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-- Wednesday, September 2, 2009--

1. Services
    A. Fogler Library On the Move
    B. Contact for Arranging Library Reserves for Your Courses

 We spent the summer making changes and improvements to the Library, some of them in response students' suggestions.
Popular Reading Area – A new Popular Reading area has been created at the south end of the Reserve Reading Room. Our popular reading Baker and Taylor books, Detective fiction collection (formerly shelved in the Oakes Room), and current newspapers have been moved to the first range of shelves as you enter the room from the Info Commons. There is a clipboard on the center shelf where you can suggest books for purchase.
 More seating and study tables have been added to the area on the second floor vacated by the Media Resource Center. There are now 8 tables in this room. All of the tables have adjacent electrical outlets.
 Media Resource Center – The Media Resource Center has moved to the first floor and merged with our Circulation department. This offers users a single service point for checking out materials. A new office area for Circulation/Reserve staff has been added at the north end of the Reserve Reading Room.
 Learning Material Center – The Learning Materials Center is now the Learning Materials Collection. Materials will remain in the same area and are open for browsing and check out. However, there is no longer a service desk. For reference assistance, contact the Reference Desk at (581-1673). For other general questions, contact the Circulation dept (581-1666)
 Periodicals – Social Science and Humanities current print periodicals shelved in the Reserve Reading Room on the first floor have moved to the President’s Room on the second floor and merged with the Science and Engineering periodicals. All the journals are shelved in a single alphabetical order.

 Peter Altmann is the Library specialist to whom you can submit general queries, and who will assist with forms and requirements, and troubleshoot issues for you regarding Library course reserves. Email: or phone: 207-581-1641.
 The Library offers hardcopy and electronic reserves (e-reserves). E-reserves provide 24/7 access to course material and your home pages via the URSUS catalog. Website for further information on Library course reserves:

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