Library Research & Innovative Practice Forum

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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


    Budhathoki, Milan; Abban, John; Rumingan, Napoleon Jr (2022)
    During COVID-19 pandemic, UMD libraries & GIS and Spatial Data Center established a virtual GIS lab to connect users who needed access to GIS computing resources remotely. The lab went live 24/7 in October of 2020 and it ...
  • Pivoting Towards People and Puppets During the Pandemic 

    Barker, Drew (2022-06)
    This presentation explained how we as a library (the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library) decided to re-evaluate our gallery space when we knew we would re-open in the fall of 2021 after enduring the pandemic and moment ...
  • Why is there a play about Benjamin Lay? 

    Barker, Drew (2020-06)
    This presentation discusses the article by Barker entitled "Human Histories Onstage: A Conversation with Naomi Wallace and Marcus Rediker," which was published by the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism in the Fall of 2019.
  • Triumph-Exhibit-Presentation 

    Barker, Drew (2018-06-14)
    This presentation was given at the UMD Libraries sponsored Library Research & Innovative Practice Forum 2018. It described the exhibit and the collaboration needed.
  • Season of Change: Government Information at UMD 

    McDonald, Celina; Wilson, Aaron (2022-06-08)
    This presentation was made as part of the UMD Libraries' Libraries Research and Innovative Practice Forum on June 8, 2022. The presentation provides a general description of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), ...

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