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About Us

Our Service

As a federal depository library, the University of Maryland Libraries provide free access to documents of the Federal Government in an impartial environment with professional assistance.

Location & Access

The U.S. Government Information, Maps & GIS Services Collection is located on the 4th floor of McKeldin Library at the University of Maryland in College Park. Other collections of government documents on campus include technical reports and patents and trademarks, located in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Library.  (Map of Library Locations on Campus)

You may browse and borrow from the collection during McKeldin Library's hours. Access to the Rare and Folio collections are available by appointment. Schedule an appointment.

Lending Policies

The general pubic is encouraged to use government documents in the library or request them via interlibrary loan from their home library. All special requests should be made at the Library Services Desk on the first floor of McKeldin Library.

Staff Directory

Name/Title Email Name Telephone Number

Celina Nichols
Government Information Librarian

cnichol5@umd.edu 301-405-3643

Kelley O'Neal
GIS/Geospatial & Geography Information Specialist

kelleyo@umd.edu 301-405-9260

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“This library is a Congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)”