Monday, November 14, 2011

McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, Prince Georges, Maryland

[LIB4932] - McKeldin Library is the main branch of the University of Maryland Library system. Constructed in 1958, the building is named for Theodore McKeldin, the former Governor of Maryland. McKeldin Library is one of the largest buildings on campus,consisting of seven floors and a basement. Located at the western end of McKeldin Mall, the library houses the university's 90,000 volume East Asia Collection, serves as a regional Federal depository library, housing the U.S. Government Information, Maps & GIS Services collection, and hosts the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), to go along with the university's General Collection. Also housed in McKeldin Library is a computer lab, copy shop, and Footnotes Café. [Thanks to Wikipedia]

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