University of Maryland

Open Educational Resources @ UMD

About the University of Maryland


The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland. As the only public research university inside the Washington, D.C. beltway, UMD has forged strategic partnerships with national institutions and federal agencies to uniquely position the university’s faculty, researchers and students.

Driven by its diverse and proudly inclusive community of more than 40,000 students, 10,000 faculty and staff, and 300 academic programs, UMD welcomes students from every U.S. state and 116 countries. The university is consistently hailed as a best value, and is named a top 20 public research institution by U.S. News and World Report. As the nation’s first Do Good campus, UMD is fearlessly committed to addressing the grand challenges of our time and serving the public good.

We are committed to creating innovative, high-quality, and affordable educational resources, including OER, open access texts, and free course content. Please check the terms & conditions for any resource listed without a Creative Commons license.

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