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 (usmai.org) 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 Historical Foundation of America's Transit Disinvestment 

    Short, John Rennie (Planetizen, 2016-04-07)
    A system that opened to such fanfare in 1976 is now crumbling. It is a depressingly familiar story that is not limited to urban public transport. The U.S. has a major and growing infrastructure gap – though chasm is a more ...
  • WHY IS THE US UNWILLING TO PAY FOR GOOD PUBLIC TRANSIT? 

    Short, John Rennie (occupy.com, 2016-05-17)
    Officials in Washington, D.C. said last month they may have to shut down portions of the Metro subway system for months because its piecemeal approach to maintenance is no longer sufficient.
  • Dead end 

    Short, John Rennie; Vasil, Adria; Gardhouse, Erin (Corporate Knights, 2016-04-11)
    Officials in Washington, D.C. said last week they may have to shut down portions of the Metro subway system for months because its piecemeal approach to maintenance is no longer sufficient.
  • Why Is the U.S. Unwilling to Pay for Good Public Transportation? 

    Short, John Rennie (The Taunton Press, 2016-06-23)
    Officials in Washington, D.C., say they may have to shut down portions of the Metro subway system for months because its piecemeal approach to maintenance is no longer sufficient.
  • This is why public transportation in the US is crumbling 

    Short, John Rennie
    Officials in Washington, D.C., said last week they may have to shut down portions of the Metro subway system for months because its piecemeal approach to maintenance is no longer sufficient. The disclosure follows a shutdown ...

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