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Applied Planning


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Dan Slessor

Available Langara Services

Research help

Get in touch with Dan Slessor, Applied Planning subject librarian, for individual help with your projects and research. You can schedule an in-person meeting, or he can help by phone (604.323.5533) or email ( Other librarians can also help in many other ways, including online chat.

Self-directed help, including how to avoid plagiarism, advanced search strategies, and more is also available online.

Using other library collections

Need to use something that Langara doesn't own? You may borrow books from other libraries using your Langara Library card. Books and articles from other colleges and universities can also be requested for free via interlibrary loan. Allow yourself time for delivery to Langara: 3-5 working days for journal articles (which will be emailed to you), and up to 10 working days for books.

Book a group study room

Reserve a group study room, mini theatre presentation room, or smart table using this online booking form.

Writing Centre

The Langara Writing Centre offers free one-on-one writing help on a drop-in basis (no appointment necessary). Tutoring sessions are usually about 20 minutes long, and you can get help with assignments at any stage of the writing process.

Brightspace by D2L

Need help getting started with Brightspace by D2L? Check out Online Learner, Langara's self-help guide to all things educational technology.