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UMD Libraries announces go-live date for migration to new library search platform
New system to go live May 28, 2024
Speakers at The 1856 Project Research Update
The 1856 Project releases inaugural research report
Librarians and archivists contributed to report documenting UMD’s ties to enslaved families and Underground Railroad
Jame Spring accepting the award on stage.
UMD Libraries manager James Spring awarded campus MVP Impact Award
The inaugural award recognized Spring and other campus staff members for embodying a Fearlessly Forward attitude of excellence.
Student research teams to compete for cash prizes in UMD Libraries’ Gemstone Research Awards

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.

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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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