Maryland Shared Open Access Repository

MD-SOAR is a shared digital repository platform for eleven colleges and universities in Maryland. It is currently funded by the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium ( and other participating partner institutions. MD-SOAR is jointly governed by all participating libraries, who have agreed to share policies and practices that are necessary and appropriate for the shared platform. Within this broad framework, each library provides customized repository services and collections that meet local institutional needs. Please follow the links below to learn more about each library's repository services and collections.

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  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Provider Knowledge Discourse on Holistic Health 

    Agarwal, Vinita (Frontiers in Communication, 2018-04-12)
    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) promises a wide array of therapies employed increasingly by consumers for disease prevention and health promotion. Despite this increasing use, however, CAM and biomedical ...
  • Productivity Strategies for Non-traditional Students 

    Royer, Suzanne (2018-07-18)
    Becoming an adult involves taking on additional roles and responsibilities, and with these come the inevitable challenge of facing competing commitments. One extreme and common case of this is the returning student, and ...
  • Evaluating Disaster TIme-Line from Social Media with Wavelet Analysis 

    Anam, Amrita; Gangopadhyay, Aryya; Roy, Nirmalya
    —For over a decade, social media has proved to be a functional and convenient data source in the Internet of things. Social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit have their own styles and purposes. ...
  • Turning the lens onto our own language: Engaging in critical reflexivity in the pursuit of social change 

    Mallinson, Christine; Hudley, Anne H. Charity (Cambridge University Press, 2018-06)
    The question is a fair one. The concept of teacher resistance is now common lore among sociolinguists, who have heard about or who have experienced the rejection of well-intended efforts to bring linguistic knowledge to ...
  • Classifying Eyes-Free Mobile Authentication Techniques 

    Wolf, Flynn; Aviv, Adam J.; Kuber, Ravi (Journal of Information Security and Applications (JISA), 2018-06)
    Mobile device users avoiding observational attacks and coping with situational impairments may employ techniques for eyes-free mobile unlock authentication, where a user enters his/her passcode without looking at the device. ...

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