Library Services at the Owens Resource Center
Welcome to Owens!
The Owens Resource Center supports the College of Environment and Design and is open to the general public. We strive to support our college's research in the fields of landscape architecture, historic preservation, urban planning and design, and environmental ethics.
Learn more about printing, IT, and equipment lending at the CED's Tech Services page.
For research assistance, contact CED Librarian, Lydian Brambila at email@example.com.
The Owens Resource Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:30pm. For holiday closures, visit our full calendar.
The Owens Resource Center is in Room 121 of the Jackson Street Building located at 285 S. Jackson Street. Find more information about parking, transportation, and our location at the UGA Libraries website.
Our staff are happy to assist you with finding books and other materials, and to answer any questions you may have about writing styles, formatting, and editing. Please stop by! Lydian Brambila is the research librarian at the College of Environment & Design. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about your research or any other library services.
Looking for a book, thesis, or journal?
- Use the UGA Libraries website to search.
- Visit see our library research guides for Historic Preservation and Landscape Architecture / Environment & Design
Thesis and Practicum Assistance
Visit our page on Thesis and Practicum Assistance to learn more about the citation styles, research guides, and other writing resources available to students at the CED.
Theses, dissertations, and capstone projects for the CED are housed in the annex, located in Room 136 of the Jackson Street Building. Students who would like to review these materials can visit the Owens Resource Center service desk for access to the annex.
The annex also houses one of the well-being hubs at the CED, and it offers a desk and two chairs. Book this space to reserve time stretching, resting, having private zoom meetings, or reviewing publications from CED graduates. It is available on a first come, first serve basis and can be reserved ahead of time through our booking calendar.
Checkout and Pickup requests
Checkout: You can check out books in person, or you can request them for pickup at a campus library circulation desk using the UGA Libraries catalog. Once requested online, it can be picked up from whichever campus library you choose.
Pickup Requests: You can request books from any of the libraries at UGA to be delivered to Owens for pickup. Once you find the item you are looking for in the online catalog, log in with your UGA MyID and click "Request for Pickup." From here, you can choose which library location you would like to pick up from.
Returns: Any book from a UGA library may be returned to Owens, and any book from Owens may be returned to any UGA library. When returning a book to the Owens location, you can use outdoor drop-box located to the right of the JSB entrance, or bring it into Owens. If no person is working behind the desk, there is a return box in by the entrance where books can be returned.
MISSION and HISTORY
The Owens Resource Center supports the College of Environment and Design (CED), and is open to the general public. We strive to expand the body of knowledge of landscape architecture, historic preservation, urban planning and design, and environmental ethics. As a library collection and research service, we promote a deeper understanding of environmental, cultural, and land use principles and issues, and engage our community in academic scholarship.
The Owens Resource Center is named in honor of the founder of the landscape architecture program at the University of Georgia, Hubert Bond Owens. Our collection is supported by the CED, donations, and support from our patrons. The circulating collection is a combination of books, journals, theses, practicums, and senior capstone projects, most of which is cataloged in UGA’s catalog.
DONATE to Owens
Books: If you would like to donate books to the Owens Resource Center, please send us a list of materials to email@example.com. We will either add them into the collection or sell them to support our efforts to expand our collection.