Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 2-18-2020

New Finding Aids for the University Archive, Publish or Perish? A Graduate Student’s Guide to Publishing, Hot Topics: Elections Guide

In this issue

  1. New Finding Aids for the University Archive
  2. Publish or Perish? A Graduate Student’s Guide to Publishing
  3. Hot Topics: Elections Guide

Featured Resource: EBook Central
ProQuest’s Academic Complete database on the EBook Central platform is a collection of more than 130,000 scholarly ebooks from leading publishers, including university presses. All titles in Academic Complete are available to University of Maine System users for online reading. Most titles can be downloaded in full or by chapter; print options vary due to publishers’ licensing restrictions.

1. New Finding Aids for the University Archive

More finding aids for University of Maine records held by Fogler Library have been added to the finding aid page on Digital Commons. The most recent finding aids are for the papers of former faculty members Cecil John Reynolds and Waldo M. Libbey and records from the Chemistry Department and Continuing Education Division. Matthew Revitt (, Special Collections and Maine Shared Collection Librarian, is currently processing the papers of University of Maine professors David C. Smith and Jerome J. Nadelhaft.

2. Publish or Perish? A Graduate Student’s Guide to Publishing
Thursday, March 5, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1

Join faculty and graduate students from across disciplines to discuss what to consider when publishing, what to watch out for, who to consult in the process, how to respond to reviews, and tips for reaching audiences and gaining visibility of one’s work. Panelists include:

  • Brie Berry, PhD candidate in Anthropology and Environmental Policy
  • Elisabeth Kilroy, PhD Candidate in Biomedical Science and Engineering
  • Jacquelyn Gill,  Associate Professor of Paleoecology and Plant Ecology
  • Shaleen Jain, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Leah Hakkola, Assistant Professor of Higher Education
  • Dylan Dryer,  Associate Professor of Composition Studies in the Department of English

All are welcome. Please bring your insights and questions! This workshop will also be available via Zoom. Sponsored by Fogler Library and the Graduate School.

3. Hot Topics: Elections Guide

Published by the Reference and Information Literacy Department at Fogler Library, the Hot Topics: Elections Guide provides useful information on voting in the United States. The guide includes background information on voting and voting trends as well as practical information about voting or registering to vote in the upcoming election.

The guide also features helpful resources about local, state, and federal elections, including the Presidential Primary and Special State Referendum Election on March 3, 2020.