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Information For Undergraduate Students

We’re here to help. By using resources and services provided by the University Libraries, you can accomplish your work faster, easier, and better.

Research Help

Guide to Undergraduate Research

Let us help you get it done! Tackle your assignment with this all-in-one guide to choosing a research topic and finding, evaluating, and citing sources.

Find a Subject Specialist

Receive one-on-one research assistance online, in-person, or over the phone from expert librarians.

Research Guides

Jump-start your research on any topic with helpful online research guides curated by our subject librarians.

Database Finder

Browse UMD Libraries’ database collection to find sources in your research area.

Research Workshops

Learn advanced research skills, concepts, and tools through specialized workshops on geospatial science, citation management tools, data science, and more.

ENGL 101: Academic Writing

Get research support for your English 101 assignments.

Live Chat with Us!

Live chat is generally available Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Fridays, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Key Services

Borrow and Return Materials

Learn about borrowing (and returning) books and more!

Copy, Print, and Scan

Getting started with self-service printers and scanners.

Find a Study Space

Reserve your spot or find an open room in our libraries.

Top Textbooks

Search the McKeldin Library’s 4-hour loan Top Textbook collection.

Equipment Loan

General use equipment, from calculators to projectors and plenty of things in between, can be checked out from our Tech Desk.

Need a break from your work? Check out our upcoming events for ways to relax, have fun, and make connections at the Libraries.

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