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Planning

A Guide to Library Resources for Studies in Planning

Welcome

 Hi!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     People working on an urban neighbourhood map, pointing out features.

This is a Library Guide for Planning. You will find on these pages those resources most helpful to you when researching subjects in the Planning area.

Please never hesitate to contact me if you need any kind of assistance. I am very happy to help.

Allie                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (https://tinyurl.com/yd74okdq)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Research Bootcamp for Research Assistants & Teaching Assistants

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Registration for the 5th annual Dalhousie Libraries Research Bootcamp sessions opens Wednesday. April 10, 2019 at 9am. Registration is free. 

Sessions will run from May 13-June 13 and will cover library  and research basics; literature reviews (searching & writing); citation tools and APA citation; writing abstracts and grant proposals;finding information using legal resources, PubMed and other health sciences databases, humanities resources; finding and managing data; Exel; grey literature searching; conference posters; ebooks; plus other neat tools like Covidence, Esri StoryMaps, R, and OpenRefine for data cleaning. 

Full list of sessions and the schedule
Free registration

Quick Links

Sign in to view your library account status -- books you have out on loan, fines, etc. Login is the 14 digit barcode at the bottom of your DalCard starting 21264...; password is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number, unless you have set a separate password.

A PDF summary of the main points of the 6th edtion (2010) of the APA citation style.

Links to the most common style guides: APA, MLA, Chicago, NLM, IEEE

Dal's website to educate and to promote academic integrity among students and faculty.

Search Novanet

Help Using Novanet -- Online Tutorials

RefWorks

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to compile, edit and format bibliographies by importing references directly from online databases, from text files, or by entering them manually. Easily format your references according to the citation style of your choice (eg. APA, MLA) and insert them into your finished paper.

Quick Open Data Links

New Books

New books are added to the Sexton Library's collection on an ongoing basis.

The following is a list of titles added over the previous month. 

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