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We're here for you, Terps. Study hard.
McKeldin Library is open 24 hours through finals; EPSL open til 2 am. Campus IDs are required after 11 pm.
Posted: December 10, 2015
2015 Exam Wars
Use the force, have some fun, win your own VIP study room, and a BB-8 droid: Find out how here!
Posted: December 03, 2015
Student-created app now available for McKeldin meet-ups
Download FREE app to make it easier to meet up with friends in McKeldin Library. Just drop a pin and share.
Posted: December 02, 2015
Giving Tuesday
Pay it forward by giving back. #terpsgiveback with #GivingTuesday go.umd.edu/givingtuesday
Posted: December 01, 2015
Library Award for Undergraduate Research.
Show off your research project and win a $1,000 Library Award for Undergraduate Research
Posted: November 30, 2015
New Multimedia Production Labs Open on Campus in Hornbake
Two new multimedia production labs open on campus in Library Media Services at Hornbake
Posted: November 30, 2015
McKeldin Library Hours Thanksgiving
McKeldin Library and EPSL offer reduced hours over Thanksgiving break; other branch libraries will close
Posted: November 24, 2015
Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive viewing
Performing Arts Library hosts viewing and discussion of award-winning play Colossal on Mon, Dec 14
Posted: November 23, 2015
Issue 2.0 of Colony in Crisis Project
Providing perspectives on the "Grain Famine" of 1789 with next installment of translated pamphlets
Posted: November 19, 2015
TLC Tools
Take advantage of TLC's techological tools to give your final projects that professional appeal
Posted: November 17, 2015
Database Finder will soon replace Research Port
Starting January 2016, Research Port will no longer be available; learn more about what to expect here
Posted: November 16, 2015
UMD Library Computer Availability
Looking for a computer to write that term paper? Check up-to-the-minute library computer availability here
Posted: November 12, 2015
Alice online exhibit
Come explore the Hornbake Alice 150 years exhibit online while you enjoy your afternoon tea
Posted: November 04, 2015
GIS mapathon
Mapathon is TODAY. Help map roads and buildings in some of the most vulnerable places in the world.
Posted: November 02, 2015
Alice in Wonderland Halloween Costume Contest
Vote for your favorite Alice-themed costume. Find details on Instagram or SnapChat (umdlibraries).
Posted: October 30, 2015
TED Talks Workshop for graduate students
Preparing for a presentation? Learn to frame your story, avoid pitfalls and polish your TED-style talk.
Posted: October 30, 2015
Brian Lavoie to speak at Future of the Research Library series
Join us Monday, Nov 16, and engage in evolving commentary about the role of the research library.
Posted: October 30, 2015
Discipline-specific research and writing workshops for graduate students
GRAD STUDENTS: Register now for the targeted research and writing workshops you've asked for.
Posted: October 23, 2015
Halloweek 2015
Scavenge for clues or dress like Alice for your chance to win a pizza party or an iPad. Time to get creeeepy.
Posted: October 21, 2015
Income Inequality Forum
America's middle class is shrinking drastically as income disparities grow; Join us for this hot topic
Posted: October 19, 2015
October 29th book signing and reception for Veniamin Smekhov
Renowned Russian actor, director, screenwriter, and author, Veniamin Smekhov, returns to UMD Campus
Posted: October 18, 2015
Stamp Gallery Exhibit and Art Library
Visit the Stamp's Contemporary Art Collection and enjoy the exhibition's reading room, provided by the Art Library
Posted: October 15, 2015
Library of American Broadcasting honors its Giants
The Library of American Broadcasting honored its giants recently in NYC. We're proud LAB partners.
Posted: October 14, 2015
Alice in Wonderland Costume Contest – October 30th
Put on your creative mad hats and dress up as your favorite character from Alice in Wonderland to win an iPad Mini!
Posted: October 13, 2015
October 19th begins the international week of Open Access events
Scholars: register for workshops to learn how to protect your rights when working with publishers
Posted: October 12, 2015
Chronicling of America reaches milestone
Nationwide newspaper digitization project now exceeds 10 million pages. We're proud to have helped.
Posted: October 10, 2015
Help test the usability of WorldCat Discovery
Volunteer and receive a $20 Amazon card for your participation.
Posted: October 05, 2015
Check out laptops, chargers and more. Free for students.
Our popular equipment loan program is funded by the Library Technology Fee. Your fee at work.
Posted: October 02, 2015
October is Disability Awareness Month
McKeldin Library will host several sessions related to disability and accessibility in this month-long, campuswide event.
Posted: October 02, 2015
Exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland
Join us at a reception to celebrate Alice in Wonderland on Friday, Oct. 16, at Hornbake Library
Posted: October 02, 2015
Concert kicks off 50th Anniversary of the International Piano Archives at Maryland
October 4th concert by Marc-Andre Hamelin kicks off 50th anniversary celebrations of piano archive
Posted: September 22, 2015
Library Employee Uche Enwesi Receives UMD Staff Award
Congratulations to Uche Enwesi, winner of the staff award in the category of Effectiveness and Efficiency.
Posted: September 17, 2015
Get your Get it Done guide at the First Look Fair
Snag a guide at the First Look Fair and get details about the Drogontudo Snapchat Challenge
Posted: September 16, 2015
map
Find your way to class or any of the seven libraries on campus with this interactive map.
Posted: August 31, 2015
New exhibit at UMD's art gallery
Exhibit at UMD's art gallery marks 70th anniversary of bombing of Hiroshima. Free reception Wednesday.
Posted: August 31, 2015
Late Night Library Hours
Hoot-Hoot! For all the night owls on campus, McKeldin Library is beginning its late night study hours.
Posted: August 30, 2015
Welcome to campus, Terps
First-year students will especially benefit from tips compiled to help get started on research projects
Posted: August 28, 2015
Top 50 textbooks
Crunched by the high cost of textbooks? We loan selected textbooks for 4 hours at a time.
Posted: August 26, 2015
New Terps: Find your way to the Terrapin Learning Commons
New terps: Meet up with friends, borrow laptops and chargers, reserve study rooms, print stuff in 3D
Posted: August 26, 2015
Librarian's new book explores issues related to scientific information
Baykoucheva addresses topical issues such as "big data," altmetrics, and more. Read it online.
Posted: August 24, 2015
Student employment application
Students: Apply online for a part-time library job. Earn money, grow skills, make friends, work for us.
Posted: August 06, 2015
Scheduled data migration may affect your e-journal search results
E-journal access may be tricky for a week or two in mid-August
Posted: August 05, 2015
Arts and Humanities college receives $1.25 million Mellon grant
Arts and Humanities college receives $1.25 million Mellon grant, drawing on AFL-CIO Archive and more
Posted: July 16, 2015
Prange collection
Here at UMD: world's most comprehensive archive of Japanese publications from Occupied Japan, 1945-49
Posted: July 01, 2015
Explore Lynda's online training modules
What do you want to learn today? Adobe Creative Suite, photo and video editing, project management and more
Posted: June 29, 2015
Mad Men
Learn why Mad Men researchers consulted the Library of American Broadcasting at UMD.
Posted: June 15, 2015
Hornbake Library exhibit runs through mid-July
This image from a prisoner's sketchbook is on display in a Civil War exhibit now at Hornbake Library.
Posted: June 15, 2015
Dr. Babak Hamidzadeh named Interim Dean
Hamidzadeh will work to advance the UMD Libraries' reputation as a leader among research libraries
Posted: May 26, 2015
McKeldin Library closed Memorial Day weekend; Footnotes Cafe all week.
Footnotes Café in McKeldin Library will be closed the week of Memorial Day, May 26-29, for staff training.
Posted: May 22, 2015
Connect with us this summer
Stay in touch this summer through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more.
Posted: May 22, 2015
2015 Undergraduate Research Award Winners
Congratulations to award winners Matthew Gabb, Lenaya Stewart, Robert Tully, and Xiuyu Shen.
Posted: May 22, 2015
Statistical Consulting
Now's the time for statistics consultation. We can help UMD students, faculty, and staff in all disciplines.
Posted: May 22, 2015
24 Hours
McKeldin Library is open 24 hours a day during finals week. Student IDs are required after 11 PM.
Posted: May 14, 2015
Please be careful at this time of year.
Never leave valuables unattended in the library. Read what the campus police say about theft.
Posted: May 14, 2015
Recess Album
We had a blast at recess! Have fun this summer.
Posted: May 13, 2015
McKeldin Library will be open 24 hours for finals starting May 11. EPSL will be open until 2 AM starting May 14.
Click here for a full calendar of finals week library hours.
Posted: May 07, 2015
Recess! Wednesday, May 13, Noon - 2 pm
Join us for Recess on Wednesday, May 13th, Noon - 2 pm on McKeldin Mall. Be smart and be active.
Posted: May 05, 2015
Future of the Research Library Speaker Series May 11
American Library Association President Courtney Young talks about diversity in libraries May 11
Posted: May 02, 2015
Free yoga sessions at McKeldin Library
Are finals stretching you to the limits? Relax with a free yoga session, click here to learn more.
Posted: April 30, 2015
Labor History Edit-A-Thon
Join us Friday, May 1, for a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon promoting the history of organized labor.
Posted: April 29, 2015
Locker Rentals at the Libraries
Seeking safe spaces to store your stuff? Reserve a temporary locker in McKeldin Library for free.
Posted: April 28, 2015
Want to know what Terps were up to 25, 50, or even 100 years ago?
Please donate to help digitize our collection of historic Diamondback newspapers
Posted: April 21, 2015
Congratulations to Team Cattail!
Gemstone Team wins top prize of $2,000 from the UMD Libraries
Posted: April 21, 2015
American Archive of Public Broadcasting launches website
New resource provides access to American public radio and TV content dating to 1950s
Posted: April 15, 2015
Ship of Fools
Katherine Anne Porter’s only novel is now an e-book. See artifacts of her life in Hornbake Library.
Posted: April 15, 2015
MakerSpace will soon receive additional equipment
Learn how assistive devices will expand the reach of the MakerSpace. Join us for demonstrations. And cake.
Posted: April 08, 2015
View the entries from our 2015 Edible Book Fesitval
Liver and broccoli make a rare appearance at this sweet annual event
Posted: April 06, 2015
The Footage Access Archive Portal: Providing Access to the World’s Essential Media Archives
Video clips can educate and entertain - learn about the University Libraries' new footage database on April 8.
Posted: April 02, 2015
Speaking of Books with Masha Gessen
Attend an author talk with Russian free speech and LGBT rights activist Masha Gessen.
Posted: April 02, 2015
Maryland Day 2015
Enjoy events sponsored by the University Libraries on Maryland Day. We'll have fun for the whole family.
Posted: April 01, 2015
John and Stella Graves MakerSpace Open House
Hey enTERPreneurs - did you know that the MakerSpace hosts an open house every Friday?
Posted: April 01, 2015
Edible Book Festival
The Edible Book Festival is April 1st. Enter your book-related food pun, win prizes, eat the winners.
Posted: April 01, 2015
McKeldin's reference collections moves from first to fourth floor
The move puts materials closer to subject librarians and anchors the Research Commons
Posted: March 27, 2015
Ruschoff honored for lifetime achievement
ALCTS has awarded Carlen Ruschoff the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for her leadership in technical services
Posted: March 27, 2015
Need high-tech gadgets for a school or personal project?
Borrow laptops, chargers, headphones, iPads, video cameras, and more from the TLC tech desk.
Posted: March 26, 2015
Get it done, Terps! Reserve a study space for yourself or your group
Learn about the individual and group study rooms offered by the Libraries
Posted: March 26, 2015
Speaking of Books
Join us on Thurs, April 16, at 3 p.m. for a conversation with author Dr. Sunil Mithas about Indian business.
Posted: March 26, 2015
Join us on Monday March 30th from 10 AM-3 PM for #WikiTurgy at MSPAL
Bring your laptop and expand the world's knowledge at this Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
Posted: March 24, 2015
Introducing the new WorldCat UMD
Preview and test the newest version of WorldCat UMD, to be launched in summer 2015
Posted: March 23, 2015
Launch UMD
Digitize the Diamondback! Please donate to help preserve this important legacy of UMD history.
Posted: March 16, 2015
Open Educational Resources
Learn how to save money by borrowing through our Top 50 Textbook Reserves Program.
Posted: March 11, 2015
Help the Libraries test WorldCat UMD
We’re seeking volunteers for usability testing on WorldCat UMD.
Posted: March 03, 2015
IRITH
It's Irish American Heritage Month. Browse IRITH, available through our powerful Database Finder.
Posted: March 01, 2015
Books and So Much More
Services, tools and treasures complement our many books. Learn more in our 2015 annual report.
Posted: February 25, 2015
The iSchool and Student Archivists at Maryland present Americana 2015
Join us for this event on March 2nd showcasing the University's Speical Collections.
Posted: February 16, 2015
Spring Media Studies Talks presents "Surrealism and the Origins of the Auteur"
Presented by Dr. Colin Burnett on Feb. 19th in Hornbake Library North
Posted: February 16, 2015
Graduate Student Research and Writing Boot Camp
Grad students: join us Feb 24 for Research and Writing Boot Camp. RSVP required, click here to learn more.
Posted: February 16, 2015
Register now for Open Science workshop on Thursday, Feb. 19th
Learn about the role and value of reproducible research at a workshop hosted by Center for Open Science
Posted: February 12, 2015
UMD Libraries are here to help.
Got a question? Don't be shy - stop by a service desk or click here to find answers.
Posted: February 10, 2015
Love Our Gadgets
You'll love the 3D printers, scanners and Google Glass in McKeldin Library's MakerSpace.
Posted: February 08, 2015
Presented by UMD Libraries and the Center for the History of the New America
This event on Thursday, March 5, is canceled due to weather.
Posted: February 06, 2015
Innovation Fridays
Pitch your ideas, get feedback from entrepreneurs, and learn how to turn your business plan into reality.
Posted: January 26, 2015
University Archives exhibit highlights 100 years of protests on campus
Dissidence and Debate: now on display in the library lobby and Portico Lounge, room 2109, in the TLC.
Posted: January 26, 2015
Install new print drivers
Update your print driver to print to library printers from anywhere on campus--and beyond.
Posted: January 23, 2015
Plan now to apply for Undergraduate Research Award
You've turned in your paper, now turn it into cash! Enter to win $1,000 for outstanding library research.
Posted: January 14, 2015
It's movie season. Watch free documentaries
Go to Films on Demand, one of many film-related databases provided by UMD Libraries.
Posted: January 14, 2015
Research Guide
And he who knows good research skills consults special collections, including UMD's East Asia Collection.
Posted: January 06, 2015
Happy Holidays
Magic happens. Best wishes for a very Terrapin holiday from all of us at the University Libraries.
Posted: December 16, 2014
Finals got you down, Terps? Shake it Off
Finals got you down, Terps? Shake it off! We promise watching this dance party will shake off some stress.
Posted: December 10, 2014
Light painting party on Dec. 12
Come enjoy music, hot chocolate and dancing at this illuminating event on Friday, Dec. 12.
Posted: November 30, 2014