Maryland Shared Open Access Repository

MD-SOAR is a shared digital repository platform for eleven colleges and universities in Maryland. It currently is funded entirely by the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium (usmai.org) but also includes other collaborating 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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  • A social vulnerability study of the urban heat island effect in Baltimore and St. Louis 

    Heslin, Julia (2018-04-24)
    Extreme heat events (EHEs) are increasing in frequency, intensity, and duration with modern climate change. An urban heat island (UHI) is a phenomenon where built environments such as cities experience elevated temperatures ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2015-10)
    Sometimes we may not understand why a victim focuses on a particular thing or issue when we believe there are more pressing matters to address. But being sensitive to all the needs of a victim is paramount if we want ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-01)
    Assisting Victims of Burglary, Robbery, and Armed Robbery! Victims’ Rights for Justice and Restitution! Whether a person has been the victim of a burglary or a robbery, the rights of that victim have been violated in ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Hamilton, Hadiya; Howard, Deborah; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-04)
    Broadening the Definition of Advocacy! RVAAM and VSPN! According to the FBI’s 2014 Crime Clock, there was a murder every 36.9 minutes, a rape every 4.5 minutes, and robbery every 1.6 minutes. Without a doubt, crime in ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Hamilton, Hadiya; Howard, Deborah; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-10)
    Shame on Maryland!! Why do we continue to impose a statute of limitations on child sexual abuse? ! There is no doubt in anyone's mind that child sexual abuse and molestation is abhorrent and an embarrassment to our ...

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