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Major upgrade to library systems coming May 23, replacing WorldCat UMD and other functions. Learn more about the impact on users.

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UMD Libraries Announces Generous Gift Establishing the Library Student Workforce Endowed Operating Fund
UMD Alumna, Sonya Shooshan, MLS ‘95 has committed $50,000 to provide support for employing, training, and mentoring Libraries’ student assistants
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UMD Libraries invites users to preview new search platform
Test out the Libraries' new search experience now through April 26 and share your feedback
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Ann Corrick papers featured in new digital history project from UMD Libraries’ Special Collections in Mass Media & Culture
Group photo of Team OARS with Libraries' representatives.
Student Research Team Studying Unmanned Maritime Search and Rescue Operations wins UMD Libraries’ 2024 Gemstone Research Award
Student research teams presented their research to a panel of faculty judges on Monday in McKeldin Library.

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PowerPoint cassettes


PowerPoint was the first and only live program to focus attention on issues and information of concern to African American listeners using the popular interactive, call-in format. The show, based in Atlanta, aired weekly on Sunday evenings and was on the air for seven years.

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Student Activism

The University Archives collect and care for numerous collections that reflect the efforts of UMD students to challenge and change the status quo. A new gallery exhibition, Rising Up: 100 Years of Student Activism For Justice and Civil Rights at the University of Maryland, shares this history with you.

Student Activism Collections
Off our Backs magazine covers

Off Our Backs

Recently explored by a group of students who created their own podcast about “forgotten feminists”, Off Our Backs is a feminist news journal that pushed boundaries and shared resources for decades.

Student Podcast
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