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Take a Brain Break
Fitness equipment is available to borrow from the TLC Tech Desk.
Self-Publishing Services
Book-binding and other services are offered at the TLC Tech Desk.
Renew Books and Media
Most library items are renewable online.
Borrow Light Therapy Lamps
Light therapy lamps are available at the TLC Tech Desk

News & Events

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An instruction session in McKeldin Library with the instructor helping a student using a laptop.
Generous Gift from McKeldin-Wayner Family Extends Legacy of McKeldin Library’s Namesake, Expands UMD Libraries’ Information Literacy Outreach
McKeldin-Wayner Family Student Success Fund will bolster integrative, results-focused library instruction for 20,000+ students every year
Text Morrill Reckoning: Acknowledging Indigenous lands that funded the University of Maryland.
New StoryMap Exhibit dives into UMD Restorative Justice
Morrill Reckoning: Acknowledging Indigenous Lands that Funded the University of Maryland has been added to UMD Libraries StoryMap collections.
Hornbake Library facade.
NEH Awards $322,532 to UMD Libraries for Historic Maryland Newspaper Digitization
Papers from colonial period, early 19th century, 1940s-50s Prince George’s County, and The Jewish Times are focus of ongoing project’s sixth round of national funding
Dean Adriene Lim
Dr. Adriene Lim to retire as dean of the University of Maryland Libraries, June 2024
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Featured Collections

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.

Students protest

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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