FOGLER LIBRARY NEWS SERVICE
Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library
-- Wednesday, September 23, 2009--
A.Interlibrary Loan Services
B. WRDS: New Database and Screencast
A. Designing the Maine Landscape
A. INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICES
The Interlibrary Loan Borrowing Office assisted over 200 faculty members with their requests for interlibrary loan materials by obtaining more than 700 books and 1900 articles in FY '09. We're always happy to hear from you with any comments or questions you might have about Interlibrary Loan services. Please contact Susan Buzzell at 581-1674 or <email@example.com>.
B. WRDS DATABASE AND SCREENCAST
Now available to faculty, research assistants, and graduate students, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) offers access to a range of specialized business databases. Resources available include Compustat North America (last 20 years), CRSP (The Center for Research in Security Prices), and a dozen other business databases. A tutorial on access and help options is available here
<http://www.library.umaine.edu/social/screencasts/wrds/wrds.htm >. For further help, contact the Business Reference Librarian Stephen Fadel at 581-3610 or email <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
A.DESIGNING THE MAINE LANDSCAPE
On October 22nd, the Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, Raymond H. Fogler Library, and the University Bookstore will host “Designing the Maine Landscape,” an event that brings together authors and speakers to share stories of historic architecture and landscape design projects within the state of Maine. This event will be held in the Wells Conference Center from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Event organizers were inspired by the recently published book, Designing the Maine Landscape, a collaborative effort between the Maine Olmsted Alliance and Down East Books, co-written by Theresa Mattor and Lucie Teegarden. The authors will share the day with a focus on the University of Maine, whose Campus Planning Committee members have been working on strategic landscape planning for the University. Other speakers include Greg Havens, a principal at Sasaki Associates, who worked with the Campus Planning Committee to create the Campus Master Plan, Malcolm Collins from WBRC Architects and Earle Shettleworth, State Historian and Director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission. An event registration fee of $10.00 will cover lunch featuring Maine ingredients. For more information and to register for the event, please contact Kathleen McIntyre at <email@example.com> or 207-581-1541.
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