City Planning & Landscape Architecture Collection Description

The collection is maintained by the City Planning & Landscape Architecture Library.

The City Planning and Landscape Architecture collection supports the teaching and research of the faculty and students in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and the Department of Landscape Architecture. Comprised of over 150,000 volumes, approximately 24,500 volumes are located in the City Planning and Landscape Architecture Library. The remaining 130,000 volume collection is scattered among the Bookstacks, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Media Center in the Undergraduate Library, and the Map and Geography Library. The fields of urban planning and landscape architecture are extremely interdisciplinary, serving a wide range of disciplines, including architecture, civil engineering, environmental studies, natural history, political science, sociology, and many more. The collection of landscape architecture and planning materials is considered one of the foremost in the country. The collection is also a resource for planning agencies throughout the state, and provides the basis for an extensive interlibrary loan service for the state and nation.

Version Date: July, 2006