Sustainable Land Use
A brief bibliography of library holdings about the topic.


Reference Work:

Paehlke, Robert, ed. Conservation and environmentalism : an encyclopedia. New York : Garland Pub., 1995.
Ref Collection 363.7003 P126c

Databases and Electronic Resources:

Academic Search Premier
Indexes, Abstracts, Citations and Full text publications covering most disciplines.

GEOBASE
Covers geography, geology, and ecology literature.

OmniFile (WilsonWeb)
Interdisciplinary database includes the Applied Science & Technology database and the General Science Index.


Subject Headings

Using these Library of Congress Subject Headings in your searches will help you obtain more relevant information from databases and the library catalog:

Land Use
Open Spaces
Cities and towns - Growth


Selected works from the Main Collection:

Beatley, Timothy. Ethical land use : principles of policy and planning. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Main Collection: 333.7313 B369e

Bridges, E. Michael, ed. Response to land degradation. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers, 2001.
Main Collection: 333.76153 R434t

Daily, Gretchen C., ed. Nature's services: Societal dependence on natural ecosystems. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1997.
Main Collection: 304.2 D133n

Gunderson, Lance H and C.S. Holling. Panarchy : understanding transformations in human and natural system. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2002.
Main Collection: 304.2 G975p

Laconte, Pierre, ed. Changing cities : a challenge to planning. Philadelphia: American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1980.
Main Collection: 305 A512a, v.451

Lemon, James T. The best poor man's country; a geographical study of early southeastern Pennsylvania. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1972.
Main Collection: 911.748 L556b

Levy, John M. Contemporary urban planning. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1994.
Main Collection: 307.1216 L668c

O'Meara Sheehan, Molly. City limits : putting the brakes on sprawl. Washington, DC: Worldwatch Institute, 2001.
Main Collection: 301.05 W927p, v.156

Platt, Rutherford H., Rowan A. Rowntree, and Pamela C. Muick. The Ecological city : preserving and restoring urban biodiversity. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1994.
Main Collection: 307.76 P719e

Redman, Charles L. Human impact on ancient environments. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1999.
Main Collection: 304.209 R318h

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Prepared by David M. Oldenkamp, Social Sciences Reference Librarian. Last updated: 29 August 2003.