan.

Urban Planning Journals

The EWU Libraries has access to the following journals.  Click on the links to go into the library catalog to find out where you can search the ejournals.