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PLSC202: History of Landscape Design: General Resources

Class page for History of Landscape Design Course

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From Off Campus

Most Library online resources can be accessed from off campus by current UD faculty, staff, and students. When using links on these pages, you may be prompted for your UDelNetID and password. Please report any issues you encounter while accessing Library databases, e-journals, or e-books.

Recommendation for Library Purchase

 The Library welcomes suggestions for books, journals, videos and other material. Please use the Recommendation for Library Purchase form to send your suggestions.

Longwood Gardens

Italian Water Garden at Longwood Gardens 1

Encyclopedias, Biographical Sources

These provide brief, general information about a location, concept, style, or designer.

Encyclopedia of Gardens. 3 vols. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001 .
LOCATION: Agriculture Library - Reference (Agr Ref SB 465 .e53x 2001)

Oxford Companion to the Garden. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
LOCATION: Agriculture Library - Reference (Agr Ref SB 450.95 .O94 2006)

A History of Garden Art. 2 vols. New York: Hacker Art Books, 1966 (reprint, 1928 ed.)
LOCATION: Morris Library (SB 451 .G62 1966)

This free encyclopedia can be very useful starting point for basic research. Many of the gardens you are studying have articles in Wikipedia, including links to related articles, related websites, images, and media.

TIP: In these general reference resources, you will sometimes find references to items not owned by the University of Delaware Library. You can use WorldCat to locate and verify these items. You can then request the loan of a book or a copy of an article on interlibrary loan.