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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  • American Advertisement and the Revival of the Housewife, 1950-1969 

    Park, Joshua
    This research paper explores advertisements in the 1950s and 1960s that were targeted towards women in the United States. To be more specific, this paper analyzes specific tropes in advertisements for "feminine" products ...
  • A Heart in the River 

    Dempsey, Jennifer Lynn (2011)
    Exploring the boundaries of relationships, A Heart in the River questions the personal connections through which we identify the self. Through poems about war, poker, and family history, the speaker delves into memory and ...
  • Pathways to assistance for victims of intimate partner violence 

    Stabile, Rebecca Michelle (2015)
    Efforts to understand disclosure of abuse for victims of intimate partner violence have largely focused on characteristics of disclosure rather than the consequences of disclosure. Past research has found that disclosure ...
  • Small Molecule Activation and Atom and Group Transfer Reactions Mediated by Mid Valent Group 6 'CPAM' Complexes 

    Farrell, Wesley Scott (2015)
    The use of organometallic compounds to activate small molecules (e.g. CO2, N2, N2O, O2, etc.) has long been of significant scientific interest. Described here is the synthesis and characterization of mid valent group 6 ...
  • The Life and Legend of Hunter S. Thompson 

    Luckert, Samantha
    My research paper focuses on the writings of Hunter S. Thompson. It also addresses his pioneering of personal journalism and edgy work in a time of convention. I use Thompson's past to explain writing of the future.

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