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CITB03: Social Planning and Community Development

This guide will help students in CITB03 with finding information on neighbourhoods, demographics, newspaper articles, journal articles, and policy documents for their course assignments.

Learning Outcomes

Search Strategies

  1. You will explore the City of Toronto website to find census and demographic data for your neighbourhoods, and staff reports to help support your recommendations for your assignment. 

  2. You will identify a list of keywords specific to your topic in order to retrieve relevant newspaper articles in a library database for your Urban Communities & Neighbourhoods assignment. 

  3. You will learn to design and refine search needs and search strategies as necessary and based on search results.   

Key e-Resources

Undergraduate Research & Creative Events & Prizes

The University of Toronto Scarborough is committed to fostering the undergraduate experience. As part of this commitment, the UTSC Office of the Vice-Principal Research and Innovation and the UTSC Library launched two successful initiatives in 2016 which continue to evolve and grow every year. 

Each initiative provides an opportunity for students who have excelled in research, scholarship and creative activities to showcase their work and win cash prizes.

More Information

UTSC Undergraduate Research & Creative Forum - Application deadline: February 27, 2024 12:00 PM ET (noon)

UTSC Undergraduate Research & Creative Prize - Application deadline: April 15, 2024 12:00 PM ET (noon)

Patricia and Peter Shannon Wilson Undergraduate Research Prize - April 14, 2024, 11:59 PM ET

Have questions?

Check out the links above for details, contact your liaison librarian, or join us at our drop-in info sessions in-person outside the UTSC Library:

  • January 30, 2024 10:30-11:30am
  • January 31, 2024 2:30-3:30pm