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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
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
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
McKeldin closing early Friday
Due to the Homecoming fireworks display McKeldin Library will be closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 12th.
Posted: October 08, 2018
Crossing the Divide
CROSSING THE DIVIDE  Join us for the opening reception, Friday, Oct 19 at 5 pm, for an exhibition that explores how Japanese and Americans interacted in post-war Japan (1945-1952).
Posted: October 05, 2018
Rising Sea Levels of the Chesapeake Bay
RISING SEA LEVELS   : On Thursday, Oct 11, Dr. Kate Tully explains how saltwater penetration is reducing crop productivity and changing farmlands of the iconic Eastern Shore. Click for more info.
Posted: October 01, 2018
Money Talks
Join us Wednesday, October 3rd at noon for a presentation about sustainable income in retirement.
Posted: September 25, 2018
Our 50th Author
SPEAKING OF BOOKS   Our popular faculty series celebrates 50 authors. Join us Tuesday, October 9, as Julie Taddeo discusses maleness as portrayed in television period drama.
Posted: September 24, 2018
Reflections from the Keyboards
TWO PIANOS, EIGHT HANDS  Enjoy a FREE and spectacular program of classical piano music by Rachmaninoff, Brahms, Dvorak, and others on Sunday, September 30th at 2 pm at The Clarice.
Posted: September 22, 2018
Try the TLC Equipment Loan Program
Need equipment to help you study? The Terrapin Learning Commons loans out scanners, computers, calculators and more.
Posted: September 20, 2018
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
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