Dear iSchool Community,

Congratulations on making it to the summer! I am writing with two
opportunities to support the UMD Libraries.

*Transparency in Research: Leveraging the Open Science Framework (**Thursday,
May 27, 2021, 10-11 am; *Register for free at

   - The University of Maryland recently joined as an institutional partner
   of the Open Science Framework (OSF)
   an online research management and collaboration platform from the Center
   for Open Science. The OSF system makes it easier for researchers to manage
   their projects and to collaborate with others here at UMD or across other
   institutions. In this session, Dr. Philip Cohen, UMD Professor in
   Sociology, will provide a brief overview of OSF's features and tools and
   will use his own OSF-based projects to demonstrate the ways in which the
   system makes research outputs and data more transparent, discoverable, and
   reusable. This session is brought to you by the UMD Libraries and the
   Division of Research, sponsors of the OSF institutional partnership.

*Play a card game, improve the Libraries' website!*

   - We are redesigning the Libraries' website and need your help. We are
   looking for students, faculty, and staff to participate in a short,
   self-guided online card sorting activity. You'll be asked to group topics
   together, giving us insight to better organize the information on Complete the card sorting activity at

Warm regards,


Rachel W. Gammons (pronouns: she/her/hers
Teaching and Learning Services, Head & iSchool Liaison @ UMD Libraries
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