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FOGLER LIBRARY NEWS SERVICE
Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, October 17, 2007 --


 
SUMMARY
1.  Events
    A. October 24 - A Celebration of Writers and Community
2. Databases
    A. Trial of Cold Spring Harbor Protocols Database Through Dec. 31, 2007
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1.   EVENTS
A.  A CLEBRATION OF WRITERS AND COMMUNITY
    Wednesday October 24, 2007  - A Celebration of Writers and Community: a tribute to poet Philip Booth and Echoes magazine, 3:00-4:00 pm, Special Collections, third floor, Fogler Library.  Readings of selected Booth poems followed by a discussion of the role of community in Echoes magazine.  Free.
  For more information contact: Gretchen Gfeller E-Mail: gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu Voice: 581-1696.
 
2.  DATABASES
A. TRIAL OF COLD SPRING HARBOR PROTOCOLS DATABASE THROUGH DEC. 31, 2007
   Fogler Library currently has a trial to the Cold Spring Harbor Protocols database, ending Dec. 31, 2007. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols is a definitive, interactive source of new and classic research techniques. The database is fully searchable by keyword and subject, and it has many novel feature -- such as discussion forums and personal folder -- made possible by online publication. Its coverage includes cell and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, and imaging. Protocols are presented step-by-step and edited in the style that has made Molecular Cloning, Antibodies, Cells and many other CSH manuals essential to the work of scientists worldwide. Protocols will be continuously expanded, updated, and annotated by the originators and users of the techniques.
   Access the trial at www.library.umaine.edu/colldev/trials.htm. Please send feedback regarding the database to Jim Bird, Head, Science & Engineering Center, Fogler Library jim.bird@umit.maine.edu or 581-1697).

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