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Introducing Fogler Library Subject Guides Introducing Fogler Library Subject Guides
Fogler subject librarians have created web guides for research guidance by subject field. The pages provide guidance on searching for information, as well as contact information to ask for further assistance. -- Added:9/15/2014


UMaine Ranks High in Digital CommonsUMaine Ranks High in Digital Commons
During August 2014, the University of Maine ranked among the top 10 most popular institutions in eight discipline commons in the Digital Commons Network including: Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Education; Medicine and Health Sciences; Life Sciences; Arts and Humanities; Engineering; Business; and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Among the top 10 most downloaded papers is William S. Harwood’s“Gun Control: State Versus Federal Regulation of Firearms”, published in the Maine Policy Review, available in DigitalCommons@UMaine. Learn how self-archiving your research increases its scholarly impact. Contact Kimberly Sawtelle at 207.581.1692 or on First Class or your library subject specialist. -- Added:9/11/2014


Guide to Open AccessGuide to Open Access
You've heard a lot of buzz about Open Access and self-archiving but you're not really sure what it is all about?  Fogler Library's new informational guide to DigitalCommons@UMaine, the University's Open Access Institutional Repository,  provides definitions for important terms related to Open Access, informational videos about DigitalCommons@UMaine and the importance of copyright retention, and step-by-step tutorials for creating an account and self-archiving in the Institutional Repository. The guide also provides links to important federal regulations involving mandatory Open Access archiving in relation to federal grant-funded research. If you still have questions, please feel free to contact your library liaison or Kimberly Sawtelle at kimberly.sawtelle@umit.maine.edu. -- Added:9/3/2014



Finding External Funding Workshops Finding External Funding Workshops
Looking to boost your grant-seeking skills? Interested in the grantsubmission processes at the University of Maine? Join Jason Charland (OVPR), Jen Bonnet (Fogler), and ORSP staff in the CETA Room of FoglerLibrary for a workshop on finding funding for faculty research and grant-supported projects. Topics will include the grant submissionprocess at UMaine, strategies for matching your research or scholarlyinterests with potential funders, hands-on searching of two keyfunding databases available through Fogler Library, and more. Workshops will take place Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 2:00-3:30pm, andMonday, December 15, 1:00-2:30pm. Both sessions will cover the samecontent.For more information, contact Jen Bonnet at jennifer.l.bonnet@maine.edu -- Added:9/1/2014


Cumberland Added to Maine Town Reports OnlineCumberland Added to Maine Town Reports Online
Cumberland is the latest town to be added to the Maine Town Reports Online. Thanks go to our project partner, Prince Memorial Library, for their offer of nearly 50 years (1873-1920) of digitized annual reports. The final file preparation for public access to the reports was completed by Fogler staff. Cumberland, once part of North Yarmouth, was incorporated in 1821. The Cumberland Fair, one of the state's larger agricultural fairs, has been held yearly in Cumberland since 1868. -- Added:7/18/2014


Popular Reading E-booksPopular Reading E-books
Looking for some light reading over the Break? Fiction and non-fiction e-books and audio books are ready to download to your e-reader – all for free from the Maine InfoNet Download Library. Mystery, history, sci-fi, biography, and more are just a few clicks away. -- Added:11/25/2013


Group Study RoomsGroup Study Rooms
Two group study rooms are now available for UMaine students only, these spaces are shared with the Tutor Program and Writing Center which have priority use of their respective rooms. Room reservations are processed at the Circulation Desk. You will need your MaineCard for key check-out. Group Study Rooms have LED TV wall displays. Connectivity Kits are available for loan at Circulation. -- Added:10/13/2013


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