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Information Studies

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Quick Access to Resources for Grad Students

Library Homepage Overview

UMD Libraries' Main Search Box






Get Started Tab

WorldCat: Access to electronic and print books, articles, manuscripts, audio-visual materials etc.  This tab does not search every single thing that is available to you.

Classic Catalog: Search the Libraries' traditional catalog; the catalog contains books, e-books, journal titles, musical scores, DVDs, government documents, etc.  The results will NOT include materials from Libraries' worldwide, nor will it contain articles.

UBorrow: Search for and request print books and other items directly from 15 university libraries and the Center for Research Libraries, with combined collections of more than 90 million volumes.

Databases Tab

Browse ALL of the 300+ databases (article search engines) that UMD offers.  Only a select number of these databases are available through WorldCat UMD.