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British Blues
SPEAKING OF BOOKS   Famous British musicians of the 1960s consumed and appropriated African-American blues. Why? Join us on Thursday, Nov 29. Click for info.
Posted: November 16, 2018
Out in the Open
OUT IN THE OPEN   On Wednesday, Nov 28 learn how open (free) resources from on-campus, local and national initiatives provide meaningful benefits in the classroom. Click for more info.
Posted: November 15, 2018
Tips for searching WorldCat
Among the improvements: New features enhance discoverability of open access materials such as Directory of Open Access Journals.
Posted: November 12, 2018
You Say You Want a Revolution?
REVOLUTION?  An interdisciplinary dialogue on Monday, Oct 15th, will consider some of the events and legacies of the tumultuous year of 1968, including events at UMD.
Posted: November 08, 2018
MakerSpace hours expand
The John and Stella Graves MakerSpace is now adding limited evening hours, open Monday and Wednesday until 9 p.m. Come bring your ideas to life.
Posted: November 07, 2018
Recreation equipment check out
The march to finals have you tense? Check out recreation equipment from the 2nd floor tech desk to help you blow off steam.
Posted: November 07, 2018
1968 Interdisciplinary Dialogue
YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION?  This forum on Thursday, Nov 14 will consider some of the events of the tumultuous year of 1968, including those here at the UMD. Click for info.
Posted: October 30, 2018
Speaking of Books
CANCELLED  The Speaking of Books conversation with faculty author Ruth Zambrana scheduled for Thursday, Nov 15 is cancelled due to weather.
Posted: October 29, 2018
Frankenstein Map
FRANKENSTEIN'S TRAVELS  Check out the story map describing the geography of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" with key images and accompanying maps.
Posted: October 26, 2018
Terps Vote
TERPS VOTE  Do you have a plan to vote? Terps Vote provides resources to help you vote when the time comes.
Posted: October 26, 2018
Privacy, Security, and Ethical Challenges in the era of Big Data
PRIVACY, SECURITY, ETHICS  : On Tuesday, Oct 30, Dr. Jessica Vitak talks about the Internet of Things and personal devices and their implications on privacy and security. Click for info.
Posted: October 25, 2018
Frankenreads, prizes and FREE ICE CREAM
Celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein with a marathon reading of the classic and a costume party featuring free FrankenTerp ice cream from the Dairy.
Posted: October 24, 2018
Social scientists explore open access
At an annual conference at McKeldin Library, leading researchers discussed the impact of making scholarship free and transparent.
Posted: October 22, 2018
Open Access
OPEN ACCESS WEEK  Each year the University Libraries join other libraries, universities and researchers in raising awareness of the global effort to open up access to research.
Posted: October 22, 2018
Future of Research Libraries
FUTURE OF RESEARCH  Kim Armstrong, of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, talks about cooperative library programs led by this powerhouse coalition. Wednesday, Oct 24 at 10 am.
Posted: October 19, 2018
Vandergoot
SPEAKING OF BOOKS  Jana Vandergoot, Architecture, relates the aesthetic of the forest--wood, canopy, shelter--to various urban and architectural construction and design.
Posted: October 19, 2018
Win $100 in FrankenTerp writing competition
Send us the creatures of your imagination. Submit poetry or prose related to "Frankenstein." Deadline is Monday, October 22.
Posted: October 19, 2018
Film screening: "Paywall: the Business of Scholarship"
An eye-opening look at thorny issues related to open scholarship. Thursday, Oct 18, 4:15 to 5:30 pm; McKeldin Library 6137. Free
Posted: October 17, 2018
Farmers' Market Pop-Up Library
POP-UP LIBRARY  A pop-up library at Wednesday's campus Farmers' Market will feature a book signing by Renee Brooks Cataclos, author of The Chesapeake Table. Click for more information.
Posted: October 16, 2018
Big Ten Libraries push back on publisher
Libraries of the Big Ten Academic Alliance leverage buying power, fight for sustainable access to scholarly publications, and score a high-profile win.
Posted: October 16, 2018
1968 event postponed
The interdisciplinary dialogue exploring the legacies of 1968 originally scheduled for today, Monday October 15, will now take place on November 14.
Posted: October 15, 2018
Young Frankenstein film screening on Wed, Oct 17
Join us at 6:30 pm for a special showing of the classic Mel Brooks film. Free popcorn and FrankenTerps ice cream from the Dairy.
Posted: October 11, 2018
Hornbake Library Open House
OPEN HOUSE  Explore stories of immigration and meet staff from Special Collections and University Archives. Hornbake Library, Monday, October 15, 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
Posted: October 11, 2018
Frankenreads
200 YEARS OF FRANKENSTEIN  Join us for a series of events and exhibits designed to honor the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Click for the full schedule
Posted: October 10, 2018
White House Correspondents' Association Pool Reports
PRESERVING THE POOL  UMD and the White House Correspondents' Association are teaming up to provide a digital archive of pool reports documenting the U.S. presidency.
Posted: October 09, 2018