Welcome to the repository for University of Maryland research.
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.Submit
Communities in DRUM
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Collections Organized by Department
UM Community-managed Collections
WHITE PAPER: AN OVERVIEW OF CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS, ANALYTICAL APPROACHES AND RESEARCH QUESTIONS IN THE FOOD-ENERGY-WATER NEXUS (2017)The food-energy-water (FEW) nexus is increasingly emphasized and prioritized as a framework for research, technology, and policy to deal with complex socio-environmental problems. Producing food in sufficient quantity and ...
(2013-08)This is the charter of the Digitization Initiatives Committee (DIC) of the University of Maryland Libraries. The committee was established “to collect and document proposed outsourced digitization projects across the UMD ...
Newspapers Re-Issued: Developing a custom IIIF based newspaper viewer at the University of Maryland Libraries (2017-03-07)Many institutions are creating archives of digital newspapers, yet it is notoriously challenging to deliver an engaging and uncomplicated end user interface for such content. At the University of Maryland Libraries, we ...
Sharing Our Success: Using a Teacher Training Program to Improve Information Literacy Instruction and Support MLIS Students (2017-03)A research library and an MLIS program have created a fellowship to develop future leaders in information literacy instruction. This conference paper presented at the Association of College and Research Librarians 2017 ...