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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  • The voiceless in The Voice: A multimodal critical discourse analysis 

    Er, Ibrahim (Walter de Gruyter, 2020-07-13)
    This article highlights the importance of multimodality in the study of discourse with a discussion of a segment from the Turkish adaptation of the global television format, The Voice. In the segment under discussion, a ...
  • The Streamer Blowout Origin of a Flux Rope and Energetic Particle Event Observed by Parker Solar Probe at 0.5 au 

    Lario, D.; Balmaceda, L.; Alzate, N.; Mays, M. L.; Richardson, I. G.; Allen, R. C.; Florido-Llinas, M.; Nieves-Chinchilla, T.; Koval, A.; Lugaz, N.; Jian, L. K.; Arge, C. N.; Macneice, P. J.; Odstrcil, D.; Morgan, H.; Szabo, A.; Desai, M. I.; Whittlesey, P. L.; Stevens, M. L.; Ho, G. C.; Luhmann, J. G. (The American Astronomical Society, 2020-07-10)
    The distribution of spacecraft in the inner heliosphere during 2019 March enabled comprehensive observations of an interplanetary coronal mass ejection (ICME) that encountered Parker Solar Probe (PSP) at 0.547 au from the ...
  • Characterization of Aerosol Type Over East Asia by 4.4 km MISR Product: First Insight and General Performance 

    Tao, Minghui; Wang, Jun; Li, Rong; Chen, Liangfu; Xu, Xiaoguang; Wang, Lunche; Tao, Jinhua; Wang, Zifeng; Xiang, Juan (American Geophysical Union, 2020-06-01)
    The lack of aerosol type information has largely hindered satellite products from further applications such as constraining model simulations and quantifying aerosol climate effects. The recent Version (V) 23 Multi‐angle ...
  • Supplemental Materials: Quantum nano-cavity optics with configurable nano-tips 

    May, Molly A.; Wu, Tong; Fialkow, David; Park, Kyoung-Duck; Kropp, Jaron A.; Gougousi, Theodosia; Lalanne, Philippe; Pelton, Matthew; Raschke, Markus B. (University of Colorado, 2019-09-27)
  • The Wisdom of Crowds and Transfer Market Values 

    Coates, Dennis; Parshakov, Petr (North American Association of Sports Economists, 2020)
    Crowd-sourcing of information has become popular in the years since James Surowiecki published The Wisdom of Crowds: why the many are smarter than the few and how collective wisdom shapes business, economies, societies, ...

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