Fogler Plus Newsletter – April 16, 2024

What’s “Fogler Plus”? Raymond H. Fogler LibraryMerrill Library in Machias, Maine InfoNet, and the University of Maine Press provide library collections and related services under the direction of the University of Maine Dean of Libraries. We’ve renamed this newsletter to better reflect all Fogler Plus news and initiatives.

In This Issue:

  • Salon – Up in Smoke: Myths & Facts about Cannabis
  • New Administrative Coordinator & Assistant Financial Manager
  • Featured Resource: Birds of the World

Up in Smoke: Myths & Facts about Cannabis

Let’s talk weed! Please join the Counseling Center, Student Wellness Resource Center, and our expert panelists on Thursday, Aprill 18, 2024 at 6:30 pm in The Salon or via Zoom for a lively discussion about cannabis – myths, facts, and how cannabis impacts your brain and mental health. This salon will be moderated by Angela Fileccia, LCSW, Director of the Counseling Center, and Kevin Hudson, MA, Student Wellness Educator and include panelists Robert Glover, PhD, Political Science & Honors; John Hudak, Director, Maine Office of Cannabis Policy; Krutika Rathod, Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology; and Peter Sparks, PhD, Department of Psychology. This is a hybrid event and will not be recorded. Refreshments will be served. The Salon Series was made possible by Fogler Library, the UMaine Counseling Center, and the Student Wellness Resource Center.

New Administrative Coordinator and Assistant Financial Manager

Please join us in welcoming Rosie Seaber to the Fogler Plus Team as our very first Administrative Coordinator & Assistant Financial Manager. Rosie comes to us from the Office of Financial Planning & Analysis and before that, the Division of Marketing and Communications. Her first day will be Monday, April 22, 2024.

Featured Resource: Birds of the World

Birds of the World is a research database bringing together scholarly content from four major works of ornithology [Birds of North America, The Handbook of Birds of the World, Neotropical Birds, and Bird Families of the World,] millions of bird observations from eBird and multimedia content from the Macaulay Library into a single platform where biologists and birders can explore comprehensive life history information on birds. Birds of the World presents a vast array of information about every species, subspecies, and family of the world’s birds. Accounts include images, sounds, and videos as well as illustrations, maps, animations, and authoritative text from all of the component projects