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URSP 605 Planning History and Theory

This course is structured as an intellectual history of the planning field. We focus on key historical conjunctures in U.S. history and Anglo-American planning traditions.

Librarians who can help


 All Librarians can help.  However, subject librarians / specialist can help students identify relevant databases for their research process. Students can articulate at least three ways to find help during their research process, including UMD “Ask Us!”, subject librarians and Libguides.

Subject Librarians include: 

1. Databases, Primary and Secondary Sources/ Architecture Librarian- Cindy Frank  (

2. GIS Resources (Geospatial Librarian) - Milan Budhathoki (

3. Curator Maryland and Historical Collections - Joni Floyd (

4. Government Documents - Celina Nichols McDonald (

5.Journalism librarian - Chuck Howell (

6. Hornbake landing page another place for help - Hornbake Library