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Most useful databases:

  • Journal of Planning Literature
  • Factiva: Provides worldwide full text coverage of local and regional newspapers, including The Boston Globe, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich Web sites, and many other sources.
  • PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
  • Sociological Abstracts
  • CQ Researcher : reports on a current social issues, providing background information, important points to consider, charts and graphs, and a source list for further reading. Relevant reports on housing, development and transportation.
  • Lexis Nexis Academic: for indexing and full text of legal, business and news sources.
  • ISI Emerging Markets:  provides comprehensive country and company information for emerging markets in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East-North Africa,including: country profiles; macroeconomic statistics, forecasts, and analysis; reports on financial markets, companies and industries; exchange rates; analyst reports; and business news.
  • National Transportation Library
  • TRID is an integrated database that combines the records from TRB’s Transportation Research Information Services Database and the OECD’s Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation, providing access to more that one millon records of transportation research worldwide.