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Embargoes for UMD Theses & Dissertations: Workflows & Trends
The Graduate School has required electronic submission of theses and dissertations since 2003 and all graduate research is automatically deposited in DRUM (http://drum.lib.umd.edu/) and made widely available. Faculty and ...
How and Why We Contribute to the Fedora Project
This lightning talk detailed the ways individuals can contribute to the Fedora Project as well as our motivation for having done so. It describes the main characteristics of the open-source Fedora Commons repository software, ...
The Writer's Voice: The Sound Recordings of Katherine Anne Porter
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., ...
The Network Visualization and Analysis of Twitter Followers, Gordon W. Prange Collection
This poster introduces a creative method to analyze the relationship of Twitter followers at the Gordon W. Prange Collection, Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), University of Maryland Libraries. By using ...
Advocacy by Design: Moving Between Theory & Practice
How can librarians, archivists, and digital practitioners practice an Ethic of Care, in explicitly anti-racist and anti-violent ways? How can libraries contribute to the infrastructures needed to define, scope, and practice ...
Maryland Newspapers in Chronicling America
The Historic Maryland Newspaper project, a National Endowment for the Humanities grant project, has digitized over 211,000 Maryland newspaper pages since 2012, and is currently in its third grant to digitize more than ...
Using the Memory Lab: Values, Impacts, and Discourses
Personal digital archiving is how individuals accumulate, organize, store, and preserve digital possessions in their personal lives. New initiatives like the Memory Lab at the DC Public Library increasingly bring DIY digital ...
Terps Publish: A Student Publication Fair
Student-run publications are valuable to the campus and scholarly record, serving as an academic playground for emergent forms of publishing and media. However, student publications face many of the same sustainability ...
A SCUA Snapshot: collection users and usage based on statistics from Aeon
Presented at the 2017 Libraries Research and Innovative Practice Forum, this poster provides an analysis of statistics gathered from Aeon, a special collections management system used by the Special Collections and University ...
Our Stories in Numbers
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.