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.
Communities in MD-SOAR
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(2016-05-11)An examination of the role of social media in the Yemeni Arab Spring.
(2016-05)An examination of the use of synthetic preservatives, synthetic additives, and natural alternatives in food production and their impacts on health.
(2016-09-08)Since the end of the Cold War, Turkey has reevaluated its relationship with the West in terms of its new security environment. This paper argues that structure has been more important than agency in determining Turkey's ...
The auditory brainstem response (ABR): a collection of normative data using the bio-logic AEP system (2016-09-08)Auditory brainstem response (ABR) normative data was established for the Bio-logic AEP System based on ABR results from 20 normal hearing, otologically normal individuals between the ages of 20 and 26 years. ABRs were ...
Detecting spatio-temporal changes in Baltimore, Maryland’s heat island with remote sensing imagery (2016-09-07)In the past century alone, society has continued to develop and urbanize, making research of the urban heat island (UHI) more important than ever. UHIs have a detrimental impact on human health and the natural environment ...