Fogler Library

Keep in Mind



Laptops To GoLaptops To Go

Circulation Media-Reserve has 25 laptops available for 4 hour checkout to University of Maine students, faculty, and staff. You will need to present your Maine Card to the Circulation staff. For more information, please see the laptop checkout policy at http://www.library.umaine.edu/mrc/policy.htm#laptops.

The laptops are equipped with:

Additional information about media equipment can be found at: http://www.library.umaine.edu/mrc/equipment.htm


Workshop SeriesWorkshop Series

Fogler Library's workshop series includes Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) training as well as instruction in the use of research tools. For more information and a schedule of classes, contact Gretchen Gfeller (Voice: 581-1696 E-mail: gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu) or visit the Workshop Series web site: http://www.library.umaine.edu/newmedia/


Ask-A-LibrarianAsk-A-Librarian

Fogler Library’s Ask-a-Librarian Service provides options for chat, text, email, and phone services. You can chat with a librarian in real time, send your question via email, text the word BEAR to 66746 and send your question, visit us at the Help Desk, or call 207.581.1673 to arrange a meeting with your subject librarian.


Information InstructionInformation Instruction

Fogler Library can provide help in locating and navigating electronic and print information resources.


Material Delivery for Faculty and StaffMaterial Delivery for Faculty and Staff

University of Maine faculty and staff may have materials owned by Fogler Library sent directly to your Orono campus office.
Books -- Find the record in URSUS for an item you wish to request, click request and enter the information requested. In the box labeled "Choose a Pickup Location," select "Orono." Circulation staff will retrieve the books from the stacks, check them out to you, and send them through campus mail, usually within 24 hours.
Journal Articles -- Requests for photocopies or PDFs of journal articles held by Fogler Library may be made either:

Photocopy Services staff retrieves the journal article(s) and either sends photocopies through campus mail or scans the articles into electronic form and sends them to you via email, usually within 24 hours. The price for journal article requests is 8 cents per page for photocopying. Scanned articles are also 8 cents per page, however, if an article needs to be photocopied before it can be scanned the charge is 15 cents per page. For more information check our website: http://www.library.umaine.edu/circ/docdeliv.htm#RetrievalServices


Scanning ServicesScanning Services

Fogler Library provides a variety of scanning services for patrons. These include, document scanning, journal article retrieval scanning, slide, and photo scanning. For more information visit us on the web at: http://www.library.umaine.edu/ill/scanning.htm

Self Service Scanning is also available.


Submitting Reserve MaterialsSubmitting Reserve Materials

Fogler Library offers services for both traditional and electronic reserves. To place course material on reserve, use the form on our reserve web page (http://www.library.umaine.edu/reserves/overview.htm). To ensure that reserve materials are available for your students, please follow these guidelines: submit your request at least six weeks prior to the first class assignment, provide first generation copies for scanning, and provide a copy of your syllabus. All reserve materials are available through URSUS.  Electronic reserves provide 24/7 access to your materials through our Eres system. This system also allows reserve list content to be password access only. For more information about reserves and processing please see our web page at http://www.library.umaine.edu/reserves/default.htm


Online FormsOnline Forms

The Library provides a number of online forms which faculty, staff, and students may find handy. Here's a list: