The Library has access to a variety of databases that are useful in the study of Planning, this page intends to direct you to the best of them.
If you are having trouble finding what you need with any of the databases below why not try our Find Articles  search engine or Google Scholar  - these search engines combine many databases together, and draw from literally millions of articles to provide you with the best chance of finding that elusive article.
- Australian Public Affairs Full-Text 
Australian economic, social, political and cultural affairs - contains the planning titles Australian Planner and Urban Policy and Research.
Informit Tutorial 
- Local Government planning and Environment NSW
Planning Law - All relevant legislation for matters in planning and environment.
- Science Direct 
Hosts a number of full-text planning journals, including: Habitat International, Landscape and Urban Planning, Cities, Journal of Housing Economics and more.
Science Direct Tutorial 
- Taylor and Francis Online Journals
International database of the publications of Taylor & Francis, has urban studies content including a few Australian journals.
- Ebsco host 
Hosts a number of database collections. Recommended are Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete & Econlit, and the Australian and New Zealand reference centre if you have an Australian focused search.
Demonstration of Academic Search Premier 
- Scopus 
Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources. It features plenty of information about planning.
Scopus Tutorials 
- Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
indexes more than 1,000 periodicals published worldwide on archeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation, as well as architecture.
Avery Tutorial 
- Cases - Australian
Casebase  / Firstpoint  / AustLII 
- Cases - International
Westlaw / Lexis.com 
- Journal articles - Australia
AGIS plus Text (Attorney General's Information Service) 
- Journal articles - international
Hein Online 
For more info see the Law Study Guides 
- Newsbank Full text newspapers 
Has all the big Australian newspapers and lots of regional Australian news too.
- Factiva 
Very comprehensive International and Australian news. Also contains company information.
Factiva Tutorial - Finding Company info 
Factiva Tutorial - Finding Newspaper Articles