Collaborations and Innovations
The UMD Libraries collaborate with many university groups, organizations, and institutions to extend our strategic reach, innovate within the library field, and enhance our impact on campus and within the community.
Learn more about a few of our current collaborative initiatives.
The University of Maryland has joined Universities Studying Slavery, a consortium of colleges committed to addressing historical issues of slavery and contemporary issues of racism and inequality on their campuses.
Affordable Course Content Options @ UMD
Led by the Libraries and the Teaching and Learning Transformation Center, the Affordable Course Content Task Force provides recommendations to reduce the cost of course materials for students.
UMD Libraries is the institutional home of SocArXiv, a free, interdisciplinary, open access repository of scholarship.
TOME@UMD, part of the national Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME) initiative, awards grants to sponsor the publication of open access, digital monographs by UMD faculty members.
The Publishing, Access, and Contract Terms (UMD PACT) working group is taking action to make Maryland's research more visible, accessible, affordable, and transparent.
The University of Maryland Libraries offer events, exhibits, and resources in celebration and support of Arts for All, the campus’s new initiative to develop new and reimagined curricular and experiential offerings that nurture different ways of thinking.