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Fogler Library Newsletter

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, September 25, 2013 --

SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Sedges of Maine: A Field Guide to Cyperaceae
    B. Maine – Beyond the Usual
2. Collections
    A. SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO)
3. Services
    A. DigitalCommons@UMaine
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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. SEDGES OF MAINE: A FIELD GUIDE TO CYPERACEAE
Matt Arsenault and Glen Mittelhauser will join us on Tuesday, October 8th at 3:00 pm in the University Club for a presentation about "Sedges of Maine: A Field Guide to Cyperaceae" by Matt Arsenault, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Don Cameron, Alison C. Dibble, Arthur Haines, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published by the University Press. "Sedges are important components of Maine’s biodiversity and natural heritage. Over 25% of the sedge species in Maine are of conservation concern, yet sedges are ubiquitous in many habitats across the landscape...Sedges of Maine is a fully-illustrated guide to all species, subspecies, and extant hybrids in the Cyperaceae family that occur in Maine." For more information contact Gretchen Gfeller on FirstClass or call 581-1696.

B. MAINE–BEYOND THE USUAL
On Thursday, October 10th at 3:00 pm John and Marisue Pickering will be in Special Collections at Fogler Library to talk about their book, "Maine - Beyond the Usual." Written by the couple with photographs by John Pickering, "Maine - Beyond the Usual" includes essays, photographs, and resources that take travelers to 50 of Maine’s “beyond the usual” parks, monuments, churches, bridges, sculptures, museums, and more. For more information contact Gretchen Gfeller on FirstClass or call 581-1696.

2. COLLECTIONS
A. SAGE RESEARCH METHODS ONLINE (SRMO)
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a web-based research methods tool with content from over 600 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks, the entire “Little Green Book,” and “Little Blue Book” series, selected journal articles, and videos. Researchers can explore methods and concepts to help them design research projects, understand a particular method or identify a new method, and write up their research. Access this resource via <http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp>. For more information, contact Nancy Lewis at <nancy.lewis@umit.maine.edu> or call 581-3613.

3. SERVICES
A. DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
DigitalCommons@UMaine <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/> experienced 10,527 full-text downloads during August 2013. The top faculty publication with 208 downloads was “Data Analysis Using Item Response Theory Methodology: An Introduction to Selected Programs and Applications” <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/psy_facpub/20>, by Geoffrey L. Thorpe and Andrej Favia. For information about how to upload your own articles to UMaine’s institutional repository, contact Kim Sawtelle at <kimberly.sawtelle@umit.maine.edu> or your library subject specialist <http://library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm>.
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