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As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University Libraries serve 37,000 students and faculty of the flagship College Park campus.

The eight-library system is a key academic resource that supports the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. With an operating budget of $23.7 million, the University Libraries rank 39th among the 115 members of the Association of Research Libraries.We rank 10th in electronic resources as a percentage of total library materials.

Collections vary in format, and include materials owned by the University Libraries as well as those licensed for the academic community.

  • Volumes: 4.3 million
  • E-journals: 17,000
  • E-books:  900,000 
  • Databases: 352 +

The University Libraries also belong to the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions, a 16-member consortium with a strong tradition of resource-sharing and a common library software system to manage collections and transactions.