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MITH launches the Shelley-Godwin Archive - newly digitized works including Frankenstein now available
MITH announces the launch of the digitized Shelley-Godwin Archive: check out Frankenstein and more
Posted: October 31, 2013
Halloween at Hornbake: spooky fun at the university's special collections
It's time to haunt! Join us for some spooky Halloween fun at Hornbake Library
Posted: October 31, 2013
Halloween concert at Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Join us for a Halloween concert in the Performing Arts Library on Wednesday at 6 p.m. It'll be a scream.
Posted: October 24, 2013
Russian writer, poet & journalist Dmitry Bykov is coming to campus
Come hear Dmitry Bykov's thought-provoking take on Russian politics, mass media and film
Posted: October 23, 2013
Open Access Week starts today! Learn how to preserve your rights as ascholar, teacher and author.
What is Open Access all about? Ask a librarian or attend one of our free workshops offered this week.
Posted: October 21, 2013
It's Latin@ Heritage Month
Come see what UMD Libraries have to offer: books, databases and more!
Posted: October 21, 2013
Scheduled maintenance for website
This website will unavailable on Sunday, October 13, from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. for scheduled maintenance.
Posted: October 11, 2013
Open Access Week is coming up on October 21-27
Join us for two workshops on your rights as an author and on using others' materials in your own work
Posted: October 09, 2013
Want to learn 3D printing? Join us at the TLC for an exciting line-up of workshops on digital technologies!
Join us for digital training at the TLC! 3D Printing, finding and using digital images and more!
Posted: October 09, 2013
AFL-CIO event photos
View photos from an event celebrating the arrival of the AFL-CIO Archive at the University of Maryland
Posted: October 03, 2013
Tea Time Tech Talks for faculty at the Terrapin Learning Commons
Attention faculty: join a conversation on technology in the classroom on Thursdays from 3-4 in Room 2109
Posted: October 02, 2013
AFL-CIO Archive
UMD announced on Tuesday a gift from the AFL-CIO of its vast archive, which is now open to researchers
Posted: October 01, 2013
Are you a graduate student in the Smith School of Business?
Hone your research and writing skills at a workshop presented by UMD Libraries and the Graduate School
Posted: September 30, 2013
Register now to attend event for chemists
Students, post-docs and faculty: learn more about careers and scholarly publishing on November 4-5
Posted: September 25, 2013
Gift of the AFL-CIO Archive to UMD Libraries
Join us Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. on Hornbake Plaza as we celebrate a gift from the AFL-CIO
Posted: September 25, 2013
Banned Books Week is September 22-28, 2013
Find out more about Banned Books Week and how you can protect your right to read.
Posted: September 22, 2013
International Piano Archives at Maryland presents "Reflections from the keyboard"
Join us on Sunday at 2 p.m. for a selection of piano music and commentary
Posted: September 20, 2013
Exhibit Showcases Campus Radio Station WMUC
Learn about the colorful history of WMUC--still the only alternative music station in the D.C. area.
Posted: September 20, 2013
McKeldin stays open round the clock from Sunday through Thursday
We're here for you! From Sunday through Thursday, McKeldin never closes.
Posted: September 16, 2013
New to graduate school? Sign up for a Research and Writing Bootcamp
Learn the essentials of graduate-level research and writing. For STEM, social sciences and humanities grad students
Posted: September 13, 2013
The fall 2013 MITH Digital Dialogue Series kicks off this Tuesday, September 17
Join us to learn more about documenting science in the digital age
Posted: September 13, 2013
Grab a copy of our Get it Done Guide
Grab a Get It Done guide at any campus library. We can help you get your work done faster & better.
Posted: September 11, 2013
This year's First Year Book is the Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
The 2013 First Year Book is now available! Find out more about this fascinating book.
Posted: September 11, 2013
Libraries Scavenger Hunt
Take part in a quick and easy scavenger hunt through the UMD Libraries. Everyone gets a prize!
Posted: September 06, 2013
Innovation Fridays
Make your idea a reality. Consult with entrepreneurs and librarians in EPSL and McKeldin Library's TLC.
Posted: September 05, 2013
McKeldin Library's fifth floor closed until further notice
Staff mobilizes to contain mold outbreak and protect threatened books
Posted: September 03, 2013
Plans for Research Commons Revealed in Task Force Report
Learn more about space and services geared for faculty and upper-level researchers
Posted: August 28, 2013
Welcome to College Park
We join the university in welcoming you--or welcoming you back--to College Park.
Posted: August 21, 2013
Fearless Conversations: Leading Change
Dean Patricia Steele discusses the transformative power of libraries in the second of a series.
Posted: August 12, 2013
U.S. Government Posters Digital Collection
These posters are interesting, colorful, and often very funny.
Posted: August 05, 2013
Widen your research possibilities with our new databases
Immigration is just one of the topics covered in a far-ranging collection of 16 new databases
Posted: July 25, 2013
University Archives' Blog Tops 10,000 Views
You helped University Archives achieve two important milestones by reading their blog and following their tweets!
Posted: July 19, 2013
University of Maryland joins elite partners in NEH-funded digitization project
Digitization of Revolution-Era French Pamphlets Underway
Posted: July 16, 2013
Mathematics of Planet Earth Exhibit Opens at EPSL
See how mathematicians collaborate with glacialogists to predict glacier fluctuations
Posted: July 11, 2013
One library card, 80 million books
UMD faculty and grad students can now borrow materials from CIC libraries
Posted: July 03, 2013
Dance Exhibit Opens at Performing Arts Library
Explore the history of dance at UMD from documents and artifacts drawn from library collections
Posted: June 20, 2013
Equipment Loan program moves to TLC
Borrow MacBooks, tablets, chargers and more in the Terrapin Learning Commons in McKeldin Library.
Posted: May 28, 2013
Testudo Through Time
View historic images of Testudo in a McKeldin Library exhibition created by the University Archives.
Posted: May 21, 2013
Read the books everyone's talking about
Now's the time to catch up on pleasure reading. Visit the book and audio collection in McKeldin Library
Posted: May 20, 2013
Check out McKeldin's collection of graphic novels
You saw Batman at the movies, now come see him at McKeldin.
Posted: May 17, 2013
McKeldin's Equipment Loan program has relocated to TLC
All loans now originate from the 2nd Floor. More equipment, one easy location.
Posted: May 15, 2013
Survive Finals
Reduce stress with hugz and chuckles. This guide can help. You're almost done!
Posted: May 09, 2013
May 2013 events
Our beloved Testudo, proudly situated in front of McKeldin Library, now offers help online. But wait.
Posted: May 07, 2013
McKeldin, EPSL extend hours
McKeldin Library and Engineering Library are open late. Good luck with exams.
Posted: May 06, 2013
Library Undergraduate Research Award winners honored at ceremony
Library Undergraduate Research Award winners honored at ceremony
Posted: May 02, 2013
Footnotes Cafe to expand hours during Spring finals
Need a coffee fix? You'll appreciate the expanded hours. You asked for it, we delivered.
Posted: May 02, 2013
Which way to the Wayzegoose?
Join us for a modern take on a traditional printer's celebration--a Wayzegoose. May 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Posted: May 01, 2013
Maryland Day 2013
Tons of activities and beautiful weather made Maryland Day 2013 one of the best ever.
Posted: April 29, 2013
MOOCs in higher education: education for everyone?
Join the university community for a discussion about MOOCs on Tuesday, April 30, from noon - 2PM
Posted: April 24, 2013
Win an iPad - Help the University Libraries - Share your thoughts
Take this 5-minute survey and enter a drawing for a new iPad
Posted: April 22, 2013
McKeldin Library's instruction labs now open for general use
Find shiny new Macs in rooms 6101, 6103, and 6107, now open to students
Posted: April 18, 2013
A vending machine and multiple microwaves available on the 1st floor of McKeldin
Looking for a snack? A vending machine and multiple microwaves are available on the 1st floor of McKeldin
Posted: April 18, 2013
Beatles exhibit now on display at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Follow the Beatles' influence on the world now through mid-May
Posted: April 17, 2013
Maryland Day to take place on Saturday, April 27, 10am - 4pm
Join the University Libraries for fun activities at Hornbake, McKeldin, and on the Mall
Posted: April 17, 2013
Librarians will celebrate National Library Workers Day on Tuesday, April 16
National Library Workers Day is Tuesday, April 16. Our main job is to help you succeed.
Posted: April 15, 2013
The McKeldin Library portico is now open daily until 7 p.m.
Need a new study space? McKeldin's portico is now open daily until 7 p.m.
Posted: April 10, 2013
We want you to know how much we appreciate you!
It's Graduate Student Appreciation Week. See some of the ways we help grad students succeed.
Posted: April 07, 2013
Mourning the loss of Jane Henson (1934-2013)
We mourn the loss of UMD alumna and world-celebrated puppeter Jane Henson (1934-2013).
Posted: April 03, 2013
The results are in!
Click here to check out pictures and results from Edible Book Festival 2013
Posted: April 03, 2013
We're on the move, just like you
Find information about the University Libraries from your smartphone or tablet
Posted: April 02, 2013
Specialized technology lending is coming to the TLC
New equipment includes Google Nexus pads, portable DVD players, scanners, and more!
Posted: April 01, 2013
The TLC is your ticket to a better grade
Sign up now for workshops on RefWorks and "10 Tips for a Better Poster"
Posted: April 01, 2013
Graduate school tax preparation program to be held at McKeldin
Get help preparing your taxes March 18 - April 11. Click here to see the schedule!
Posted: March 13, 2013
Chewed a good book lately?
Come by to view edible creations inspired by books and authors on this April Fools' Day celebration!
Posted: March 11, 2013
University Libraries welcomes Dr. Valerii Pavlovich Leonov, Director of the Russian Academy of Sciences Library
Join us for a series of events with the Director of the Russian Academy of Sciences Library
Posted: March 07, 2013
Future of the Research Library speaker series welcomes Dan Hazen
The Associate Librarian of Harvard College for Collection Development joins us on Monday, Mar 25, at 10am
Posted: March 07, 2013
Speaking of Books series presents anthropologist Judith Hanna
Author of "Naked Truth: Strip Clubs, Democracy, and a Christian Right," speaks with us on Apr 10 at 4:30pm
Posted: March 07, 2013
Speaking of Books series presents Professor Jo Paoletti
Author of "Pink and Blue: Telling the Boys from the Girls in America," speaks with us on Mar 26 at 4:30pm
Posted: March 07, 2013
Closed Today Due to Snow
University Libraries are CLOSED TODAY, Wednesday, March 6. When the campus closes, so do we.
Posted: March 05, 2013
The University Libraries 2013 Annual Report and Strategic Plan is now available to read here!
Imagine the academic library of the future. We're working today to make it a reality. Read more.
Posted: March 05, 2013
Make the most of WorldCat UMD
Learn how WorldCat works, how it prioritizes results, and how to get what you want.
Posted: February 28, 2013
McKeldin to host Library Student Groups Night on March 3 at 7PM
Want to get involved? Join us at at the Terrapin Learning Commons (TLC) to learn about sudent groups on campus
Posted: February 27, 2013
America History and Life
Presidents Day is Monday, Feb 18. Time to use America History and Life, a reliable full-text resource.
Posted: February 15, 2013
Wrangle those blasted citations and show them who's boss
Register here to learn more about Zotero, EndNote Web, or RefWorks. Space is limited, so sign up now!
Posted: February 13, 2013
Ask Me
Don't be bashful. When you're pining for an answer, just ask. You'll be glad you did.
Posted: February 12, 2013
University of Maryland selected as host site for National Digital Stewardship Residency
Nine-month residency to begin in September 2013
Posted: February 12, 2013
Graduate School and the University Libraries present a research & writing workshop
Workshop for engineering graduate students to be held on March 27
Posted: February 11, 2013
Speaking of Books Series Presents Prof. Hank Lucas
Author of "The Search for Survival: Lessons from Disruptive Technologies," speaks with us on Feb 26
Posted: February 06, 2013
Annual RecycleMania competition kicks off on campus
Join students across the country in the eight-week-long recycling competition!
Posted: February 06, 2013
Historic French pamphlets to be digitized
A cross-campus project will increase understanding of important themes of the French Revolution
Posted: January 31, 2013
Library Award for Undergraduate Research
Deadline for Undergraduate Research Award has been extended to March 15 - enter now to win $1000!
Posted: January 29, 2013
Spring Late Night Study in McKeldin Library begins Sunday, January 27
Student IDs required to remain in building past 11 pm.
Posted: January 24, 2013
Registration now open for Spring 2013 GIS workshops at McKeldin Library
Interested in GIS? Register now for a workshop or online course.
Posted: January 24, 2013
University of Maryland joins Library Publishing Coalition
The University of Maryland joins a community-driven project to found the Library Publishing Coalition
Posted: January 17, 2013
Happy Birthday, Dr. Hornbake!
December 18 marks the 100th anniversary of Dr. R. Lee Hornbake's birth. Click here to read about his life.
Posted: December 18, 2012
Happy Holidays from the University of Maryland Libraries!
Happy Holidays from the University of Maryland Libraries! Check out our magical holiday surprise!
Posted: December 18, 2012
Preserving the Past: Treating Pyon Su's Diploma
Read about the preservation process of the diploma of Pyon Su, America's first Korean college student
Posted: December 17, 2012
2013 Info Expo for Faculty and Graduate Students
Faculty and grad students: Join us on Tues., Feb. 5, to learn more about your libraries. Click for details.
Posted: December 05, 2012
Survive Finals Week 2012
University of Maryland Libraries launch "Survive Finals Week" campaign.
Posted: December 03, 2012
It's coming
Ready or not, it's closer than you think. #UMDFinals
Posted: November 30, 2012
Remembering the Great Fire of 1912
Join us for a "live" report of a devastating historic fire, as it happened, the night of November 29th.
Posted: November 27, 2012
Phone chargers now available for loan at McKeldin and EPSL
Univeral USB phone chargers have been added to the library loan program by popular demand.
Posted: November 19, 2012
Data as Art
Learn about a dynamic exhibition of digital art in McKeldin Library. It never looks the same twice.
Posted: November 16, 2012
Future of the research library speaker series
Future of the Research Library speaker series presents Jason Priem, Ph.D. candidate of UNC - Chapel Hill.
Posted: November 13, 2012
Subject Guides
Start your research off on the right foot by consulting one of our subject guides.
Posted: November 13, 2012
Post-Mortem Analysis of the 2012 Elections Comes to McKeldin
Faculty experts discuss the implications of the 2012 elections on Nov 13 at 3:30pm
Posted: November 08, 2012
GIS Day
Watch a short video to learn how data can be visualized. Celebrate GIS Day on Wed, Nov. 14.
Posted: November 06, 2012
Speaking of Books Series Presents Professor of History, Richard Bell
Richard Bell, author of "We Shall Be No More: Suicide and Self-Government," speaks with us on Nov 14 at 4:30pm
Posted: November 05, 2012
We're expanding our e-book collection. Again.
We're committed to buying electronic formats when book vendors offer them.
Posted: November 02, 2012
E-Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs): A Workshop for Science Students & Faculty
Sign up for workshops about ELNs, a new technology designed to replace paper-based lab notebooks
Posted: November 01, 2012