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Databases by Subject: Planning (Urban Design, etc.)

Major Indexes

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Offers access to international popular and scholarly literature in architecture, interior design, urban planning, archaeology, sustainable development and green design, from 1934 to the present.

EconLit

Citations with some abstracts of literature in economics from journals, essays, proceedings, books, book reviews, dissertations, and working papers. 1969-present.

ProQuest Statistical Insight

ProQuest Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis Statistical Universe) is a comprehensive source for federal statistics. Also indexes and provides abstracts to US (ASI), state and local governments (SRI), and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources (IIS) from 1973-present.

Additional Indexes

Access Business News

Access to business and law journals, local and regional business news weeklies and other news sources across North America. 1980-present

Arizona Digital Sanborn Maps

Detailed maps of Arizona cities and towns, providing information such as building outlines, construction materials, heights, street widths, building use dates range from 1886-1958.

Bizminer

BizMiner produces the most granular industry statistical reports in the market. The database provides industry financial analysis benchmarks for over 5,000 lines of business and industry market trends on thousands more. Our market analysis reports are available at the national and local levels down to the zip code.

Esri's Business Analyst Online

Business Analyst Online is a Web-based solution that applies GIS technology to extensive demographic, consumer spending, and business data to deliver on-demand analysis, presentation-ready reports, and maps. Select from a wide variety of existing reports or create custom reports to meet your marketing needs.

GeoBase

Index and abstracts to articles about geography, earth sciences, ecology, planning, geology and remote sensing from journals, books, proceedings, and more from 1973 to the present.

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition

Sanborn Fire Insurance maps with GIS information that enables users to locate data by address or geographic coordinates. It also allows users to layer maps from different years on top of each other and over modern street, satellite, and hybrid layers using an integrated map API or by importing into GIS tools. Covers: Baltimore, Maryland; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; New York, New York; Newark, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Richmond, Virginia; Seattle, Washington. Time frame varies by the city.

Reference USA

ReferenceUSA can help users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. This database has access to more than 20 million businesses, 222 million consumers, U.S. new businesses, and U.S. new homeowners.

World Development Indicators Online (WDI)

It contains statistical data for over 800 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2007 for 227 economies.