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During the final stages of the migration to UMD Discover, some library services are temporarily unavailable.

Information For Graduate Students

It’s time to dive deep into the topics that interest you! We’re here to help and we have the resources and services to help you make the most of your time at UMD.

Research Help

Request Materials

Request books, articles, chapters, materials from other libraries and more.

Find Your Subject Specialist

Our subject specialists are experts in their fields. Get one-on-one research consultations and/or help with any library-related issues.

Reload button

Use our reload button to access the UMD proxy when researching off campus.

Citation Tools

Learn to cite properly and utilize tools that simplify the citation process.

Research Education Workshops

Improve your research skills with our helpful workshops and events.

GIS and Data Science

Get help with various aspects of geospatial data, data science, and data visualization for research, teaching, and learning.

Data Services

Expert guidance project consultation, and technical assistance on various aspects of data management and curation.

Instruction Resources

Course Reserves

Make books, journal articles, videos, and more accessible to your students either physically or digitally on ELMS.

Teaching and Instruction

We provide information literacy instruction for your students in subject-specific and special program courses.

Copyright Guidelines

 Learn about Fair Use policies and more.

Open Educational Resources

Check out free to use course materials, textbooks, helpful tools and more.

Faculty Office

Ideal for TAs and adjunct faculty, the Faculty Office in McKeldin Library can be reserved by any instructor for up to 4 hours/day.

Other Services

Copy, Print, Scan

Everything from normal to large-format printing, copying and scanning.


We offer spaces for all types of group work or individual study, including an area reserved for graduate students on McKeldin’s third floor.

Graduate School Writing Center

Located in McKeldin Library 5100B, offers support for graduate students at every stage of their development as academic and professional communicators.

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