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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Maryland Digital Library?
How do I access databases?
Who do I contact for help with technical problems or searching?
Who is eligible to participate in Maryland Digital Library?
What are the costs to the institution?

What is Maryland Digital Library?
Maryland Digital Library provides the students, faculty, and staff of participating Maryland academic institutions with access to commercial electronic information resources. These include full-text electronic indexes, reference materials, e-journals, and e-books. These resources are accessible via the Maryland Digital Library website or via each institutions' remote access site (please see login page for details).

How do I access databases?
Please see the login page for details.

Who do I contact for help with technical problems or searching?
If you have problems, call the reference or information desk at your institution's library.

Who is eligible to participate in the MDL program?
MDL participants include libraries from Maryland's independent colleges and universities, community colleges, the University System of Maryland, and other publicly funded higher education institutions. MDL electronic resources are available to students, faculty, and staff at these institutions.

What are the costs to the institution?
Each library must explicitly express its intent to participate in the program, to work cooperatively, to provide adequate technical infrastructure including workstations, and to maintain its current level of expenditures for library collections including electronic resources. Back to top


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