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Fogler Library Newsletter

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, October 2, 2013 --


SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Fogler Film Series
    B. Sedges of Maine: A Field Guide to Cyperaceae
    C. Maine – Beyond the Usual
2. Services
    A. DigitalCommons@UMaine
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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    A. FOGLER FILM SERIES
The film "Inside Islam" will be shown Tuesday, October 8th, at 7:00 pm, in the first floor CETA Classroom. Members of the Muslim Student Association will lead the discussion after the film.

    B. 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.

    C. 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. SERVICES
    A. DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
Out of 659 academic disciplines from 303 institutions worldwide, University of Maine ranks among the top institutions in the areas of Life Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Engineering, and Business. Is your research among the over 778,000 works currently available in the Digital Commons Network? For information about how to upload your original work to DigitalCommons@UMaine <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/>, 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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