Information for Faculty and Instructors
Whether you're researching or teaching, we offer the resources and support you need.
Place relevant books, articles, and media on Course Reserves and ensure that these items are available for all students enrolled in your course. If you want to post your own readings, check out our best practices for posting to ELMS.
Learn how to find, evaluate, adapt, and create quality open source learning materials, from textbooks to test banks.
Textbooks on reserve for four hours at a time for the largest courses on campus. Check to see if your course is included in the program or contact us for more information.
We teach information literacy instruction for courses and programs at all levels, and provide resources for campus instructors of all ranks.
Ideal for adjunct faculty and TAs, the Faculty Office in McKeldin Library can be reserved by any instructor for up to 4 hours/day.
Subject librarians can help you develop strategies to advance your research and teaching, find (and even purchase) appropriate sources of information, and organize citations.
Support for GIS and data users through expert guidance, project consultation, and technical assistance.
Let us help you choose the best review methodology to fit your timeline, question scope, and discipline.
We offer an extensive catalog of tutorials and courses to help you learn programming and more.
We offer workshops that build your researcher toolkit, and events that showcase the expertise of campus researchers.
The Libraries’ collections support teaching and research across disciplines, geographies, languages, and formats.
Request physical materials that are not in our collection and digital copies of articles, chapters and more from our shelves and beyond.
Not on campus this semester? UMD faculty can borrow materials directly from nearly 200 partner libraries in the U.S. and Canada.