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Late Night Study
McKeldin offers late night study options beginning 9/10.
Top Textbooks Available
Borrow textbooks for popular university courses for up to 4 hours.
Request Library Materials
Reserve items through the University Libraries or Interlibrary Loan
Find a Personal Study Space
The libraries have a number of reservable rooms to meet your needs.

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Big Ten Open Books Project Launches First Collection
Through UMD Libraries the university community can access the collection, which centers on Gender and Sexuality Studies.
TOME@UMD Now Accepting Applications for Open Access Publishing Grants
Following successful pilot project, additional funding available for 2023-2024
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Natalie Trapuzzano promoted to UMD Libraries’ University Archivist
In new role, Trapuzzano will lead initiatives to build and maintain a diverse, inclusive, and accurate record of UMD history
UMD Libraries to Host Virtual Panel on Intellectual Freedom
Experts will discuss countering censorship and the criminalization of librarianship in America on Tuesday, August 29, 2023

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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