Maryland Geography Resources
There are a number of resources available in the University of Maryland Libraries about Maryland geography and related subjects. Among these resources are:
- Books in the Maryland Collection, as well as tips on how to search the catalog for materials. Searching the Libraries' catalog will also provide access to the other libraries at UMCP and the University System of Maryland.
- Maryland Maps ranging from highway maps to geologic maps.
- Online resources such as Maryland state government websites and Research Port, with publications accessible via geography databases and scholarly journals. For more information about how to use Research Port, use the University of Maryland's Research Port Guide.
- Related Research guides about geography and geography-related subjects
The Maryland Room
Located on the first floor of Hornbake Library North, the Maryland Room serves as the reading room for Special Collections and University Archives. All materials from our collections must be viewed in the reading room.
The Maryland Room is open to University of Maryland students, faculty, and staff; faculty, students, and staff from other colleges and universities; local, national, and international scholars; and members of the general public. You do not need an appointment to view materials in the Maryland Room.
Materials accessed in the Maryland Room are only available to view in the reading room, and do not circulate. For directions, hours, and other information, please visit the Maryland Room homepage.