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Urban Studies / Planning

Library Catalogue/Summon

Use the Library's main search box/Summon to locate books, hard copy and digital. 

You can place a hold on any title. 

The Library has a digital preferred policy, so most newer books are digital only.

Main ebook platforms: ebrary, HathiTrust, and University Press Scholarship Online

Reference ebook platforms (dictionaries, encyclopedias): Credo Reference, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Oxford Reference

Guide to ebooks at the Library: eBooks @ UofC

Many older books and journals have been moved to offsite storage (HDL).

Books we don't have

From U of C Libraries

Holds can be placed on any term or two-week loan book, whether it is on the shelf or checked out. 

If the book is checked out, the due date will be shortened to two weeks from the date the hold is placed.  Holds and borrowing information.

From other Libraries

If the U of C Library does not have the books you need, you can borrow them at no charge.  Request an Interlibrary Loan

Suggest new items for the Library collection

Recommend a title online form or contact the Geography Librarian: smckee@ucalgary.ca