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What online resources are available to me?

Fogler Library provides millions of online resources that you can access from anywhere with an internet connection. These online resources include: More than 200 guides including course guides, Hot Topics guides, subject guides, general-purpose guides, and tutorials provided by our Reference Librarians Approximately 300 research databases containing millions of articles More than 140,000 online journals […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 3-31-2020

In this issue Getting Print Books from Fogler Library Browse Special Collections in DigitalCommons@UMaine Daily Research Drop-ins on Zoom Featured Resource: Popular Ebooks, Audiobooks, Magazines, & Streaming Video The Maine InfoNet Download Library is a collection of downloadable audiobooks and e-books supported by public, academic, and school library members. Audiobooks and e-books are available to authenticated patrons of […]

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Are laptops and devices available?

UMaine students who need laptops or other devices held by Fogler Library can arrange to pick-up and borrow these until May 8th, 2020. Send your request via email to um.library.circ@maine.edu Include the 14-digit number located directly beneath your MaineCard barcode. We will contact you for pick-up instructions. Supplies are limited.

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Browse Special Collections in DigitalCommons@UMaine

A specific portion of DigitalCommons@UMaine includes digital versions of materials in Fogler Library’s Special Collections Department. This page, Browse Special Collections, is a jumping off point for viewing materials on the History of Maine Fisheries, Maine Bicentennial, Maine Environmental Collection, Maine Government Documents and Town Reports, a wide range of items on Maine History, Maine […]

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Maine History Journal Online

Our colleagues at the Maine Historical Society and the Department of History at the University of Maine have been working to make their scholarly journal, Maine History, available to everyone online.  A subscription to Maine History is one of the benefits of membership in MHS, and members have had access to digital articles for some […]

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How do I return books to the library while it’s closed?

If you have a book nearing its due date, please note that we are extending all due dates to May 15 automatically. If public health concerns require us to extend that due date further, we will do so. With that in mind, here are some basic guidelines for returning books to Fogler Library while it […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 3-25-2020

In this issue Reference Librarian Assistance New Databases Available Temporarily Electronic Reserve Materials for Your Courses Resources Available through Interlibrary Loan Daily Research Drop-ins on Zoom Library Support for Faculty and Students Raymond H. Fogler Library is committed to serving the University of Maine community as best as possible throughout the disruption caused by the […]

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Eliza Allen’s Story

Desiree’s new favorite is the story of Eliza Allen of Eastport, Maine, who published a memoir in 1851 of many adventures, including disguising herself as a man to serve during the Mexican-American War. An original copy of the publication, The Female volunteer, or, The life, and wonderful adventures of Miss Eliza Allen, a young lady […]

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Maine Women During the Depression and World War II Collection Now Online

The Maine Women During the Depression and World War II Collection is now available online. This collection, part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History (NAFOH), began with the research of Rita Breton as part of her graduate work in history at the University of Maine.  Breton conducted approximately twenty interviews with Maine […]

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Song Dong Nai River Aerial Photograph

Paul discovered that a portion of the aerial photographs recently donated by Sewall Company include flight paths over Vietnam from the era of the late 1960s. His new favorite is this one, Song Dong Nai River, Bien Hoa, South Vietnam, February 10, 1966. This image is available for download, and many other photographs are being […]

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