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Architecture, Planning and Landscape: Welcome

A Guide to library resources and information for SAPL staff and students


Welcome to the Architecture, Planning and Landscape Subject Guide for students and staff at Newcastle University. Contact the Library Liaison Team if you need any help and advice, we would love to hear from you:

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Wow! Amazing 3D plans for Sydney Opera House to Undergo $202 Million Renovation:

How to find a book from a bad reference?

Has your lecturer ever scribbled a reference to a book on a bit of paper in class or studio, but all he/she could remember was an author and a vague topic/subject?! Well help is at hand with this hand help guide to find that book.

Library News


ASK drop-in sessions throughout November

This November, the ASK Drop In is back all month long to help with those burning assignment-related questions:

  • Every Monday from 1:30pm to 3:00pm at the Philip Robinson Library foyer
  • Every Thursday from 11:00am - 12:30pm at the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms cafe

If you're lost when it comes to searching, worried about your writing or riled by referencing, there'll be staff on hand to help from the Library Liaison Team, Writing Development Centre, and the Specific Learning Difficulties teams.

No need to book, just drop in with your questions.

Don't forget about the wide range of information and advice available online at

Book a one-to-one library appointment

Need more in-depth guidance with your dissertation, thesis or project literature search? Why not book a one-to-one appointment with our helpful and knowledgeable Library liaison team?

As you'll see from the feedback above, many other students have found these appointments really helpful. Whether you're starting out and don't know where to begin, or further forward with your research, but worried you've missed something...or somewhere in the middle.....we're here to help!

In your consultancy, we'll discuss your information needs in more detail, and suggest useful resources for you within and beyond the Library. We'll explain how to get the best out of them, and give you a personalised search plan to help you get organised.

We can help you in person or online, and we'll do our best to meet you on a day and time which suits you.

Book your appointment now for tailor-made advice. 

Quick and Dirty Library Guide

Grab a few minutes to discover the wealth of resources the library has to offer with this Quick and Dirty guide for SAPL:

New resources for 2017/18

Great news! We've invested in a brilliant range of online resources for the new academic year. Following resource trials and consultation with students and staff, we've added digitised archives, ebooks, and journals.

Whatever your subject area, you're sure to find something useful. Just explore the tabs on this box for full details!

We've bought eleven new ebook collections from Bloomsbury, comprising over 400 academic titles across a wide range of subjects. We've bought the following collections:

Education 2016 and 2017

Family and Social Law

Film and Media Studies 2016

Labour and Discrimination Law

Legal Philosophy

Medical Law and Ethics

Linguistics 2016 and 2017

Philosophy 2016 and 2017

All the books are individually catalogued on Library Search, or you can browse the titles in each collection. You can browse the legal collections here.


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