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Fogler Library Newsletter

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, December 10, 2014 --

 SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Historical Atlas of Maine
    B. Extended Hours for Finals Week
    C. Faculty Book Publishing Exhibit

2. Services
    A. DigitalCommons@UMaine

3. Collections
    A. Popular Reading Ebooks and Audiobooks
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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    A. HISTORICAL ATLAS OF MAINE
A new geographical and historical interpretation of Maine, from the end of the last ice age to the year 2000, culminates a 15-year scholarly project led by University of Maine researchers. The Historical Atlas of Maine, will be celebrated in a book launch event on December 11 from 3:30-5 pm at the Buchanan Alumni House. The folio-size atlas is edited by UMaine historian Richard Judd and UMaine geographer Stephen Hornsby, with cartography by Michael Hermann. University of Maine Press, a division of Fogler Library, published the volume. More information at <https://umaine.edu/news/blog/2014/11/24/discovering-maine>.

    B. EXTENDED HOURS FOR FINALS WEEK
Extended hours for Finals week begin Wednesday, December 10 and continue until Thursday, December 18. The library will close early, at 5 pm, on Friday, December 19. Full schedule is available on our Hours page <http://www.library.umaine.edu/about/hours.htm#fall_finals>.

    C. FACULTY BOOK PUBLISHING EXHIBIT
Fogler Library is currently exhibiting books published by University of Maine faculty in 2014. The physical display is located on the 1st floor of Fogler Library, in the hallway between the front entrance and the Information Commons. A digital version of the exhibit can be found online at: <http://www.library.umaine.edu/displays/FacBooks2014.htm>.

2. SERVICES
    A. DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
Since 2012, DigitalCommons@UMaine has delivered nearly 480,000 full-text downloads worldwide. Thirty-six percent of downloads were related to student research while thirty percent of downloads came from faculty and staff full-text articles. The final third of downloads were largely connected to Maine-based research published by academic journals, Maine Folklife Center, and Fogler Library Special Collections. Learn about uploading your original research by visiting our online tutorial at <http://umaine.beta.libguides.com/DCself_archive>.

3. COLLECTIONS
    A. POPULAR READING EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS
Looking for some light reading over the Break? Fiction and non-fiction ebooks and audiobooks are ready to download to your e-reader – all for free from the Maine InfoNet Download Library. Mystery, history, sci-fi, biography, and more are just a few clicks away. Access the Maine InfoNet Download Library at <http://download.maineinfonet.org>.

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Distributed by Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
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