The Digital Repository at the University of Maryland (DRUM) collects, preserves, and provides public access to the scholarly output of the university. Faculty and researchers can upload research products for rapid dissemination, global visibility and impact, and long-term preservation.

You can use DRUM to share and preserve a wide range of research products, such as:

  • Articles, papers, books, and technical reports
  • Data and code
  • Supplemental material for journal articles
  • Presentations and posters
  • Theses and dissertations

To get started, review our short guide to submitting your research.

You can track views and downloads of your research, and everything in DRUM is indexed by Google and Google Scholar. You receive a permanent DOI for your items, making it easy for other researchers to cite your work.

Depositing research in DRUM can help you satisfy data management and sharing requirements from the NSF, NIH, and other funding agencies and journals.

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  • Using Chronicling America: Genealogy 

    Pike, Robin C.; McElrath, Douglas (2016)
    This brochure is to be distributed by institutions, and to be used to assist genealogists in using Chronicling America, the Library of Congress database that hosts newspapers. This brochure was created by the Co-Principal ...
  • Wild to Wildscape: Designing the Urban Wild 

    LaGue, Renee (2017)
    Urban wasteland, terrain vague, postindustrial site, urban wild and wildscape: these are but a few of the terms describing sites which have been disturbed by humans and contain novel or spontaneous vegetation. In this ...
  • The Contemporary Local Market: Creating a Network of Food Distribution 

    Shanklin, Eli William (2017)
    During the United Nations’ 1996 World Food Summit, the concept of “food security” was defined as existing “when all people, at all times, have physical, [social] and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food ...
  • Remembering Place: Reviving the Ritual of Making 

    Pasquerello, Stephen Michael (2017)
    This thesis will address the reclamation of an abandoned building to revive its historical significance and restore its sense of place. We aim to preserve and enhance the value of the building in ways that remember the ...
  • Energizing Sustainable Lifestyles 

    Sahaniuk, Florencia (2017)
    The decrease in energy costs to the population of Buenos Aires has increased the consumption of energy and the lack of investment in the infrastructure of the electric grid has caused for the province of Buenos Aires to ...

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