Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 10-10-18

Patent and Trademark Resource Center Conference, Python for Beginners Workshop, Guide to Browzine

In this issue:

  1. Patent and Trademark Resource Center Conference
  2. Python for Beginners Workshop
  3. Guide to Browzine

1. Patent and Trademark Resource Center Conference
Date & Time: Tuesday, October 16, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

There is still space available for the PTRC conference on October 16. Drop-ins are welcome but pre-registration is recommended. Refreshments and lunch voucher will be provided.

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of our Patent and Trademark Resource Center, we invite you to join us for a one-day conference featuring a range of informational sessions about intellectual property. Topics covered will include:

  • An overview of Intellectual Property
  • How to conduct a patent search
  • How to conduct a trademark search
  • How to avoid invention scams
  • A local resource panel of business and innovation experts

The full agenda is available online. Please feel free to contact Rachel Knapp ( directly with any questions.

2. Python for Beginners Workshop
Date & Time: Thursday, October 18, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Fogler Library Classroom 1

Python is one of the most versatile, powerful, and popular programming languages in the world. Thousands of businesses — including Google, YouTube, and Dropbox — have used Python in real-world applications. From web development to data visualization, learning Python will give you an in-demand skill that you can put to immediate use.

This workshop is designed as an introduction to programming in Python. Even if you have no experience in coding, you can use this workshop as an introduction to the vast possibilities of programming in a popular, useful language.

If you would prefer to attend online instead, please contact

About the Presenter
Curtis Meadow is a professional software developer with over 30 years of experience. He has an MS in Computer Science from the University of Maine and has taught computer science since 1991. Curtis specializes in the design and development of databases and information management systems in a wide range of domains. His teaching experience includes courses in programming languages, assembly language, and computer architecture.

3. Guide to Browzine

BrowZine is a tool that allows users to browse, read, monitor, and share articles for many Fogler Library journal titles. This tool allows you to:

  • Easily access many full-text journal articles through Fogler Library
  • Create a personal bookshelf of your “go-to” journals for fast access
  • Save articles in personalized collections
  • Get alerts when new journal issues are published
  • Send articles to citation management or note taking programs
  • Share links with others by email, Facebook or Twitter

Contact Nancy Lewis ( with any questions.