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The Library Research & Innovative Practice Forum is an annual event in June featuring lightning talks, presentations, and poster sessions by UMD Libraries’ librarians and staff.

Recent Submissions

  • Our Stories in Numbers 

    Barnachea, Lutgarda (2017-06-08)
    Selected statistics about the UMD Libraries' collections, use of collections, transactions, among others, are included in this presentation. Multi-year data is presented to show the Libraries' 'stories' through the years.
  • The Writer's Voice: The Sound Recordings of Katherine Anne Porter 

    Cartier, Eric (2017-06-08)
    The Texan-born American writer Katherine Anne Porter made sound recordings of her readings, conference speeches, classroom lectures, interviews, public ceremonies, and personal telephone conversations. Paul Porter, Jr., ...
  • Archiving Punk at Special Collections in Performing Arts (SCPA) 

    Davis, John (2017-06-08)
    Since 2014, Special Collections in Performing Arts (SCPA) has stewarded several collections of archival material related to the punk rock subculture in Washington, D.C. My poster presents a description of the work SCPA is ...
  • Update on University of Maryland’s Work on the BTAA Geoportal 

    O'Neal, Kelley; Parker, Bria; Majewicz, Karen (2017-06-08)
    An update about the contributions University of Maryland has made to the BTAA Geospatial Data Discoverability Projects as well as an update on the project and BTAA Geoportal as a whole. UMD has been involved in both the ...
  • Sharing Our Success: Using a Teaching Training Program to Improve Info Lit Instruction and Support MLIS Students 

    Gammons, Rachel; Inge, Lindsay (2017-06-08)
    The University of Maryland Libraries Research and Teaching Fellowship prepares MLIS graduate students to enter into a competitive academic job market. The scaffolded training program equips fellows with the skills and ...

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