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McKeldin Library

McKeldin Library is the main library on campus. It offers a wide variety of services, spaces, and collections to support research, teaching, and learning across disciplines.

Week of Sunday, May 28

McKeldin (Main)
Sunday, May 28 Closed
Monday, May 29 Closed
Tuesday, May 30 8:00AM - 10:00PM
Wednesday, May 31 8:00AM - 10:00PM
Thursday, June 1 8:00AM - 10:00PM
Friday, June 2 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday, June 3 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Get help at one of our two service desks whenever McKeldin is open (including during Late Night Study):

We offer a wide range of technology, including: 

Several campus units provide services within McKeldin, each with their own hours of operation: 

McKeldin is home to several collections, including:

  • General Collection (Stacks and Folio)
  • East Asia Collection (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language print materials) 
  • Government Documents and Maps 
  • Juvenile Collection (children’s books)
  • Media collection (Bluray, DVD, VHS, and Laserdisc) 
  • Periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers, and microform) 
  • Popular Reading Collection (novels and audiobooks)
  • Reference Collection

Need help finding books or other items?

  • Search WorldCat UMD -- you can filter search results to limit to McKeldin, if desired 
  • Use the floor plans to find items on the shelf using their collection and call number [link]
  • Ask for help at the Library Services Desk

Learn more about the Libraries’ collections.


McKeldin has lots of places to study, including: 

As well as other specialty spaces to serve a variety of needs:

*Students are also welcome to study in these spaces when there are no scheduled classes/events. 

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