Personal Librarian Program
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Personal Librarians for UMD Students
For personalized help with research assignments, contact the librarian who specializes in research and resources for your major!
Students working with their personal librarian can expect:
- an individual able to help you identify topics, develop research strategies, and find resources
- timely follow-up for any inquiry
- help finding the best sources for any research assignment
Your Personal Librarians
Head of the Research & Learning Team & Personal Librarian for Philosophy. Interim Personal Librarian for Computer Science; Environmental Health & Safety; Environmental Studies; Geological Sciences; Liminology; Urban & Regional Studies; and Water Resources Science.
Online Learning & Outreach Librarian - Personal Librarian for Communications; Journalism, & Undeclared Students. Interim Personal Librarian for Civil Engineering.
Librarian for Anthropology; African and African American Studies; American Indian Studies; Criminology, Environment and Sustainability Studies; Sociology; Geography; Geographic Information Science (GIS); International Studies; LGBTQ Studies; Political Science; Tribal Administration and Governance; Urban and Regional Studies; & Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Interim Personal Librarian for Astronomy; Mathematics and Statistics; and Physics.
Research Services for Medicine; Military Science; Pathology; Pharmacology; Pharmacy; Physiology; and ROTC
Scholarly Communication Librarian & Personal Librarian for Biology and Integrated Biosciences.
Reference & Personal Librarian for Applied Human Sciences; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Education; Psychology, and Social Work. Interim Personal Librarian for Chemical Engineering; and Electrical & Computer Engineering.
Reference & Personal Librarian for Humanities and Fine Arts including Art; English; Film Studies; Foreign Languages and Literatures; Graphic Design; History; Information Design; Linguistics; Professional Writing; Master of Liberal Studies; Music; Theatre, and Writing Studies
Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian. Interim Personal Librarian for Biology; and Information Design.
Reference & Personal Librarian for Labovitz School of Business and Economics; Interim Personal Librarian for Industrial Engineering; and Mechanical Engineering.
Other Ways to Contact a Librarian
The UMD community can use the Ask Us Reference Service which assists in research via phone, text, instant message, email and in person content. We look forward to serving you!