Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 12-1-2020
Help Planning Your Spring Courses, Getting Started with QGIS, Winter Book Bingo
- Help Planning Your Spring Courses
- Getting Started with QGIS
- Winter Book Bingo Now Available
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. Help Planning Your Spring Courses
As you reflect on the fall semester and start thinking about spring courses, Fogler librarians are available to help you save time planning your curricula.
If you want to explore new ways to implement library resources or information literacy training in your courses, get in touch with your subject specialist for a consultation. Your subject specialist can work with you to develop readings or coursework specific to your field or discipline
2. Getting Started with QGIS
December 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Online via Zoom
This short hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to QGIS and cover topics such as adding and creating geospatial data, building maps, and editing and sharing geospatial data. The workshop is designed for new and beginner GIS users. Basic computer skills are required.
To attend this workshop, please RSVP online.
About the Presenter
Tony Guay is a Remote Sensing Specialist with the Wheatland Geospatial Lab in the School of Forest Resources at the University of Maine. Tony provides remote sensing and geospatial training to stakeholders in Maine’s forest sector, including industry professionals, small woodland owners, and conservation partners. He supports geospatial science teaching and research efforts in SFR, and is responsible for outreach and coordination with various stakeholders throughout the state. Tony is a founding member of the Maine Geospatial Institute (MGI) and serves on its Executive Committee. MGI is a statewide collaboration across the University of Maine System for workforce development, education, and research in geospatial science.
3. Winter Book Bingo Now Available
If you or your families want a fun way to choose winter reading material, please join Fogler Library for Winter Book Bingo. To participate, download your bingo card from our website, and submit your completed card by January 25, 2021. Participants will be entered into a drawing for UMaine prizes. Open to all staff, faculty, and students at UMaine.