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McKeldin Library

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Subject Specialists
Get to know the humanities and social sciences librarians who work in McKeldin Library.


Choose a catalog
Search more in one place using WorldCat UMD or use the classic catalog.

General Collections
About 1.2 million books, plus more

Government Information, Maps, and GIS Services
Federal and state documents since 1925 and the latest in GIS

East Asia Collections
Chinese, Japanese and Korean materials

Periodicals and Microforms
Find it the old-fashioned way

Popular Reading
Just-for-fun books and audiobooks in a variety of genres

Spaces and places  

[Floor plan]  [Campus map]  [Directions to campus]

Terrapin Learning Commons
A space for groups, filled with technology

Library Services Desk
Check out books or reserves, get help with your research, print, scan and copy--and more. 

Workstation Availability
McKeldin has more than 500 computers. Find a Mac or PC in real time and see how many are available floor by floor.

Footnotes Cafe
Grab a snack and a coffee

Special Events Room
Host your event in our spacious community room

Study Carrels
If you're a graduate student and would like to share a lockable study carrel, please apply.

Undergraduate Writing Center in McKeldin Library
Stop by for help with any undergraduate writing assignment (Room 2101)

Graduate School Writing Center in McKeldin Library
If you're a graduate student, be sure to visit this helpful service (Room 5100B)

Adaptive Technology Lab
Use technology to help with short- or long-term disabilities

Lactation Room
A private room for new mothers