McKeldin Library

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.

Fake News & Alternative Facts Dialogue

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

McKeldin Library, Room 6137

The Interdisciplinary Dialogue Series, hosted by University Libraries, features panel discussions on important topics by scholars from various disciplines at the University of Maryland. This forum will focus on topics relating to fake news and alternative facts, featuring a panel of speakers from The Washington Examiner, the Department of Communication, the Department of Government & Politics, and more. 

Lunch will be provided. The program will begin promptly at 12:00. Please plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early to get your lunch and get settled.

Seed Grant Symposium

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

McKeldin Library, Room 6137

Join us as we learn more about the work and accomplishments of our BBI Seed Grant Awardees for FY16 and FY17. Representatives from each team will be provide short presentations discussing their current or past awards. There will be an opportunity to connect with faculty, students and external members of the BBI community. Reception to follow; refreshments will be served.


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