Thursday, April 24, 2014
McKeldin Open 24 Hours


10:00AM - 10:00PM
Architecture 10:00AM - 10:00PM
08:00AM - 11:00PM
EPSL 08:00AM - 11:00PM
Media Services

in Hornbake

08:00AM - 10:00PM
Special Collections

in Hornbake

10:00AM - 05:00PM
MSPAL 08:30AM - 11:00PM
Shady Grove See here for hours

Terrapin Learning Commons


The mission of the Terrapin Learning Commons is to provide students with an inviting and supportive environment that facilitates scholarly work and helps create community across all library locations. We seek to work alongside, and become partners with, students to increase the quality of their academic studies and enrich their university experience. The commons at the University of Maryland are a catalyst for new learning opportunities in the form of innovative spaces and services, technology-based curricula and campus-wide partnerships.

WORKSHOPS Spring 2014:

A variety of workshops ranging from citation management software to poster printing and more offered in room 2109 on the 2nd floor of McKeldin!

To help you select a citation management tool, view this comparison table.

Equipment Loan:

Technology lending available at most library locations

Specialized copying and printing, including 3d and poster printing:

Available at the 2nd floor Tech Desk, please check back for additional locations soon!

Room Reservation:

Group areas and study rooms. Reserve one in McKeldin and at EPSL!

Other services and resources:

  •  Movable whiteboards and furniture designed for group work at all locations.
  •  Kwikboost phone charging stations in McKeldin and EPSL. 
  •  Secure your laptop with cables that you can check out in Mckeldin at the Tech and Circulation Desks as well as in EPSL. 
  • Workstations at all locations with access to with software and library resources for both Mac and PC.


Writing Center

Center for Undergraduate Research

Partners, Events And Sessions

Please note these sessions are coordinated by our partners; contact them directly for registration information and additional details. 

Center for Social Value Creation: Come check out Innovation Fridays

Division of IT Learning Technologies: Tea Time Tech Talks for Faculty

Graduate School-Office of Writing Initiatives: The Office of Writing Initiatives is offering classes this Spring

University Human Resources: Learn a variety of skills through our very own University Human Resources Office

Counseling Center, Learning Assistance Services: Guided study and peer training sessions