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Hours
Monday - Thursday 11am-4pm

Favorite Databases

JSTOR

Academic Search Complete

ARTSTOR

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

SimplyMap

MaterialConneXion

DRUM

 

Librarian Cindy Frank
cfrank@umd.edu

Collections

The architecture library has collections split over 2 floors. The main floor houses the Special Collections room, the reading and study area, folios and periodicals. The upper mezzanine holds the stacks and thesis records.

Call Number Primer

The architecture library organizes its books according to the Library of Congress Classification. Each book has a unique call number that represents its subject and author. Most books in this library start their call numbers with NA followed by a Number. Below is a table with most fo the other subject call letters here.

F: History of the Americas

HD: Industries, Land Use, Labor

HT: Communities, Classes, Races

N: Fine Arts

NA: Architecture

NC: Sculpture

ND: Drawing, Design, Illustration

NK: Decorative Arts

NX: Arts in General

SB: Gardening, Landscape Architecture

T: Technology                                

TA: Civil Engineering

TH: Building Construction

TR: Photography

 

Other Libraries on Campus with Related Materials

OTHER CAMPUS LIBRARIES WITH RELATED MATERIALS

 

McKeldin Library it the main campus library and holds a general collection of books dealing with design, engineering, and sustainability, among many other topics.

The Art and Sociology Library is located right next door and has a wealth of information on art, sculpture, studio arts, and graphic design. It also houses the Michele Smith Collaboratory, an interactive digital studio that can be used to explore virtual models in virtual and augmented reality.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Library is engineering focused with information related to structural, electrical, and mechanical design.

Severn Library holds many volumes that are considered rare, unique, and valuable for research. Items held in Severn must be requested through the catalogue.