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UPPP 292A Urban Planning Professional Report - 2020-21: Find Books

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Library of Congress Classification Schedule - Call Numbers






The location of book material is dependent upon the call number which is driven by the Library of Congress Classification Schedule.  The following call numbers correspond to the subject areas and can be browsed physically in the libraries or online in LIBRARY SEARCH by "Call Number."  Located in the Langson Library (LL) & Science Library (SL),  there are a variety of relevant resources that can be found and consulted.  The is a growing number of electronic resources, eBooks, Government Information Sources, visual images, and of course journals and conference papers/proceedings.   Increasingly many traditional print reference items now can be borrowed and are in the Library Stacks.  Arrangement is by call number and you can browse and search the following areas:


                       BF 353 – environmental psychology


                        F 1250 – California statistics & demographics


                        G 70s - Green building (SL)


                        GE - Environmental Sciences (SL)


GF 125 – urban geography


HC – environmental economics


HD – 593 – land use


HD 9696 - Information Technology, Telecommunications


HE 305-311 - transportation


HT 165-167 - housing


HT 168-169 – planned communities


HT 170-178 – urban renewal


HT 390-395 – regional planning


KF 3775 – environmental law and zoning


KFC 811– California law and zoning


NA 9000 – architecture and design, Regional Science


TD 194  & TH 380s– sustainable development, sustainability (SL)


TX 355 – construction & environmental design (SL)


Finding Books

There are many ways to identify the availability of a book, book chapter and format of the book - as an eBook or in print. In Summer 2020, UC Library Search was launched as a discovery source for all library holdings across all 10 UC campuses. The left side bar allows you to refine your search in many ways. One can retrieve content by searching for books, book chapters, journal articles, newspaper articles, theses/dissertations, films, videos, music scores & recordings, Government documents and Course Reserves. In addition, one can search only UCI's holdings by searching the Advanced Search option for the Library Catalog and selecting specific features of what one needs.  It is recommended that one search databases for journal articles for more complete access to what has been published.  he order of this recommendation includes priorities for UCI users. There may be multiple records for the different formats in UC Library Search.  If UCI has an eBook format for a specific title and you prefer to read a print copy, you can borrow that book on ILL from another submitting an ILL request at Blank ILL Request.

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Finding book chapters is increasingly important and available in the digital arena. Many eBook platforms allow one to search at the chapter or full text level, and those will be noted in each subject area. 

eBook Collections

There are many eBook resources - reference titles, collections from many publishers (Springer is the largest publisher represented) known for scholarly and professional title releases.  There are scholarly societies and commercial publishers represented/.  They are identified in UC Library Search as "available online" and many are listed on different Subject Guides. Examples of these include the following collections and there are many more listed in UC Library Search:




Finding information in online sources is increasingly the norm.  There are general and specialized encyclopedias that serve as points of departure; handbooks and tools and eBooks.  All individual titles are found in ANTPAC.

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Interlibrary Loan

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service enables UC students, faculty, and staff to borrow materials from other libraries that are not available at the UCI Library. Please check Library Search before requesting an ILL.  The easiest and most expeditious way to submit ILL requests is via MELVYL Request.

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