Jane Jacobs: Urban Wisdom - Don Alexander, producer and director
Call Number: University Library Media DVD [at Circulation Desk first floor] HT 166 J26V 2003
Jacobs shares her insights into urban planning by tracing the progression of ideas in her books
This guide is intended to serve as a starting point for locating information pertaining to planning, using both print and electronic resources available through the University at Albany Libraries.
Use the yellow tabs for information about finding different types materials.
Because Planning tends to be interdisciplinary in nature, materials are located in all three of the University Libraries. Call numbers for print materials listed here starting with "ULIB" are located in the University Library, sometimes referred to as the Main Library. Call numbers beginning with the prefix “REF” are in the Reference area on the first floor, and those with the prefix “RBR” are on Reserve at the Circulation Desk. Call numbers beginning with "DEWEY' are at the Dewey Graduate Library on the downtown campus. Call numbers beginning with "SCIENCE" are located in the Science Library.
Discussion forum concerning research and scholarship about urban history and urban studies. Membership is free, but registration is required. Affiliated with the Society for American City
and Regional Planning History and the Urban History Association.
The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) is a regional planning and resource center serving Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady counties. The site contains the strategic plan, reports, information on land use and water quality and data about the region.
The American Planning Association (APA) is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization whose mission is to provide leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in community planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change.