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An instruction session in McKeldin Library with the instructor helping a student using a laptop.
Generous Gift from McKeldin-Wayner Family Extends Legacy of McKeldin Library’s Namesake, Expands UMD Libraries’ Information Literacy Outreach
McKeldin-Wayner Family Student Success Fund will bolster integrative, results-focused library instruction for 20,000+ students every year
Text Morrill Reckoning: Acknowledging Indigenous lands that funded the University of Maryland.
New StoryMap Exhibit dives into UMD Restorative Justice
Morrill Reckoning: Acknowledging Indigenous Lands that Funded the University of Maryland has been added to UMD Libraries StoryMap collections.
Hornbake Library facade.
NEH Awards $322,532 to UMD Libraries for Historic Maryland Newspaper Digitization
Papers from colonial period, early 19th century, 1940s-50s Prince George’s County, and The Jewish Times are focus of ongoing project’s sixth round of national funding
Dean Adriene Lim
Dr. Adriene Lim to retire as dean of the University of Maryland Libraries, June 2024
A message from the University Libraries
Headshot of Mariame Kaba.
UMD Libraries to host Author, Activist Mariame Kaba
Kaba will discuss creating liberating spaces and host workshop for student organizers.
Christine Fisher and Adriene Lim
UMD Libraries announces generous gift establishing the Fisher Family Library Faculty Fellows for Inclusive Excellence
Libraries will match gift from Christine '91 and Todd Fisher to support and mentor 2 early-career librarians with diverse backgrounds
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