Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 9-7-2021
UMaine Publications on Digital Commons, Additional JSTOR collections, Grant Workshops and Training Opportunities
- UMaine Publications on Digital Commons
- Additional JSTOR collections available through June 30, 2022
- Grant Workshops and Training Opportunities
Featured Resource: Electronic Theses and Dissertations
The University of Maine Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) project is a joint effort of Fogler Library and the Graduate School. This online collection features the final theses and dissertations approved by the Graduate School of the University of Maine.
1. UMaine Publications on Digital Commons
Digitized back issues of publications from the Division of Marketing and Communications including UMaine Today, Maine Perspective, and UMaine press releases have recently been added to UMaine’s institutional repository, Digital Commons at UMaine. These resources outline key events, news, and research projects that have occurred throughout UMaine’s history.
2. Additional JSTOR collections available through June 30, 2022
Several collections from JSTOR are available for UMaine patrons until June 30, 2022. The collections include:
- Sustainability, a wide range of journals, ebooks, and more than 5,400 Open Access research reports in the field of sustainability.
- Security Studies, a wide range of journals, ebooks, and approximately 20,000 Open Access research reports in the field of security studies.
- Lives of Literature provides online full-text access to more than 100 literature e-journals not covered in other JSTOR collections, including UMaine’s Paideuma. The title list can be found here. Journals are available via a title search from Ejournals@UMaine.
- JSTOR Primary Sources, which includes
- Global Plants
- Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa
- World Heritage Sites: Africa
- 19th Century British Pamphlets
You can access these JSTOR collections through the database trials page on our website.
3. Grant Workshops and Training Opportunities
Fogler Library and the Office of Research Development sponsor grant workshops and training throughout the academic year.
At the “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics” workshop, participants will:
- search for grants in PIVOT
- analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals
- learn grant writing basics
Upcoming Grants 101 workshop dates:
- Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 10am-12pm via Zoom. RSVP here.
- Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 10am-12pm via Zoom. RSVP here.
Fogler Library and the Office of Research Development will also host the Finding Funding Challenge on December 13-17, 2021. Each day, for five days, you will receive an email with tasks designed to build your grantseeking skills. You will learn how to effectively and efficiently find funding opportunities tailored to your creative and scholarly interests, strategically read a request for proposals, and make your grant proposal a standout. RSVP here.