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Fogler Library News Service

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
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Monday, August 10, 2011 --

SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Digital Commons
    B. Summer Workshop Series

2. Services
    A. Contact for Arranging Library Reserves for your Courses
    B. Library Instruction Sessions

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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. DIGITAL COMMONS
We are pleased to announce that Fogler Library has acquired the Digital Commons, institutional repository software. Further announcements will be forthcoming. For more information, contact Karen Stewart <karen.stewart@umit.maine.edu> at the Dean's Office.

B. SUMMER WORKSHOPS
Fogler Library’s Summer Workshop series begins on August 16th. Sessions include Adobe Suite training and EndNote. The full schedule is posted at < http://www.library.umaine.edu/newmedia/> To register or for more information contact Gretchen Gfeller at 581-1696 or email <gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu>.

2. SERVICES
A. CONTACT FOR ARRANGING LIBRARY RESERVES FOR YOUR COURSES
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: <reserve@umit.maine.edu> or phone: 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: <http://library.umaine.edu/reserves/default.htm>.

B. LIBRARY INSTRUCTION SESSIONS
As classes get underway we want to remind you that librarians in the Reference and Science & Engineering departments at Fogler are available to provide instructional sessions for your students. These sessions can cover specific databases, or a variety of research materials, that will aid your students in their class work. For Humanities and Social Science disciplines, contact Nancy Lewis: <nancy.lewis@umit.maine.edu> or 581-3613; for Science and Engineering disciplines, contact Jim Bird: <jim.bird@umit.maine.edu> or 581-1697.

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Please send comments or requests for more information on news items to Gretchen Gfeller, 207-581-1696 <gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu> or Nancy Curtis, 207-581-1679  <nancy.curtis@umit.maine.edu>.  Newsletters are also posted and archived at <www.library.umaine.edu/librarynews>. If you would prefer not to receive future issues of this news service by e-mail, please send a message to: <librarynews@library.umaine.edu >


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