Collections and Research
The collection at the STEM Library contains information resources that support the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics disciplines.
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- Explanations of our various search options is available on the Find Materials page.
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- For additional help finding relevant resources on your topic of research, contact a STEM Librarian.
Not finding a title?
The Plant Patents Database of color images allows for title browsing and quick limiting by the 20 most common title keywords. It allows searching by patent number, title words, inventor names, and US Patent Classification “PLT” codes.
At the request of the course instructor, Course Reserves provides students with access to essential readings and media for their classes
Reserves fall into the four categories:
- Top Textbooks
- Electronic Reserves
- Physical Book and Media Reserves
- Streaming Media Reserves
Full-text UMD dissertations since 1997 are available online from Dissertations and Theses database. Print dissertations are housed offsite at the Severn Library and must be viewed in the Maryland Room of the Hornbake Library. To access a print dissertation, make a request through your special collections account.