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Online Textbooks
ONLINE TEXTBOOKS We can't lend out textbooks right now, but check out these free options.
Posted: April 02, 2020
Statistics Consultation
STATISTICS AND ANALYSIS We can answer your questions via Google Hangouts Meet.
Posted: April 02, 2020
Virtual Workspace
VIRTUAL WORKSPACE Access necessary software for free from your home.
Posted: April 02, 2020
Audio or Video Questions
AUDIO AND VIDEO Need help creating A/V content? Schedule a consultation!
Posted: April 02, 2020
2020 Census: What College Students Need to Know
Wondering where you should be counted? College students that normally live at school should be counted at school, even if they are temporarily living somewhere else due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: March 31, 2020
From saving books to saving lives
The Libraries' conservation department donated 250 N95 respirator masks and other PPE to the University Health Center to help them respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: March 31, 2020
Chronicle of Higher Education
In these uncertain times, the University of Libraries provides premium Chronicle of Higher Education content and open access to COVID-19 research in addition to a bevy of subscribed journals.
Posted: March 31, 2020
Consult our experts
Consult with an expert! Reach out to your subject specialist librarian.
Posted: March 26, 2020
Keep Library Books
Keep your books! Rest assured fines and fees will be waived once we reopen.
Posted: March 26, 2020
Library Closure
Our buildings are closed, but we're still here for you. Learn more.
Posted: March 26, 2020
Need to borrow a laptop?
Get the tech you need to succeed online. Request a laptop loan delivery.
Posted: March 26, 2020
Remote access to digital library material
Take the library with you! Access digital library material no matter where you are.
Posted: March 26, 2020
UMD Libraries, here to support you
Read a message to faculty from the Dean of Libraries regarding COVID-19 and how we will support teaching and researching remotely.
Posted: March 25, 2020
Got questions? Ask Us!
We're here to help! Get all your library questions answered. Visit our virtual info desk.
Posted: March 25, 2020
Closure announcement
McKeldin Library and all branch libraries are closed, but there are still many online library resources you can access to help you succceed.
Posted: March 18, 2020
Coronavirus update for faculty
Learn more about the availability of and access to library facilities, programs, and services and how we can support you during this time.
Posted: March 18, 2020
Introduction to R Workshop
R WORKSHOP Interested in learning a powerful statistic software? Check out this introductory workshop to R -- moved online!
Posted: March 12, 2020
Coronavirus Hours Update
HOURS UPDATE Check here for updates on University Libraries policies surrounding Coronavirus.
Posted: March 12, 2020
Coronavirus update from the Dean of Libraries
Read a message from the Dean of Libraries to the campus community regarding access to library facilities, programs, and services while the campus moves to an online environment.
Posted: March 11, 2020
Coronavirus Updates
Coronavirus Updates
Posted: March 10, 2020
STEAM Salon with Natasha Andrade and David Tomblin (Rescheduled)
RESCHEDULED Due to the most recent guidelines released by the University, we are rescheduling this event for the Fall. Thank you so much for your support and understanding!
Posted: March 10, 2020
UMD Libraries Named Top University Library
The University of Maryland Libraries received the 2020 Exellence in Academic Library Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries. The UMD Libraries were recognized for contributions to digital humanities scholarship and its engagement with students, faculty, and outside partners
Posted: March 05, 2020
AR Sandbox Round 2
ROUND TWO 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: March 03, 2020
Speaking of Books - Faedra Chatard Carpenter
COLORING WHITENESS Join us on March 3rd as Faedra C. Carpenter discusses her new book about how African American artists interrogate tropes of whiteness to highlight racial inequalities.
Posted: February 25, 2020
Curating Your Digital Presence
CURATE YOUR DIGITAL PRESENCE Learn how to approach social media, engage in online discussions, and share your work as a professional in this workshop. Bring a laptop!
Posted: February 20, 2020
Zotero for Beginners
ZOTERO FOR BEGINNERS Need to keep track of bibliographic information and generate citations? This workshop will teach you about Zotero, a free, open-source citation management software.
Posted: February 20, 2020
Make computers work better for you.
UMD Libraries are a pilot site for Morphic, software that allows you to store your PC settings in the cloud. Test drive it on a library computer today.
Posted: February 20, 2020
Speaking of Books - Richard Bell
STOLEN On Tuesday, February 25th Richard Bell, American Historian, discusses his new book: Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home.
Posted: February 18, 2020
Black History Month Read-a-Thon
READ-A-THON The IDEA Committee, in partnership with the Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy is very excited to announce a Read-a-Thon celebrating Black History Month!
Posted: February 18, 2020
Wags for Wellness - February 21st
THERAPY DOGS IN MCKELDIN Join us Friday, February 21st from 1-3pm in McKeldin 2109 for a Wags for Wellness event. De-stress with doggies!
Posted: February 18, 2020
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
Help us test our new search tool.
Search is our experimental discovery interface connecting library users 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