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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(Purdue University/Purdue e-Pubs, 2009-09)Members of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) discuss the benefits and challenges of managing acquisitions in an academic library consortium.
(ALA Editions, 2018)Libraries have long been proponents of automation, but one area that remains a challenge is support for electronic resource management. With each step in the long history of library automation, expectations are that the ...
(Purdue University/Purdue e-Pubs, 2014)Two different University of Maryland Libraries discuss how they have moved to an e‐dominant model, the reasons why, and the new acquisitions strategies libraries can use in crafting an e‐dominant collection. Whether your ...
Overwhelming Bipartisan Majorities Support Bill Giving Judges Discretion to Moderate Prison Sentencing (2018-08)As you may know, there is a major debate these days about the number of Americans in prison. This debate has been prompted by the fact that the number of Americans in prison is historically high. As we will see, some people ...
How Americans Would Fix the U. S. Postal Service: A Survey of the Citizen Cabinet, Nationally and in Maryland, Oklahoma, and Virginia (2015-11)Citizen Cabinet surveys are unique in that they take respondents through a process called a ‘policymaking simulation’ which seeks to simulate the process that policymakers go through in making a policy decision. The focus ...