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Open House
OPEN HOUSE  McKeldin Library's first floor has a welcoming new look. Join us at an informal open house on Friday, September 21, 1:30 - 3:30. Snacks, naps, puppies and prizes!
Posted: September 18, 2018
Student Dreams of Napping
DREAMS OF NAPPING   Anthony Escalante's class project became a personal mission as he grew support and acquired funding for two napping pods now in McKeldin Library.
Posted: September 07, 2018
NextNow Fest sponsored by The Clarice starts today
CELEBRATE THE ARTS  The Clarice and the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library host events as part of the annual NextNow Fest, a celebration of live music, theatre, and dance.
Posted: September 06, 2018
We're closed on Labor Day
McKeldin Library and branch libraries have various operating hours this weekend, but all are closed on Monday 9/3 in observance of Labor Day.
Posted: August 31, 2018
Grad students: Register now for workshops
Speed geeking, academic publishing, personal branding and more. Take advantage of free Common Quandaries workshops starting soon.
Posted: August 24, 2018
Welcome, Terps!
HEY, TERPS!   Whether you're new to campus or returning home, we're glad you're here. Learn how other students made the most of library services. Watch now.
Posted: August 24, 2018
Historic Community Radio Broadcasts Now Available In UMD Digital Collections
HEAR HISTORY  Six hundred historic community radio broadcasts are now available for streaming, thanks to the digitization efforts of the University of Maryland Libraries.
Posted: August 15, 2018
Exhibit Opens at Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
TRIUMPH OF ISABELLA  A new exhibit at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library features the painting of an elaborate Renaissance street pageant and inspires students
Posted: August 15, 2018
Textbook Loans
WHY BUY?     Nearly 300 textbook titles representing the largest courses on campus may be checked out for four hours at a time in McKeldin Library.
Posted: August 14, 2018
University Libraries receive NEH grant to digitize historic Maryland newspapers
MAKING NEWS   The University Libraries received a $264,000 NEH grant to digitize historic Maryland newspapers, including rare issues related to the state's early pro-suffrage movement.
Posted: August 08, 2018
McKeldin Library and branches closed early today
Due to a widespread power outage, several libraries closed early. McKeldin Library will reopen at 8 am Wednesday.
Posted: August 07, 2018
Medicare Then and Now
HEALTH SPEAKS  In honor of its 50th birthday, come listen to speakers discuss the issues of Medicare and Medicaid. July 30th, in the Hornbake Library Lobby.
Posted: July 26, 2018
Borrow laptops, chargers, headphones and more
Several libraries offer equipment for short-term loans, usually 4 hours, with the largest supply in McKeldin. Perfect if you're in a pinch.
Posted: July 25, 2018
UMD Libraries host second Diversity Immersion Institute
DISCOVERING CAMPUS  An immersive program hosted by the University Libraries introduces pre-college students to campus and future librarians to topics related to diversity and inclusion
Posted: July 12, 2018
Celebrate the Fourth of July
McKeldin Library and all branch libraries will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day.
Posted: July 03, 2018
Loss of a Good Friend
MOURNING A LOSS The University Archives mourns the loss of a good friend, John McNamara, who was among those killed Thursday by a gunman in the Capital Gazette newsroom.
Posted: June 29, 2018
Read just for the fun of it
The Popular Reading Collection offers newly released books and CD audiobooks, as well as movies and TV shows on DVD. Click here to browse available titles.
Posted: June 25, 2018
Brush up on your skills during the summer
Learn software, business and creative skills through high-quality instructional videos.
Posted: June 25, 2018
Japanese Baseball
BATTER UP A new Washington, D.C.-based exhibit features baseball-related artifacts from UMD's Prange Collection and celebrates the bonds the U.S. and Japan forged through the game.
Posted: June 11, 2018
Upgrades scheduled for McKeldin Library first floor
SUMMER UPGRADES  McKeldin Library's first floor services desk will remain open as furniture and computers are removed for renovation work, beginning May 21. Click for more information.
Posted: May 18, 2018
McKeldin Extended Hours Slider
EXTENDED HOURS  During finals week, McKeldin will be open 24 hours a day and the STEM Library will have extended hours. Click for full schedule.
Posted: May 11, 2018
Finals Week Activities 2018
FINALS WEEK   Need a break from studying? Enjoy a series of activities to help you survive finals week. Click here for a full schedule!
Posted: May 07, 2018
Thank-a-gram
LIBRARIANS ARE TEACHERS   Thank one of our helpful librarians who teach you to find the information you need. Click here to send a Thank-a-Gram!
Posted: May 07, 2018
Speaking of Books - Hugo Keesing
BATTLEGROUND KOREA   Keesing will speak about songs from the Korean War era, from Fats Domino to Gene Autry. Join us at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library. Click for info.
Posted: May 04, 2018
Monitoring Climate Data on the Web
HOT SPOTS  Ray Cha will talk about efforts to monitor federal websites that provide access to information about climate change. Thursday, May 10 in Hornbake Library. Click for info.
Posted: May 04, 2018