Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library
-- Wednesday, October 22, 2014 --
A. Fogler Fall Film Festival
B. Finding External Funding for Faculty: Fall Workshop
C. Hot Topics: Scholarly Information on Stories in the News
A. Special Collections Contributes to Cazden Website
A. FOGLER FALL FILM FESTIVAL
Once again, the Fogler Fall Film Festival will highlight recent documentaries the library has acquired. The films will be shown at 7:00 pm, in the CETA Classroom, and the schedule follows. For questions, please contact Nancy Lewis on FirstClass.
October 28 - The New Black. How the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights.
B. FINDING EXTERNAL FUNDING FOR FACULTY: FALL WORKSHOPS
Looking to boost your grant-seeking skills? Interested in the grant submission processes at the University of Maine? Join Jason Charland (OVPR), Jen Bonnet (Fogler), and ORSP staff in the Fogler Library Classroom for a workshop on finding funding for faculty research and grant-supported projects. Topics will include the grant submission process at UMaine, strategies for matching your research or scholarly interests with potential funders, hands-on searching of two key funding databases available through Fogler Library, and more. The workshop will take place Monday, December 15, 1:00-2:30 pm. To register please RSVP to Jen Bonnet via email <email@example.com>. Seating is limited.
C. HOT TOPICS: SCHOLARLY INFORMATION ON STORIES IN THE NEWS
Fogler subject librarians create "Hot Topics" guides <http://umaine.beta.libguides.com/c.php?g=109386> to help students begin research on areas currently in the news. The latest addition to the collection is a guide on Ebola virus disease. Other recent guides address cyber security, the 2014 elections, health insurance, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the rising cost of higher education, and Syria/ISIS.
Are you ready to start self-archiving in DigitalCommons@UMaine <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/>? Learn how easy it is to create an account and receive permissions to upload your full text work by visiting the DigitalCommons@UMaine Tutorial <http://umaine.beta.libguides.com/dc_tutorial>. View the 90-second video or follow the step-by-step text instructions complete with hot links to the webpages you’ll need to access. Questions? Contact Kim Sawtelle at 581.1692 or by FirstClass <firstname.lastname@example.org> or your library subject specialist <http://library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm>.
Did you know it is possible to automatically synch your SelectedWorks account with DigitalCommons@UMaine <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/>, eliminating duplication of effort when self-archiving your scholarly publications? Learn more by contacting Kim Sawtelle at 581.1692 or by FirstClass <email@example.com> or your library subject specialist <http://library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm>.
A. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS CONTRIBUTES TO CAZDEN WEBSITE
Fogler's Special Collections department has contributed digitized recordings to a website commemorating the career of Norman Cazden <http://www.normancazden.com/>.
Cazden taught at UMaine from 1969 until his death in 1980. His courses included the history of music, music in the Romantic era, 20th century music, modal counterpoint, tonal counterpoint, composition, piano, and the psychology of music. His research topics included the psychology of acoustics, the psychology of aesthetics, and the psychology of musical taste. For more information about Fogler’s collection of Cazden's professional papers, musical scores, and audio recordings, see (or visit) <http://www.library.umaine.edu/speccoll/FindingAids/Cazden.htm>.
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