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 Continue reading Fake News & Alternative Facts- Oct. 17, 2017

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

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 Continue reading Lecture: Sustainable Collection Management- April 26, 2017

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 Continue reading Student Spotlight: Melissa Wertheimer

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

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 Continue reading UMD Libraries Receive John Cotton Dana Award

Announcement: New Information Studies Librarian for the UM Libraries

Please read the following note from Karen Patterson: I have the pleasure to announce that Ms. Tahirah Akbar-Williams is the new Information Studies Librarian for the UM Libraries. Tahirah comes to the University of Maryland from Johns Hopkins University, where Continue reading Announcement: New Information Studies Librarian for the UM Libraries

Library Technician II – Priddy Library, University of Maryland – Shady Grove, MD

Employment Category: Staff Position Title: Library Technician II Open Date: August 5, 2013 (All day) Close Date: August 16, 2013 (All day) Institution: The Universities at Shady Grove Department: The Priddy Library Contact Person: Madhu Singh Employment Type: Part-time (Nonexempt, Continue reading Library Technician II – Priddy Library, University of Maryland – Shady Grove, MD