Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 3-2-2021

Writing a Research Abstract Workshop, Technology Equipment for Faculty, Library Research 101 Guide

  1. Writing a Research Abstract Workshop
  2. Technology Equipment for Faculty
  3. Library Research 101 Guide

Featured Resource: Health & Wellness Resource Center

This comprehensive consumer health resource provides accurate, authoritative information on a range of health-related issues including diseases, disorders, traditional and alternative therapies, and hot topics. Offering a range of sources of reliable health information including full-text articles from Nursing and Allied Health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more. Content is added daily to ensure that students receive the most current answers, and the modern interface makes browsing and searching intuitive and easy.

1. Writing a Research Abstract
March 3, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Online via Zoom

Fogler Library will host an online workshop on writing a research abstract with an emphasis on the UMaine Student Symposium’s guidelines. Attendees will learn how to perfect their abstract, beginning with an overview of abstract-writing tips and followed by group activities for practice. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own abstracts for peer review (if time allows).

This workshop will be particularly beneficial for students participating in the UMaine Student Symposium in April. Please share this event with any of your students who may be interested.

About the Speaker
Ally Hammond is a graduate student in the Master of Social Work program, where she is currently conducting research on the opioid epidemic. She also works at the Graduate School and has previously worked at the Office of Research Development.

2. Technology Equipment for Faculty

Fogler Library has technology equipment available for faculty to support remote teaching. The equipment includes microphones, webcams, cell phone tripods, voice amplifiers, and more. Faculty may borrow this equipment for extended periods based on their teaching needs.

Please visit our website for a full list of technology equipment available through Fogler Library. To reserve equipment or arrange a pickup, please contact our Circulation Department (

3. Library Research 101 Guide

Library Research 101 provides users with an introduction to common research and academic terminology, as well as best practices for developing research questions, topics, and theses. Published by our Reference and Information Literacy Department, Library Research 101 was designed to help students who are new to library research or who are beginning more sustained research projects.

Please share this guide with any students who may benefit from an introduction to library resources or to the research process.