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Resources for the study of landscape architecture and design.
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Here are some frequently used links that you may find useful to your research.

  • Ask the Library
    Need help? Article unavailable? Looking for more research on a topic? Use this link to get help.
  • Library Catalog
    Use the library's catalog to find books, e-books, and government documents.
  • Articles & Research Databases
    Search databases for articles, electronic journals, theses and dissertations, conference proceedings, and more.
  • Request It!
    Make requests for materials through Interlibrary Loan. Log in using your NetID and password.
  • Accessing Library Resources from Off Campus
    Learn how to get access to library resources from off-campus.
  • Library Reserves
    Search for course-specific readings and materials that instructors have made available for class use.
  • CatSearch
    Use CatSearch to search multiple databases at once; most but not all of the MSU Library's subscription databases are included in this search tool. Note the ability to limit to peer reviewed publications, etc.

Agriculture Terms and Vocabulary

  • Agriculture Thesaurus and Glossary
    The Thesaurus and Glossary are online vocabulary tools of agricultural terms in English and Spanish, hosted by the National Agriculture Library.
  • Sustainable Agriculture: Definitions and Terms
    From the USDA National Agriculture Library.
    AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc. It is published by FAO and edited by a community of experts.


Welcome to the resource guide for Landscape Architecture at Montana State University.  This guide provides a variety of resources for people in the fields of landscape architecture and design, including article databases, journals, professional organizations, and websites. Comments and suggestions are welcome.

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If anything is unclear or you need help, you can:

Faculty and instructors: please let us know if you would like us to add additional resources to this guide or if you would like a course-specific guide created.  We can also schedule a library instruction session to help students with their course-related research projects.

Additional Agriculture Guides

Use these additional library guides to find information about specific areas of agriculture and agricultural research.

  • Agriculture Resources
    Find books, articles, census and statistical data, news services, extension, information networks, reports, and weather.
  • Montana Agricultural Experiment Station Publications
    Use this guide to find information about Montana Experiment Station publications from 1895 to the present.
  • Montana Extension Service Publications
    This guide serves as an index to Extension Service publications from 1915 to present. For current extension publications, please visit
  • Agricultural Business and Economics
    Forthcoming, to include resources on Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, and Farm & Ranch Management.
  • Agricultural Education
    Forthcoming, to include resources on Ag Education Teach and Ag Education Relations.
  • Animal and Range Science
    Forthcoming, to include resources on Equine Science, Livestock Management & Industry, Animal Science, Animal Systems Biotechnology, and Sustainable Livestock Production.
  • Land Resource and Environmental Science
    Forthcoming, to include resources on Range Ecology & Management, Wildlife Habitat Ecology & Management, Environmental Sciences, Soil Science, Entomology, Land Rehabilitation, and Water Resources.
  • Soil Surveys
    A guide to help locate soil surveys in Renne Library and online.
  • Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems
  • Plant Science and Plant Pathology
    Forthcoming, to include resources on Crop Science, Plant Biology, Environmental Horticulture, Plant Systems, and Sustainable Crop Production.

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