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Aging LibGuideAging LibGuide
This Aging subject guide is designed to highlight resources helpful to those working on the new UMaine Aging Research Initative. There is also a physical display on the topic in Fogler Library from July to August. -- Added:7/17/2015


EcoAmericas Now AvailableEcoAmericas Now Available
The library now has access to EcoAméricas, a newsletter that provides monthly environmental reporting from Latin America. Full text coverage, in Spanish and English, dates back to 1998. -- Added:6/18/2015


Caldecott Medal LibGuideCaldecott Medal LibGuide
The Caldecott Medal, named for English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, is an award given once a year to the illustrator of "the most distinguished American picture book for children published by an American publisher in the United States in English during the preceding year" (ALSC, 2008). Caldecott Honor awards may also be given to illustrators of distinguished picture books; the illustrations can be of any type or medium as long as they are the original work of the illustrator. "Children" is defined broadly as up to and including age fourteen, and some Caldecott Medal and Honor books are graphic novels meant for a teen audience (as with this year's Caldecott Honor recipient This One Summer). Caldecott Medal and Honor awards are given every year in January by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). -- Added:6/16/2015



Statista Now Available Statista Now Available
The library recently purchased access to Statista, a user friendly online statistics portal that includes data and data visualizations on a wide range of current topics, including media, business, finance, politics, and more. Data are pulled from both publicly accessible and proprietary sources. -- Added:5/26/2015


Ei Backfile Now AvailableEi Backfile Now Available
New from Fogler Library - the Ei Backfile, indexing engineering literature from 1884 to 1969, is now available as an additional search option for Engineering Village. Engineering Village is a platform for searching several important databases in the field of engineering. Included with Fogler Library's subscription are Compendex, 1970 to present, with over 17 million journal articles and conference proceedings indexed; Inspec, 1969 to present, with over 15 million items indexed; and now the Ei Backfile, with over 1.7 million records indexed. For assistance, please contact Martin Wallace, librarian for engineering or Reference Services at 581-1673. -- Added:4/8/2015


Mobile-Friendly Ursus SiteMobile-Friendly Ursus Site
Users of Smartphones and other mobile devices who visit the URSUS main page will now find themselves automatically redirected to a simplified mobile interface featuring a simple keyword search box and the ability to scope search results by institutional location. Users requiring additional WebPAC tools may access them by visiting the Main Site link. The mobile interface is generated using AirPAC from Innovative Interfaces, Inc. -- Added:1/5/2015


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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