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Serving the state's flagship, land-grant institution, the University Libraries are your libraries. Our faculty and staff are here to help you access and advance the full range of human knowledge and explore your very own fearless ideas to address today's grand challenges.


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News & Events

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University of Maryland works with HELIOS on open scholarship initiatives, with UMD Libraries in the lead.
Students using McKeldin Library computer space.
Less is more. Spaces that work for you.
To create more flexible spaces, McKeldin Library is reducing the number of public computer workstations.
2017 re-ACT house for the Solar Decathalon.
Libraries Lay Strong Foundation for Innovative reACT House
Libraries to play an instrumental role in the 2022-23 interdisciplinary curriculum program “Decolonizing Education to Meet the Demand of Climate Change: resilient Adaptive Climate Technology (reACT) Testbed Lab.”
Calvert Hall under construction with two black men pictured.
The 1856 Project to host inaugural symposium
The Feb 1 event will highlight research about the legacy of slavery at the university
Students using McKeldin Library computer space.
UMD Libraries announce selection of new integrated library management system
UMD Libraries, all USMAI libraries to migrate to Ex Libris Alma and Primo systems summer 2024
Person studying in the library with text: win $1,000!
Turn your undergraduate research into cash
UMD Libraries Undergraduate Research Award application is open.
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