Library resources for you who study: Spatial planning
Go to the digital library course Search, evaluate and use information to learn more about information retrieval, source criticism and how to avoid plagiarism. You can do the three modules of the course or choose the parts that are of interest for you.
Start searching in Summon@BTH which is the library gateway to our print books and all electronic articles, books, conferences and theses available in the databases we subscribe to.
Books and reports
As a student of spatial planning, you will find literature from many different disciplines – architecture, planning, construction, sociology, environment, etc. Because of this, you often have to search Summon first to find the shelves you are looking for.
Online reports from Swedish government agencies and organizations can be found in the Swedish union library catalogue LIBRIS.
LIBRIS (BTH preselected)
Find eBooks directly in Summon@BTH or use our eBook-packages for spatial planning
Use the link below if you are looking for a specific journal title. There you find both our print and electronic journals. You can also follow the link and search for journals within various subjects.
Articles in databases
If you want to do more advanced searches within the subject spatial planning, you can start your search in the bibliographic database Scopus. To get access to the articles in full-text, use the BTH link service GetIt@BTH.
BYGGDOK is a bibliographic database which focuses on planning, building and environment. You can search references from 1966-2006. N.B. Swedish interface and mostly Swedish resources.
FIND is a bibliographic database where you can find information about articles published in international architecture journals.
You can download different types of Swedish maps such as orhtophoto, topographic maps etc. from Geodata Extraction Tool (GET).
In these databases, you can see if, and how much, an article has been cited.
A good and rather exhaustive survey article can often be found in both general encyclopaedias as well as more subject specific ones.