The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery will remain closed until further notice. As the response to the Coronavirus continues, updates to library services and hours will be posted on myUMBC and the website.
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Questions? Contact us at: 410-455-2356
The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery promotes intellectual growth and creativity by developing high quality collections, facilitating access to information resources, and furthering innovative teaching and learning. In support of the University's mission, our Library is dedicated to diversity, social responsibility, and lifelong learning.
The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery will become the center of the University's intellectual and creative life.
To serve future users, we will transform the Library's physical and virtual space to adapt to changing needs; respond to advances in research, teaching, and learning; and invest in dedicated and knowledgeable staff by supporting professional growth and encouraging innovation.
Our commitment to this vision will position us as an institutional asset as the University looks to advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice.
AOK Library & Gallery's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2018-2023
AOK Library & Gallery's Strategic Plan Dashboard
In affirmation of the UMBC Diversity Plan, the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery commits to supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion for our users, staff, collections, environment, and services. We strive to create and maintain a community that acknowledges, encourages, appreciates, and celebrates differences. To accomplish this, we will:
Learn about how to become a Library Student Assistant - we employ around 100 every year. This page also lists Faculty (Professional) and Technical (Support Staff) opportunities.
There are several Library spaces that can be booked for events. This page offers details about each space and the booking process.
Library Staff and Faculty can find helpful forms and policies on our Library Staff Wiki.