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About the Collection

Collection Size

The Raymond H. Fogler Library, on the Orono campus, is the largest library in Maine. The collection includes:

Total volumes (print & electronic): 1.9 million
Serials (subscriptions and access, all formats): 92,000+
Research databases: 350+
United States Federal, Maine State, and Canadian federal and provincial government publications (including electronic): 2.3 million
Microform items: 2.38 million
Media (physical format and streaming): 144,000+
Digital Commons holdings: 8,000+

(Most data from FY13 ACRL survey and FY13 internal records; media and database numbers calculated in Fall 2014. FY14 ACRL survey data will be calculated sometime in 2015.)


Scope of the Collection

The purpose of the collection is to support the curriculum and research needs of University of Maine students, staff, and faculty. As such it includes an excellent selection of general materials to support undergraduate studies, as well as rich and varied research materials. Specialized resources include Maine-related books, journals and manuscripts; maps, physical and streaming media; music scores; educational materials for teachers and students; a nationally recognized Canadiana collection; and major sci-tech databases such as ASTM Standards and Scifinder Scholar.

Fogler Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center; the northern New England Regional (complete) United States Government Documents Depository since 1963; an official depository for Canadian federal and Maine state government publications; and the designated State Research Library for Business, Science, and Technology.


Created by: Deborah Rollins | Revised: 04/03/2015
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