UMD Basketball Footage Preservation and Access Fund
The University of Maryland Archives actively works to preserve the campus' athletic heritage, including a collection of more than 1,200 film reels and 2,800 videotapes of basketball footage spanning from 1953 to the present. Your gift to the Basketball Fund supports the Libraries' efforts to preserve original materials, create a digital version and make the materials searchable and accessible online. Help us save Maryland's basketball legacy and the irreplaceable footage in the Archives
Your support will provide essential funds to help expand the program to reach more students. By making a gift, the University Libraries will be able to purchase additional books to meet demand, expand the list of courses, or target high-cost disciplines such as the sciences.
The University of Maryland Libraries is critical to the academic success of the entire student body. With nearly 2 million visitors annually, space and resources are always in high demand. In addition to continuously investing in both print and digital resources to provide the most current information possible, the Libraries' offers a wide range of support services to help students in their research, writing, data analysis, software development, mapping, and more. Your generosity is essential to the Libraries' continued efforts to build an information-rich environment necessary for the best possible scholarship at the University of Maryland. Your gift allows us to provide the resources wherever the need is greatest to support and inspire the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation of every student.
This fund will subsidize employment expenses related to UMD students who assist with routine library operations and provision of services including the student assistant budget, training expenses, and recognition programs.