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Fogler Library News Service

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
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Monday, August 31, 2011 --

SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Text a Librarian
2. Services
    A. Research Consultation Area
3. Collections
    A. Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. TEXT A LIBRARIAN
Fogler Library has a new text a librarian service. Text the word BEAR to 66746 to send us your questions.

2. SERVICES
A. RESEARCH CONSULTATION AREA
Our Research Consultation Area, located on the 1st floor in the Information Commons, is used by Fogler librarians, the Writing Center, and the Tutor Program for individual or small group assistance, generally on a by-appointment basis. For more information call 581-1673.

3. COLLECTIONS
A. ROPER CENTER FOR PUBLIC OPINION RESEARCH
The library is pleased to announce access to the Roper Center public opinion data archives, which comprise the largest collection of polls anywhere in the world. Please link from our Indexes and Databases page at <http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/indexes.asp>.
The University of Maine's membership includes iPOLL, a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935. Also included is on-demand access to the datasets required to conduct bivariate and multivariate analyses on archived surveys using RoperExpress.
For assistance with the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research resources, please contact Nancy Lewis at <nancy.lewis@umit.maine.edu> or 581-3613 or contact the Reference department <http://www.library.umaine.edu/reference/>.

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