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History and Theory of Regional and City Planning: Home

Provides an overview of resources related to regional and urban planning available through the OU Architecture Library.


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To located journal articles on your subject, use the databases listed below.

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Zotero and EndNote are bibliographic management tools that you can use to organize and cite your sources.

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Useful encyclopedias, handbooks, and bibliographies

Encyclopedia of rural America : the land and people - Goreham, Gary  

Call Number: Bizzell Reference: E 169.12 .E54 2008

Encyclopedia of urban cultures : cities and cultures around the world - Ember, Melvin  

Call Number: Bizzell Reference: HT 108.5 .E53 2002

Encyclopedia of American urban history - Goldfield, David R.  

Call Number: Bizzell Stacks: HT 123 .E49 2007

American cities : a bibliography - Kura, N. O.  

Call Number: Bizzell Stacks: HT 123 .K87 2001

Measuring landscapes : a planner's handbook - Leitão, Andre Botequilha  

Call Number: Bizzell Stacks: QH 541.15 .L35 M43 2006

Trip Generation - Institute of Transportation Engineers  

Call Number: Bizzell Stacks: HE 371 .A3 T76 2008

The latest illustrated book of development definitions - Moskowitz, Harvey S.  

Call Number: HT 167 .M683 2004

The sustainable city: urban regeneration and sustainability - C.A. Brebbia  

Call Number: Reference: HT 170 .S89 2000

Planning and Urban Design Standards - American Planning Association  

Call Number: Reference: TH 2031 .P55 2006

Online Resources

Browsing in the Library

HT101-395 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology

HT161-165 Garden cities. "The city beautiful"
HT165.5-169.9 City planning
HT170-178 Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment
HT201-221 City population--Including children in cities, immigration
HT231 Effect of city life
HT251-265 Mental and moral life
HT281 Recreation. Amusements
HT321-325 The city as an economic factor. City promotion
HT330-334 Metropolitan areas
HT351-352 Suburban cities and towns
HT361-384 Urbanization. City and country
HT388 Regional economics. Space in economics
HT390-395 Regional planning


NA9000-9248 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying

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