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Maryland Law Resources

A guide to basic Maryland legal resources available online and in McKeldin and Hornbake Libraries.


  • This guide points to important print, Web sources, and electronic reference sources in the field of Maryland Legal Resources available at the Maryland Room at University of Maryland, College Park. 
  • There is no law school at the College Park campus of University of Maryland: the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore and its Thurgood Marshall Law Library are the source for comprehensive legal sources and information at the University of Maryland.
  • Disclaimer: We do not provide legal advice. Please seek out legal counsel. 
  • If you have questions about this guide, please contact the Maryland Room in Hornbake Library.  

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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.  

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