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Fogler Library Newsletter

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


1. Announcements
    A. Fogler Fall Film Festival
    B. Finding External Funding for Faculty: Fall Workshops
    C. Guide to Open Access

2. Services
    A. DigitalCommons@UMaine
    B. Document Delivery Service


Once again, the Fogler Fall Film Festival will highlight recent documentaries the library has acquired. The films will be shown at 7:00 pm, in the CETA Classroom, and the schedule follows. For questions, please contact Nancy Lewis on FirstClass.
September 23 - Five Broken Cameras. A first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements.
September 30 - How to Lose Your Virginity. Filmmaker Therese Shechter uses her own path out of "virginity" to reveal the myths and misconceptions behind this so-called precious gift.
October 7 - Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle. The surreal, tragicomic story of the battle over what would be America's largest clean energy project.
October 21 - Thy Will Be Done: A Transsexual Woman's Journey through Family and Faith.
October 28 - The New Black. How the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights.

Looking to boost your grant-seeking skills? Interested in the grant submission processes at the University of Maine? Join Jason Charland (OVPR), Jen Bonnet (Fogler), and ORSP staff in the CETA Room of Fogler Library for a workshop on finding funding for faculty research and grant-supported projects. Topics will include the grant submission process at UMaine, strategies for matching your research or scholarly interests with potential funders, hands-on searching of two key funding databases available through Fogler Library, and more. Workshops will take place Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 2:00-3:30pm, and Monday, December 15, 1:00-2:30pm. Both sessions will cover the same content. To register for one of these workshops, please RSVP to Jen Bonnet via email <>. Seating is limited.

Fogler Library has launched a new informational guide about Open Access and DigitalCommons@UMaine <>, the University's Open Access Institutional Repository. The new guide includes definitions of terms related to Open Access, informational videos about DigitalCommons@UMaine and authors’ copyright retention, as well as links to information about federal regulations that mandate Open Access archiving of outcomes and peer-reviewed articles resulting from federally funded research. Questions regarding the new guide? Contact Kim Sawtelle at <>.

During August 2014, the University of Maine ranked among the top 10 most popular institutions in eight discipline commons in the Digital Commons Network including: Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Education; Medicine and Health Sciences; Life Sciences; Arts and Humanities; Engineering; Business; and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Among the top 10 most downloaded papers is William S. Harwood’s, “Gun Control: State Versus Federal Regulation of Firearms” <>, published in the Maine Policy Review, available in DigitalCommons@UMaine <>. Learn how self-archiving your research increases its scholarly impact. Contact Kim Sawtelle at 207-581-1692 or <> or your library subject specialist <>.

B. Document Delivery Service
University of Maine faculty, staff, and graduate students may use the document delivery service to obtain PDF copies of journal articles or book chapters held by Fogler Library. Document Delivery staff will post a scanned PDF of the item(s) to the requester's ILLiad account. Requests may be made through your ILLiad account by using the appropriate request form in the Document Delivery menu for either an Article or Book Chapter request. For more information, contact Greg Curtis at <>.

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