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Information Studies

Writing a paper? Looking for books or articles? Need help citing your sources? This guide can help!

Quick Access to Resources for Grad Students

Library Homepage Overview







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.

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.