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
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(2017)Current observations from astrophysics indicate the presence of dark matter, an invisible form of matter that makes up a large part of the mass of the universe. One of the leading theories for dark matter is that it is ...
POPULATION DYNAMICS OF EASTERN OYSTERS (CRASSOSTREA VIRGINICA) IN THE CHOPTANK RIVER COMPLEX, MARYLAND, DURING 1989 - 2015 (2017)The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) fishery in the Choptank River Complex (CRC) supports a large fraction of Maryland’s harvest. The CRC is also host to some of the largest oyster restoration projects in the world. ...
(2017)Designing computational models that can understand language at a human level is a foundational goal in the field of natural language processing (NLP). Given a sentence, machines are capable of translating it into many ...
(2009-08)A key objective of Robotics is the autonomous navigation of mobile robots through an obstacle field. Inspired by echolocating bats, we developed a two-part navigation system consisting of obstacle detection through ...
(2017-10-10)The Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal provides discoverability and facilitates access to geospatial resources curated by librarians and geospatial specialists at twelve participating research institutions. Since the ...