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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  • Changing With the World 

    Krist, Autumn (2023-02-24)
    While growth and change aren't the same thing, they are oftentimes hand in hand. For me and this collection, growth and change go hand in hand. This book collection started in about 2021 when I took a medical leave of ...
  • The Secrets to My Nancy Drew Collection 

    Firestein, Joan (2023-02-24)
    I love Nancy Drew. Ever since I was in third grade and read The Mystery at Lilac Inn and The Hidden Staircase I have been hooked. Besides reading at least one book from almost every Nancy Drew series, I have seen every ...
  • My Father's House 

    Finnigan, Reese (2023-02)
    The house I was raised in guided my interests. It’s thanks to my parents that I have a collection of books on rock and roll.
  • The orchard and the street: the political mirror of the tragic in Julius Caesar and Coriolanus 

    Hahn, H. George (Henry George), 1942- (College Language Association (U.S.), 1983)
    [From article]: It is perhaps no coincidence that in Julius Caesar and Coriolanus Shakespeare demonstrates his most “Roman” virtues: political concern, sobriety of language, tonal reserve, dignity of mood, spare and ...
  • A small street resdesign project promises big dividends 

    Dasgupta, Sunil (I Hate Politics Podcast, 2021-02-08)
    Georgia Avenue in the southeastern end of Montgomery County, Maryland, is looking at a redesign of its streetscape to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists and to bring the communities separated by the Capital ...

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