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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  • Successful American-Russian Partnership Through Education Abroad 

    Luckert, Yelena (Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2019)
    This chapter discusses a library and information studies Study Abroad class to St. Petersburg Russia, detailing two perspectives, from a faculty member who created the class and from a student who took it. Goals, curriculum, ...
  • Perspectives on Globalization of American Libraries 

    Luckert, Yelena; Carpenter, Lindsay Inge (Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2019)
    An introduction to the edited book by the same authors, The Globalized Library (ACRL, 2019). This article puts in perspective the historical development of American libraries and the current trends as they relate to the ...
  • Preprint version of Instructor Use of Educational Streaming Video Resources 

    Horbal, Andrew (2018)
    Although Farrelly and Hutchinson (2014) have shown that a substantial majority of academic libraries now provide streaming video, the literature contains few studies which focus on how such resources are used. This article ...
  • Seeing the Elephant: Multi-disciplinary Measures of Urban Sprawl 

    Clifton, Kelly; Ewing, Reid; Knaap, Gerrit; Song, Yan (2005)
    In this paper we review and discuss multiple approaches of measuring urban sprawl. Our intent is not to propose new measures or methods but to present in a single paper an overview of approaches to measuring sprawl taken ...
  • Wireless Alerts for Flash Flood Warnings and the Impact on Car Accidents 

    Ferris, Jeffrey; Newburn, David (2016)
    Wireless alerts delivered through mobile phones are a recent innovation in regulatory efforts toward preparation for extreme weather events including flash floods. In this article, we use difference-in-differences models ...

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