McKeldin Library

StartupUMD Showcase

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Are you aware of all the incredible resources available at the University Libraries for creatives, entrepreneurs, innovators, inventors, hackers, and makers? Join us on April 24th at 3pm, when the University Libraries will be hosting a Startup UMD showcase in 4123 McKeldin Library. You will have the opportunity to speak with folks from the John and Stella Graves MakerSpacer who can show you how to use a 3D printer and experience life through virtual reality, learn about all of the free resources available through the Virtual Business Information Center, or even get your intellectual property questions answered by experts on patents including a representative from the U.S. Patent and Trade Office. The event is also a great chance to meet fellow student, faculty, and staff enTERPreneurs and innovators. Be sure to arrive before 3:30, so you can grab some refreshments and hear from campus leaders during our brief program.

Contact: Kelsey Corlett-Rivera,

The Women of Influence Awards

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: McKeldin Library, Room 6137

Description: The Women of Influence Awards recognize members of our community who have distinguished themselves by working with and for women on our campus. This award ceremony honors strides made by women who engage the UMD community. Awards are given out to exemplary women who have advocated for women and women's issues through their professional and personal work.

The Impact of Sexual Assault on the Sex Lives of Survivors

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Victims and survivors of sexual violence often experience changes in self-image, body image, and self-esteem in the aftermath of trauma. In order to feel more in control of their lives and bodies, survivors may develop an eating disorder, engage in self-harming behaviors, become hyper-sexual, or lose interest in sex. This event will be in Room 6137 and will include a panel discussion about the impact of sexual assault on survivors' sex lives, including their self-image. There will also be a resource fair with campus and local community organizations.

Contact: CARE to Stop Violence

The Ins and Outs of Academic Publishing

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

When: Monday, February 19, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: McKeldin Library, Room 4123
Cost: Free

Description: Are you a grad student trying to wrap your head around the academic publishing process? Not sure if you're at the right stage to get started? Need to know what to expect? Interested in knowing what publishing is like for grad students in different disciplines? Come ask your questions and hear some answers from other students like you!

Managing Data from Your Research

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Collecting data as you research and need a management plan? Interested in practical tips and resources for curating and preserving data? Join us in Room 4123 for an introduction to the research-data life cycle, an overview of data preservation concepts, methodology, and for a discussion of what qualifies as research data. Learn how data management applies to your research and hear tips on how to better prepare yourself to meet the challenges required for funding agencies and grant writing.

Contact: Research Commons

Valentine's Day Sale at Terrapin Tech

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:30am to 6:00pm

Save up to $90 off of the educational prices for in-stock Mac and iPad models, while supplies last! You may pre-order between January 22 and 31 to be sure your Mac or iPad is in-stock during the sale. (Applies to regularly stocked Mac and iPad models only. Custom orders and accessories do not apply. Pre-ordered items MUST be picked up by February 9.)

Conatct:  Division of IT 301.405.1500

Active Terp Brain Break

Thursday, December 14, 2017 (All day)

Take an active study break! Check out fitness and play equipment to help you focus and boost your brain. 

The following equipment is available for checkout from the Tech Desk on the 2nd floor of McKeldin Library:

Hula hoops
Medicine balls
Resistance bands
Yoga mats
Foam rollers
Jump ropes

Yoga in McKeldin Library

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Feel like your finals week is booked? Wish you could stretch your mind to fit in all the material from this semester? 

Come out to Yoga in McKeldin Library in Room #7121 to help manage finals stress and improve your mental well-being. 

Free Speech & Hate Speech Open Discussion

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

McKeldin Library, Room 6137

Join members of the Joint President/Senate Inclusion & Respect Task Force as they discuss the complex intersections of free speech, hate speech, and freedom of association. Learn about the legal framework for speech in higher education and best practices addressing free speech at other Big 10 institutions. Share your suggestions for how free speech and hate speech should be addressed at UMD.


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