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 ( 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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  • Simulating religious faith 

    Oldenburg, Aaron (Intellect Limited, 2011)
    This article surveys various differing approaches to religious simulation in gaming and interactive art, and reports on the design of a specific faith-based game from the designer’s perspective. It looks in-depth at one ...
  • Putting history in their hands: White Gloves Sessions as a user outreach tool 

    Mael, Elaine (2017)
    This poster is from a poster session describing a program designed to highlight specific library collections through community outreach. Librarians at Towson University have been using White Gloves Sessions to showcase ...
  • The impact of simulations on achievement and attitudes in mathematics classrooms 

    Boling, Charles Collins, II (2017-04-21)
    A change in the national focus of education has led to a curriculum more focused on the student developing his or her own knowledge. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have been developed to place a greater focus on ...
  • Maryland Chronic Disease Health Information Gap Analysis: White Paper 

    Gillingham, Margaret; Fredriksson, Ryan (Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2015-09-30)
    This report examines the policies, procedures, technologies, and systems used to facilitate communication, data sharing, and health information exchange (HIE) among three segments of the healthcare community in Maryland: ...
  • Emotion dysregulation, negative affect, and aggression: A moderated, multiple mediator analysis 

    Donahue, John; Goranson, Anders; McClure, Kelly; Van Male, Lynn
    Research on violence has highlighted the role of trait negative affect in reactive aggressive behavior. Emotion dysregulation is a multidimensional construct reflecting maladaptive ways in which a person experiences and ...

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