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A Guide to Library Resources for Studies in Planning

Primary Databases for Planning

   Includes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.


   Provides access to the world's literature in sociology and related disciplines, both theoretical and applied.


Hundreds of journal titles from 41 academic disciplines.


Browse or search through a collection of journals from Sage. Select "Sage journals available to me"


  Indexes articles, books, documents, reports, and statistical compilations about public policy, social policy and international development.


  Proquest's Research Library is a general, multidisciplinary database with full-text included for many citations.


The Wiley Online Library covers the full array of science, medicine, technology, business, social sciences and humanities. The database includes about 35 Architecture and Planning journals. Dalhousie subscribes to most Wiley journals but only selected books. Look for the "unlocked" icon which signals access.


  The most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses available. It is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research.

Historical Databases


Science & Technology Databases

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

recent articles


Set up Google Scholar to Link to Dalhousie E-Resources

Google Scholar is easy to use and searching is familiar since most of us use Google.

You can set up Google Scholar to link to the Dalhousie Libraries' electronic resources so that you have access to fulltext.

  • Go to Google Scholar
  • Click on the Menu (the 3 horizontal lines) in the top left-hand corner : 
  • Select Settings or the gear icon: 
  • Click "Library Links"
  • Search for Dalhousie
  • Check the box beside:

  • Save your selection

Now when you do a search, you will see links like this next to entries, when full text is available: