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Architecture: Design Research

This guide covers how to identify relevant and reliable sources for research, how to navigate online and in-person resources at the University of Maryland, and how to cite sources within a research product.

Welcome to the Architecture Library!



Food and Drink are not allowed in the Library

We have resources for architecture, urban planning, historic preservation, real estate development, and landscape architecture. This guide will help you navigate resources available to help you in your research online and in-person. 

What can the library do for you?

Here are just some of the resources the Architecture library can provide. 

  • Copying, scanning, and printing. 
  •  Books, ebooks, print journals, maps, and periodicals. 
  •  Research assistance from the Librarian and the staff. 

Library Hours


7 AM to 11 PM swipe card access for faculty and students in the School's Architecture, Planning, Preservation, and Real Estate Development Programs.

Mondays through Thursdays 11 AM to 4 PM, doors open.

Librarian Hours

Monday through Friday 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM.


This page was designed by Teaching Fellow Edie Sandler, Spring Semester 2016.