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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
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
DC punk 'zine scene.
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