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Wiley, UMD Libraries, Big Ten Academic Alliance extend and expand open access agreement
The three-year extension grants the UMD community access to read and publish in Wiley’s full portfolio of journals.
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins headshot
Lae’l Hughes-Watkins promoted to Associate Director for Engagement, Inclusion, and Reparative Archiving in the UMD Libraries
New position demonstrates the Libraries’ commitment to create a more inclusive and just society.
The enemy alien files: hidden stories of world war II
Enemy Alien Files traveling exhibit explores stories of interned families during WWII
The exhibit is available to view in Hornbake Library through March 15.
Cassette tapes of PowerPoint show.
Episodes of Groundbreaking PowerPoint Show Now Available Online
Listen now to the first radio show that focused on issues important to African American listeners

Featured Collections

Six Filipino Americans

Filipino American Community Archives

The Rita M. Cacas Filipino American Community Archives documents Filipino American communities in the Washington, D.C., metro area (including Maryland and Northern Virginia) and in the state of Maryland more broadly.

Filipino American Community Archives
Children's drawing of Bert and Ernie

Children's Television Workshop

The Children's Television Workshop (now known as the Sesame Workshop) is an American nonprofit organization producing educational children's programs. Sesame Street became the first of several CTW programs including The Electric Company, Feeling Good, The Best of Families, and 3-2-1 Contact.

Children's Television Workshop
1963 March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department

This collection is comprised of the records of the AFL-CIO's Civil Rights Department, primarily from the 1960s through the 1980s, which worked to oppose employment discrimination and for other labor civil rights causes.

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department
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