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Illumination

The Magazine of the University of Maryland Libraries

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This year, it has given us great joy to experience our campus once again humming with life, to see our libraries full of students and researchers.

In this latest issue of Illumination magazine, we celebrate partnerships that allow us to further our work in open access and care for the whole student.

Plus, learn why the scent of violets fades so quickly, about our Filipino American Community Archives, and more!

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In this issue ...
Papers flying out of an unlocked cage into the light of discovery.

Unlocking Knowledge

We're working with faculty champions of open access and other partners to break down barriers to institutional research and knowledge and drive change across technology, access, and research

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Student studying in the Family Study Room in McKeldin Library.

Beyond Books and Buildings

From addressing college affordability to providing inclusive family study space and cutting edge technology, we work to support the whole student during their time at UMD.

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Image of White House Press core surrounding President Trump.

Pooling Resources

A generous gift from the Merrill Foundation, Inc. takes the White House Correspondents Association Pool Reports collection project to the next level—allowing for greater access to presidential reporting.

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