Open Scholarship Services
Open Scholarship Services at the University of Maryland Libraries promotes knowledge equity through programs and infrastructure that facilitate open sharing of research outputs in all forms. Working toward the goal of universal access to the vital thought we generate at our public institution, we encourage our community to think expansively and creatively about research sharing and storytelling and experiment with new forms of scholarship and scholarly communication.
Explore our program's services below:
Knowledge Equity and Open Access
Learn about Open Access and the University of Maryland's commitment to increasing access to our students' and scholars' research, including ways to make your research open.
Copyright and Authors' Rights
Access resources on copyright and fair use and learn more about how to retain and reclaim the rights to your own research and intellectual property.
Publishing and Digital Projects
Learn about programs and services that can help you manage your scholarly online presence and impact and discover programs and services that can help you to publish your research and explore new forms of scholarly communications.
Find information on mandates about data sharing, preparing data management plans for grant applications, and get help in identifying a repository to publish and archive your research data.