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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 publish your research openly and explore new modes of scholarly communications.

Open Data

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. 

DRUM: Digital Repository at the University of Maryland

Explore research from UMD scholars and submit your own work to our institutional repository. 

About OSS

Meet the OSS program team 

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