Today: Architecture 11:00AM - 04:00PM


Books on Hold

How do I place an item on hold?
Request any circulating item through the WorldCat catalog, whether it is on the shelf or checked out. Just click the Red Request it Button.

How do I track my item on hold?
An email will be sent to you when your book has arrived on the hold shelf in the library you specified. You can always sign in to My Accounts, on the Libraries Home Page.

How/Where do I retrieve my item?
Your items will be placed on a shelf to the left of the self-checkout station. You can pick them up, check them out yourself, or bring them to the reference desk where someone will assist you.


ILL Interlibrary Loan Services connect you to a network of institutions around the world. It provides and supplies materials such as books, articles and Audio-Visual materials to other libraries.

UBORROW is a service of the Big Ten Academic Alliance. It gives direct access to the 14 university libraries in the alliance. Use UBorrow when you urgently need an item currently unavailable or not owned by the University of Maryland Libraries.


The architecture library loans cameras, video cameras and model photography equipment to students enrolled in classes in the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. For laptops, tablets, and other cameras, please see the Terrapin Learning Commons on the second floor of McKeldin.

Research Appointments

The Librarian, Cindy Frank, will be happy to meet with you to discuss research, help you find books and articles, images and photography. Feel free to get in touch: or drop by the library.