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Planning and Urban Design: Journals


Library Discovery Search

Search includes books, journal articles and e-resources

Databases for Planning and Urban Design

Most of the articles are full text, please note that some databases include links to full text articles and may redirect to a new page.


An abstract is a concise summary of the contents of an article. It is written using keywords (search terms) so that other researchers can easily find it through database searching. Please note that we may not have a subscription to the full text of the article. If you are final year student or postgraduate, you can apply for an inter-library loan

Planning and Urban Design Journals

Most of the library's journals, magazines, trade publications and newspapers are online.  There are also a few print journal titles on Level 3 of the LSBU Hub.

Search the Discovery Tool or the Subject Databases for many more journals and articles.

 Town and Country Planning Journal (please email us for the log-in details)

How to use the Discovery service

This video provides an introduction to our Discovery service which provides one search across multiple resources to help you find books, journal articles and other resources.

Trouble Accessing A Resource

Getting an error message when you try to access our e-resources? You may need to try a different browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE) or device, or clear your cache.

If you are unable to access one of our journal articles, e-books, or other online resources, you can contact our e-Resources Team who are able to assist. Alternative links will be available for a select number of resources when service issues occur.

Email details of the item you are trying to access along with a screenshot of any error messages to: