User Experience Librarian at the University of Maryland – College Park, MD

Under the direction of the Discovery and Metadata Services Department Head, the User Experience Librarian coordinates the Libraries’ user experience efforts across Library resources and spaces. This new position will cultivate relationships with the Libraries’ various user communities, and utilize information gathered from these relationships, as well as data gathered from Library systems, to identify […]

Q&A Session: Research & Teaching Fellowship- Nov. 9, 2017

Join the directors of the University Libraries Research & Teaching Fellowship for a Q&A session! Where: Fourth floor of Hornbake South When: Nov. 9, 2017, 1-2pm Not going to be on campus? No problem! The Q&A session will be streamed on WebEx. (See information below) JOIN WEBEX MEETING Meeting number (access code): 852 774 917 […]

Upcoming University Libraries Graduate Workshops- Nov. 2017

THIS WEDNESDAY Nov. 1  @ 12:30pm-2:30pm Getting Started with Poster Design Location: McKeldin 6107 Are you interested in participating in poster sessions at conferences or other events but don’t know how to get started? Want to learn how you might easily include some graphic design into how you communicate about your scholarship? Then come join us to get […]

Fake News & Alternative Facts- Oct. 17, 2017

SAVE THE DATE:  October 17, 2017 – noon-2; McKeldin Library Special Events Room Breaking News: The onslaught of newscasts is overwhelming!  Is it fake news? Real news? Alternative facts? Come and discover the different perspectives on this vital topic from our esteemed interdisciplinary panelists.  See flyer for more details. ​Questions? Please Contact: Lily Griner,​, 301-405-9278​

Curating Your Online Presence- free workshop tomorrow- 10/10/17

TOMORROW: “Curating Your Online Presence” Tuesday October 10 @1:30pm – 3:30pm McKeldin 6107  Have you considered establishing an online presence for your academic identity? Wondering how to leverage social media to build academic contacts and publicize your own work? Want to learn how open access publication and repositories might benefit you? Did you know there are library resources […]

Lecture: Sustainable Collection Management- April 26, 2017

SUSTAINABLE COLLECTION MANAGEMENT:  Enabling the Transformation of Libraries Matt Barnes Director of Sustainable Collection Services at OCLCApril 26, 2017 (Wednesday) 3:00 – 4:30 pm McKeldin Library 6137 (Special Events Room) Academic libraries have endured as centers of learning and research because they have continually evolved to meet the needs of scholars. Today we are in the midst of an evolutionary leap forward, driven by […]

Student Spotlight: Melissa Wertheimer

Melissa Wertheimer (MLIS student, Archives and Digital Curation) is the newly appointed Archivist of the Music Library Association (MLA), the U.S. branch of the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML). The MLA Archives are housed at Special Collections in Performing Arts at the University of Maryland, College Park. Melissa’s five-year service appointment will include scholarly […]

Workshop: How to Write a Literature Review: An Introduction to Writing and Research in Graduate School

Date:  Tuesday, October 13, 10am-12noon and 1pm-3pm, Special Events Room, 6137 McKeldin Library   The Graduate School Writing Center, in partnership with the Libraries, will offer a workshop for graduate students focused on entering an academic conversation through research and writing. The workshop will cover graduate-specific library privileges, effective research and citation practices, writing from […]

UMD Libraries Receive John Cotton Dana Award

The University of Maryland Libraries was awarded a John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award in recognition of their “Thinking Big” campaign. The data-driven communications campaign was designed to increase awareness of UBorrow a faster interlibrary loan service available because of Maryland’s entrance into the Big Ten. As winners of the award the Libraries will […]

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