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Student employees at the Library Services Desk.
UMD Libraries Announces Generous Gift Establishing the Library Student Workforce Endowed Operating Fund
UMD Alumna, Sonya Shooshan, MLS ‘95 has committed $50,000 to provide support for employing, training, and mentoring Libraries’ student assistants
Student at library computer
UMD Libraries invites users to preview new search platform
Test out the Libraries' new search experience now through April 26 and share your feedback
Ann Corrick Headshot
Ann Corrick papers featured in new digital history project from UMD Libraries’ Special Collections in Mass Media & Culture
Group photo of Team OARS with Libraries' representatives.
Student Research Team Studying Unmanned Maritime Search and Rescue Operations wins UMD Libraries’ 2024 Gemstone Research Award
Student research teams presented their research to a panel of faculty judges on Monday in McKeldin Library.
Celina McDonald headshot with the GODORT logo.
UMD Government Information Librarian Celina McDonald awarded 2024 Bernadine Abbott Hoduski Founders Award
McDonald was recognized for significant contributions to the field of government documents librarianship.
Provost's Do Good Innovator Awards with headshots of Brynne Norton, Emily Deinert, and Rachel Gammons
Three UMD librarians among inaugural cohort of Provost’s Do Good Innovator Awardees
Emily Deinert, Rachel Gammons, and Brynne Norton recognized for passionate, purpose-drive work with social impact
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