Landscape Architecture

Welcome to the Landscape Architecture Subject Guide

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research that related to community development area.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers

Many e-books in the Library's collection is listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

• ScienceDirect e-Books Collections
• Springer e-Books
• Wiley e-Books
• Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Please login via EzProxy to get access to e-Books





The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

Architecture (general):  NA680, NA1995, NA200
Architectural philosophy: NA2500
Architectural models: NA2790
Architectural drawing: NA2700
Architecture and environment: NA2542.35
Architectural history : NA190
Architectural structure: NA2500
Architectural styles:  NA7205, NA2840, NA2542.4, NK2113
Architecture -- modern:  NA680, NA2930, NA2840
Landscape architecture:  SB470.55, SB472

Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service ,to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from another library.

Find Articles

This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant to Landscape Architecture, and provides links to the Library's e-journals page, and how to obtain journal articles.

Related Databases

Use online databases to find journal articles about a subject. Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Landscape Arcitecture:

  • ASCE Online Journals
  • Proquest
  • Science Direct
  • SpringerLink
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Wiley Online Library

Please login via EzProxy to get access to Subcribed Databases.

E-Journals Getting articles from elsewhere

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from another library through our Document Delivery Service.

Reference Work

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc.There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet

UPM Theses
UPM Project Paper

The UPM theses collection consists of the research outcomes of UPM Masters and Doctor of Philosophy candidates, who have successfully completed their degree.The UPM Repository contains digital copies of UPM Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degree outcomes.

To find them:

  1. Go to UPM e-Theses and select Search Thesis.
  2. Enter your search terms, for example landscape architecture, limit your search results to Theses in the Item Type field, Masters or PhD in Theses Type and click Search.
  3. Or you may also access the e-thesis by using the Browse button and click on the name of the Faculty.
Consists of the Project Paper of UPM degree candidates who have successfully completed their first degree.

To find them:

  1. Go to WebOpac of UPM Library.
  2. Enter your search terms, for example industrial design, and click Search.
  3. You can narrow down your search to specifics for a smaller pool of results by clicking Advanced Search.


Theses & Dissertations

 Finding Theses & Dissertations
  •  UPMIR 
     Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository is an on-line digital archive that serves as a central collection and storage of scientific information and research at the Universiti Putra Malaysia.
  • Proquest Dissertation & Theses – please login to EzProxy
    The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research


This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of Landscape Architecture resources available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.


Cite your sources

Why Must I Cited The Work?
Academic Integrity @ UPM
  • Acknowledge the author
  • Acknowledge the source of direct quotations
  • Avoid Plagiarism & Respect the Intellectual property and Copyright issues
  • Your ideas will be supported with fact
  • To acknowledge the source of paraphrased information that the reader may question or may want to pursue further

The Graduate School Office at the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) promotes and educates the UPM community on the importance of academic integrity.

APA Sytle Guide Bibliography Management Tools
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.) BF76.7 P976 2001

  • APA Style

From the American Psychological Association

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab

From University of Malaya Library (UML)

From Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College

Bibliography management tools (also known as citation or reference management tools) help you organize your research sources and generate bibliographies in multiple citation formats.

Mendeley allows users to create their own personal bibliography.

Mendeley offers:
• Specialized database management service designed for bibliographic references – web based citation manager
• Importing of references from various sources
• Storage and searching of personalized data
• Formatting of bibliographies AND manuscripts in different styles

Mendeley Wikipedia


Get To Know Your Liaison Librarian

Liaison Librarian


Get to know your liaison librarian and encourage the students to do likewise. Make an appointment to discuss your class research assignments or ask for library handouts to pass out in class.

Akiza Roswati Abdullah
Telephone: 03-89471577
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