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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  • The Social Science of Doulas w/ Dr. Jennifer C. Nash 

    Anson, Ian; Nash, Jennifer C.; Kusmaul, Nancy (UMBC Center for Social Science Research, 2022-06-27)
    On this episode we hear about the critical work of doulas in providing support for Black mothers, in a rebroadcast of the 2021 Social Sciences Forum Korenman Lecture, presented by the Department of Gender, Women’s, + ...
  • The Social Science of Board Games w/ Dr. Kerri Evans 

    Anson, Ian; Evans, Kerri; Lee, Jiyoon; Allen, Keisha; Chen, Eric; Gawens, Sarah; Li, Xiaoming; Javed, Shahana Abdul; Pereira, Ashley; Alonso, Diane; O’Brien, Eileen; Brodsky, Anne (UMBC Center for Social Science Research, 2022-06-13)
    On this episode we hear about pedagogical simulations and the immigrant experience in educational settings from Dr. Kerri Evans, Assistant Professor of Social Work at UMBC. Dr. Evans describes an ongoing project to ...
  • The Economics of Immigration w/ Dr. Giovanni Peri 

    Anson, Ian; Peri, Giovanni; Filomeno, Felipe; Brown, Christopher (UMBC Center for Social Science Research, 2022-05-30)
    On this episode of Retrieving the Social Sciences we hear about the economics of immigration from Dr. Giovanni Peri, Professor and Chair of Economics at the University of California – Davis. Dr. Peri’s remarks were ...
  • UMBC/UMB Gerontology w/ Dr. John Schumacher, Dr. Rob Millar, Dr. Sarah Holmes, Min-Hyung Park, Jenn Haddock, & Rachel McPherson 

    Anson, Ian; Schumacher, John; Millar, Rob; Holmes, Sarah; Park, Min-Hyung; Haddock, Jenn; McPherson, Rachel (UMBC Center for Social Science Research, 2022-05-16)
    This episode features the remarkable work of the UMBC doctoral program in Gerontology. First we hear from Dr. John Schumacher, co-director of the program and Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, ...
  • URCAD ’22 w/ Avnee Sharma, Jess Sellner, Elyssa Lou, & Joshua F. Gray 

    Anson, Ian; Sharma, Avnee; Sellner, Jess; Lou, Elyssa; Gray, Joshua F. (UMBC Center for Social Science Research, 2022-05-02)
    In this episode we hear about four fantastic presentations from UMBC’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day, also known as URCAD. During URCAD, students from across the social science disciplines presented ...

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