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Across the Pane: The Art of Djuna Barnes
ACROSS THE PANE Come to the University of Maryland Art Gallery to view the work of the multi-talented American artist and author Djuna Barnes.
Posted: February 11, 2020
STEAM Salon with Dr. Karin Burghardt
LANDSCAPING FOR BIODIVERSITY Come Thursday, February 20th as Dr. Karin Burghardt outlines ways that decisions within one's own green-space alter plant/animal interactions.
Posted: February 11, 2020
LaTeX Reference Management and Citations
LaTeX REFERENCE MANAGEMENT AND CITATIONS Have a LaTeX project? Have citations? Want to have citations in your LaTeX project? Check out this workshop!
Posted: February 11, 2020
Speaking of Books: Diversity on the Executive Path
DIVERSITY ON THE EXECUTIVE PATH Join us Tuesday, February 18th as Diane L. Dixon, EdD shares her new book about the real-life experiences of 12 racially and ethnically diverse executives.
Posted: February 11, 2020
Introduction to SAS Programming
INTRODUCTION TO SAS PROGRAMMING Interested in learning how to use powerful statistics software? Check out this workshop on SAS, a statistics package you can use beyond graduation.
Posted: February 11, 2020
Try out the new experimental search tool.
Search is a new, experimental discovery interface connecting library patrons to many of the University Libraries’ research tools including WorldCat UMD, Database Finder, and Research Guides.
Posted: February 06, 2020
Speaking of Books - Maryl B. Gensheimer
ROMAN BATHS Join us February 13th as Maryl B. Gensheimer, historian of Roman art and archaeology, discusses her new book about the intricate decorations of the Baths of Caracalla.
Posted: February 04, 2020
How to Write a Literature Review
LITERATURE REVIEW Writing a literature review? The Graduate Writing Center, in partnership with the Libraries, has a graduate workshop for you.
Posted: February 04, 2020
LaTeX for Theses and Dissertations
LaTeX FOR THESES AND DISSERTATIONS Working on a book, dissertation, or thesis? Drop by on February 12th to learn how LaTeX can help you with your projects.
Posted: February 04, 2020
AR Sandbox Ongoing Event
DIG IN! AR SANDBOX The STEM Library has a new Augmented Reality Sandbox where students can create interactive topographies. Dig in and you might win a $50 gift card in the process.
Posted: February 04, 2020
LaTeX for Beginners
LaTeX FOR BEGINNERS Interested in the hottest method for formatting your papers and documents? Register for the February 6th workshop.
Posted: January 28, 2020
Textbooks you can borrow
WHY BUY WHEN YOU CAN BORROW? See if we have the textbooks you need
Posted: January 28, 2020
Library Systems Outage
Library Systems Outage
Posted: January 09, 2020
Brush up on your skills over break
Learn software, business and creative skills through high-quality instructional videos.
Posted: December 19, 2019
Undergrad Research Award
TURN YOUR PROJECT INTO A PRIZE Show off your research project and win a $1,000 Library Award for Undergraduate Research
Posted: December 11, 2019
Good luck on your finals
GOOD LUCK ON YOUR FINALS, TERPS Winter break is right around the corner.
Posted: December 10, 2019
Carol of Final Exams
NO NEED TO FEAR, THE LIBRARY'S HERE Take a study break and watch Carol of Final Exams, our viral holiday greeting.
Posted: December 09, 2019
McKeldin Napping Pods
TAKE A NAP ON US Make your way past Footnotes Cafe to take a power nap on one of McKeldin's two nappings pods.
Posted: December 04, 2019
Borrow video production equipment for up to three days
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION Head to McKeldin's 2nd floor Tech Desk to borrow video production equipment for up to three days.
Posted: November 27, 2019
Relocation of DVD, VHS, LaserDisc, and audiocassette collections complete
To borrow materials, place a request in the library catalog.
Posted: November 22, 2019
Building UMD's student organization collections
University Archivist Lae’l Hughes-Watkins launches new initiative to document and preserve contributions of campus student groups.
Posted: November 15, 2019
Money Talks - How to invest in the stock market
HOW TO INVEST Wednesday, December 4th, learn how to manage risk in the stock market through the use of technical analysis with Dr. Eric Wish.
Posted: November 13, 2019
Family Study Room Now Available
FAMILY STUDY ROOM Need a space to study with your 12-and-under kids? Reserve our dedicated Family Study Room and borrow age-specific activity backpacks.
Posted: November 08, 2019
Learn more about Library Liaisons
You can now see all Department Faculty Representatives and Library Liaisons in one convenient location.
Posted: November 06, 2019
Wags for Wellness - November 15th
THERAPY DOGS IN MCKELDIN Join us Friday, November 15th 1-3pm in McKeldin 2109 for a Wags for Wellness event. De-stress with doggies!
Posted: November 06, 2019
Speaking of Books - Paul Shackel
MIGRATION, LABOR AND RACE On Wednesday, November 13th, come see Paul Shackel as he talks about his new book on the 1897 Lattimer massacre, "Remembering Lattimer".
Posted: November 04, 2019
STEAM Salon - Vestiges of Ice: Data, Digital Tools and Art
VESTIGES OF ICE In this presentation, artist Cy Keener will share his experience collaborating with the International Arctic Buoy Programme to deploy instruments to record multi-year sea ice.
Posted: November 04, 2019
STEAM Salon - AI in the Libraries
AI IN THE LIBRARIES Finnish Fulbright Scholar Pirjo Kangas will discuss recent developments with AI in Finnish libraries at the 12/3 STEAM Salon.
Posted: November 04, 2019
The International Year of the Periodic Table
CELEBRATE the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table. Discover everything about “International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019)” via this website.
Posted: November 04, 2019
Need films for Winter or Spring courses? Make a request soon!
If you plan on using films from McKeldin Library's Media collection in your courses this academic year, please request them by Monday, November 18.
Posted: November 04, 2019
New SGA Exhibit
NEW SGA EXHIBIT Check out the McKeldin lobby to see University Archives materials about UMD's Student Government Association from its inception to today.
Posted: November 01, 2019
McKeldin Library closing early Friday
Due to Homecoming Festivities, McKeldin will close at 5 pm on Friday. Click to see week's line-up of events.
Posted: October 31, 2019
International Piano Archives at Maryland presents "Reflections from the Keyboard"
IPAM PIANO RECITAL Join us for a free recital featuring original works by Rachmaninoff, Dvorak, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Albeniz, and more at 2pm on Nov 3.
Posted: October 29, 2019
Happy Lights
HAPPY LIGHTS available at McKeldin's 2nd floor Tech Desk provide full-spectrum, UV-free light to help combat seasonal affective disorder.
Posted: October 29, 2019
Take the Libraries E-Book Survey
E-BOOK SURVEY Do you love E-Books? Maybe you detest them? Let us know and you might win an Amazon gift card.
Posted: October 28, 2019
Terps Vote
TERPS VOTE Be heard! Head on down to nearby polling places and cast your vote for the Mayor and City Council.
Posted: October 28, 2019
SRW - Systematic Review Tools
SYSTEMATIC REVIEW TOOLS Become acquainted with the tools available to help support systematic reviews. From collecting references to writing your manuscript, we will cover tools that can support you and your team on every step of the process.
Posted: October 25, 2019
An Interview with MSPAL's John Davis
Since high school, Performing Arts Archivist John Davis has collected flyers, photographs and fanzines from Washington, D.C.’s punk scene.
Posted: October 25, 2019
Workshop: Endnote Citation Manager
Learn how to use the EndNote and EndNote Online citation management software to import, duplicate, and manage citations.
Posted: October 23, 2019
Research Commons Workshops
Sign up for a workshop to sharpen your skills: Writing Literature Reviews, Curating Your Digital Presence, and more.
Posted: October 23, 2019
Workshop: Zotero for Systematic Reviews
Learn how to use the Zotero citation management software to import, deduplicate, and manage citations compiled from literature searches conducted as part of a systematic review.
Posted: October 21, 2019
Open Office Hours
Get one-on-one help from Research Commons staff on the following topics: Citation Managers (EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley), Google Scholar, ORCID, Researcher ID, Research Impact.
Posted: October 21, 2019
Money Talks: Chris Campbell
On Oct. 22, learn about financial planning and investing with Chris Campbell from the Society of Financial Awareness (SOFA).
Posted: October 21, 2019
Speaking of Books: Sies and Gournay
ICONIC PLANNED COMMUNITIES Join Mary Corbin Sies, Isabelle Gournay and Cindy Frank on October 24th to discuss the past, present and future of planned communities around the world.
Posted: October 21, 2019
Interdisciplinary Forum: The Deepfake
THE DEEPFAKE On October 24th, the University Libraries presents an Interdisciplinary Dialogue panel discussing the possibilities of "deepfakes".
Posted: October 21, 2019
Open Access Week: Wilkinson
OPEN ACCESS WEEK OCT 21-27 spotlights some of UMD's scholars who have utilized the UMD Libraries' Open Access Publishing Fund to make their publications freely available online.
Posted: October 18, 2019
MSPAL Henson Exhibit
INSPIRED! JIM HENSON AT MARYLAND explores Henson's student days at UMD. Visit this exhibit at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.
Posted: October 17, 2019
Open Access Week: Slevc
OPEN ACCESS WEEK OCT 21-27 Since 2013, UMD Libraries have helped fund 162 articles published as open access, removing the paywalls for research produced at UMD.
Posted: October 16, 2019
MPT Exhibit Opening
CELEBRATE MPT'S 50th by visiting the MPT exhibit in Hornbake Library North. Learn more about the history of public broadcasting in Maryland.
Posted: October 15, 2019
Open Access Week: Jewell
OPEN ACCESS WEEK OCT 21-27 spotlights some of UMD's scholars who have utilized the UMD Libraries' Open Access Publishing Fund to make their publications freely available online.
Posted: October 14, 2019
Workshop: Intro to SAS Programming
SAS PROGRAMMING WORKSHOP SAS is a powerful statistical package which you can continue using after your graduation. Join this workshop and gain a hands-on experience!
Posted: October 13, 2019
Open Access Week: Hu
OPEN ACCESS WEEK OCT 21-27 Since 2013, UMD Libraries have helped fund 162 articles published as open access, removing the paywalls for research produced at UMD.
Posted: October 12, 2019
Workshop: NVIVO
NVIVO WORKSHOP This Wednesday, drop in at 11:30 for a workshop on NVivo, a qualitative data analytics and organizational tool.
Posted: October 11, 2019
Search Strategy
SEARCH STRATEGY DESIGN This Tuesday, demystify search strategy for systemic review with help from librarians.
Posted: October 11, 2019
Wags for Wellness
THERAPY DOGS IN MCKELDIN Join us Friday, October 18th 1-3pm in McKeldin 2109 for a Wags for Wellness event. De-stress with doggies!
Posted: October 11, 2019
APA Publication Manual Session
APA REPRESENTATIVE discusses the latest edition of their Publication Manual! Join us to learn about important updates to in-text and reference citations, standards in inclusive and bias-free langauge, and more!
Posted: October 11, 2019
Workshop: Curating Digital Presence
CURATING YOUR DIGITAL PRESENCE This Tuesday at 11:00, work on approaching social media and engaging in online conversations among and as a professional. Bring a laptop!
Posted: October 11, 2019
Over 500 Spiro T. Agnew recordings digitized
The collection of digital audio recordings contains 700 hours of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s political speeches, press conferences, and more.
Posted: October 10, 2019
Open Access Week: Bhargava
OPEN ACCESS WEEK OCT 21-27 spotlights some of UMD's scholars who have utilized the UMD Libraries' Open Access Publishing Fund to make their publications freely available online.
Posted: October 10, 2019
Prange Collection Lunch Talk
CLEAN MINDS, MESSY REALITIES Please join the Miller Center and UMD Libraries on Tuesday, October 8th for a lunch conversation with Timothy Smith, recipient of a Twentieth Century Japan Research Award in the Gordon W. Prange Collection.
Posted: October 02, 2019
Data, Media, and Society with R. David Lankes
DATA, MEDIA, AND SOCIETY R. David Lankes talks about open access, scholarly communication, and the need for advocacy around data in all aspects of higher education.
Posted: October 02, 2019
Faculty news filter now live
Quickly find faculty news items using a new filter in our newsroom.
Posted: September 30, 2019
Speaking of Books: Jessica Enoch
WOMEN AT WORK Associate Professor Jessica Enoch discusses her new book, in which she investigates how constructions of the home have both affected women’s entrance into the workforce.
Posted: September 26, 2019
Campus closing early this Friday
All campus libraries will close at noon on Friday, Sept. 27. Check the Penn State game FAQ for class schedule and parking information.
Posted: September 25, 2019
Workshop: LaTeX for Beginners
LaTeX FOR BEGINNERS This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of LaTeX, a free document preparation system that is used across a number of technical fields.
Posted: September 23, 2019
Workshop: GIT
GIT WORKSHOP Ever wanted to find the 'final' version of a document or track your own changes without a million different files? Check out this workshop on GIT.
Posted: September 23, 2019
Campus Story Map
CAMPUS STORY MAP Explore the evolution of our campus from 1856 to today through this GIS-enhanced article.
Posted: September 23, 2019
Hornbake Library Open House
Share a cup of tea with Special Collections and University Archives staff at their fall open house featuring items inspired by UMD's First Year Book, "Demagoguery and Democracy." 
Posted: September 19, 2019
First Wags for Wellness event of the semester
THERAPY DOGS IN MCKELDIN Join us Friday 1-3pm in McKeldin 2109 for the first Wags for Wellness event of the semester.
Posted: September 19, 2019
Gale Data Breach
Gale, one of our major publishers, experienced a data breach. Some user names and email addresses were exposed.
Posted: September 17, 2019
The Future of Deepfakes
Hany Farid of UC Berkeley, Danielle Citron of Boston University, and Dan Russell of Google discuss deepfakes -- the use of artificial intelligence to fabricate video and audio of people doing and saying things they never did or said.
Posted: September 16, 2019
A Conversation with Dan Russell
JOIN THE CONVERSATION September 26, Dan Russell will discuss his new book, The Joy of Search: A Google Insider’s Guide to Going Beyond the Basics.
Posted: September 16, 2019
Testudo Time Capsule Challenge
TESTUDO TIME CAPSULE CHALLENGE Follow Jim Henson's footsteps to learn campus history and win prizes! Follow our Instagram for more info.
Posted: September 11, 2019
Speaking of Books: Ming Hu
NET ZERO ENERGY BUILDING. Assistant Professor Ming Hu discusses sustainable building practices Sept 18, 12:15pm, Architecture Library.
Posted: September 06, 2019
New Women for Democratic Japan
New Women for Democratic Japan: Rise of the Japanese University Student in the Occupation Era. Please join us for a lunch conversation.
Posted: September 06, 2019
Open Access Publishing Fund
The UMD Libraries is now accepting applications for the Open Access Publishing Fund for 2019-2020.
Posted: September 04, 2019
We're closed on Labor Day
McKeldin Library and branch libraries will be closed on Monday 9/2 in observance of Labor Day.
Posted: August 27, 2019
Social science data now available
ICPSR, the world's largest collection of digital social sciences data, is now available for campus-wide access through a partnership between the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences and the University Libraries.
Posted: August 21, 2019
WELCOME TO UMD LIBRARIES Get tips from former Terps for campus fun & success.
WELCOME TO UMD LIBRARIES Get tips from former Terps for campus fun & success.
Posted: August 21, 2019
BORROW LAPTOPS, CHARGERS, and more. See what's available here.
BORROW LAPTOPS, CHARGERS, and more. See what's available here.
Posted: August 21, 2019
Looking for an ILL due date?
You can now view the due dates of all checked-out items in a single location.
Posted: July 30, 2019
Summer Reading
READ FOR FUN   Summer is here! Looking for some lighter fare? Click to view a selection of graphic novels or visit the McKeldin Library lobby to find current bestsellers.
Posted: June 18, 2019
Library Media Services has merged with McKeldin Library
Relocation of LMS collections, services, and staff is currently underway.
Posted: June 13, 2019
FrankenTerp Challenge wins Best in Show
Campaign highlighting 200th anniversary of Shelley's Frankenstein wins two awards at ALADN Conference.
Posted: June 04, 2019
Library research on display
Join us June 11 for lightning talks, presentations and workshops highlighting innovative library research and initiatives.
Posted: May 29, 2019
Dr. Adriene Lim to lead the Libraries
NEW DEAN ANNOUNCED The University of Maryland has selected Dr. Adriene Lim to lead the University Libraries, effective August 19.
Posted: May 27, 2019
Bike Recycle
BICYCLE RECYCLE All done with your bike? Instead of leaving it all sad and locked up, donate it! Click for more info.
Posted: May 14, 2019
Money Talks: Tuesday at noon
Learn about the phases of wealth and how to plan for factors such as inflation, taxes and expenses. Presented by the Society for Financial Awareness.
Posted: May 13, 2019
Crossing the Divide Symposium
The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan and the University of Maryland Libraries are proud to co-present a symposium in conjunction with the exhibition Crossing the Divide: An American Dream Made in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952.
Posted: May 07, 2019
Donate Textbooks
DONATE TEXTBOOKS The Libraries are collecting used textbooks for the Top Textbooks on Reserve program at McKeldin Library and a dozen residence halls.
Posted: May 07, 2019
Thank a Teacher Week
LIBRARIANS ARE TEACHERS  Has an educator at UMD inspired or influenced you in a positive way? Take a minute to thank them for their hard work.
Posted: May 07, 2019
Ellie Litwack wins new University Libraries Golden Terp Award
GOLDEN TERP  Sophomore Ellie Litwack won the new Golden Terp Award, an honor presented to students who lead projects related to the core values of the University Libraries. Click for more.
Posted: May 02, 2019
Maryland Day
MARYLAND DAY   It's that time of year again! Take part in festivities around campus and at the Libraries on Saturday, April 27th.
Posted: April 23, 2019
Diversity Research Showcase
RESEARCH SHOWCASE   Join us Wednesday, May 8, for a showcase of faculty research related to diversity. Sponsored by our Diversity Advisory Committee and the Research Commons.
Posted: April 22, 2019
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: April 22, 2019
OER Speaker on Wednesday, April 17
MJ Bishop, Associate Vice Chancellor for University System of Maryland, will discuss how open resources can improve access, affordability *and* achievement.
Posted: April 11, 2019
Code Ocean Workshop
Register for the trial pilot, then join us Friday, April 26, for a workshop on the cloud-based platform that allows you to share, discover and run code.
Posted: April 11, 2019
Bake Off
READY, SET, BAKE   Join other amateur bakers in a contest designed to test your creativity and kitchen skills. Find a recipe from the University Libraries collections. Win prizes. Click for info.
Posted: April 11, 2019
MJ Bishop Talks OER
OPEN RESOURCES   Join us Wednesday, April 17 at 10:00 am to explore the possibilities of Open Education Resources and their impact on teaching and learning. Click for info.
Posted: April 11, 2019
Speaking of Books
TOXIC IVORY TOWERS  Join us on Thursday, April 18, when Prof. Zambrana will discuss the professional work experience of underrepresented minority faculty in U.S. higher education.
Posted: April 11, 2019