BrowZine Journal Interface Now Available

BrowZine is a web or mobile application that allows users to browse, read, and monitor journals available through Fogler Library. With BrowZine, you can read scholarly journals in a format that is optimized for tablets and create a personal bookshelf of your favorite journals.

You can access BrowZine through Fogler Library’s website. Contact Nancy Lewis if you have any questions.

2016 UMaine Faculty Books Display

Throughout the month of January, Fogler Library is showcasing books that were published by UMaine faculty in 2016. Authors come from fields as diverse as Biology, Business, Clinical Psychology, Communication and Journalism, Cooperative Extension, English Literature, Engineering, Francophone Literature, Nursing, Political Science, Social Work, and Sociology. Visit the 1st-floor exhibit in Fogler Library, in the hallway between the front entrance and the Information Commons.

Visit the 1st-floor exhibit in Fogler Library, in the hallway between the front entrance and the Information Commons.

Unable to visit in person? See what’s on display here.

 

Therapy Dog Visits!

Therapy Dog Visits in December at Fogler Library

Do you know someone at UMaine who will want to visit with the dogs? The dogs will be in the Reserve Reading Room (first floor) of Fogler Library on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, December 6, from 2pm-4pm
Wednesday, December 7, from 12pm-2pm
Monday, December 12, from 12pm-2pm

 

Introduction to R for Data Analysis and Visualization

This seminar offers new users a hands-on introduction to R, a dynamic, broadly applicable, free, open source programming language. The focus is on fundamentals useful to all disciplines. Additional topics may include text mining, machine learning, agent-based modeling, spatial analysis, and app development. No prior experience with R or programming required.Since space is limited, RSVP to Nancy R. Curtis. Thursday, November 17, from 6-8pm in the Fogler Library Classroom.

Hot Topics: Native American Rights & the Dakota Access Pipeline

The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which is in progress, would Defend the Sacred bannerdisturb sacred burial grounds and impact the water rights of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Extensive protests at the site have made national news.

Library Book Club: Graphic Novels

Graphic Novel panelAre you a fan of Saga, The Sandman, Nimona, Maus, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, American Born Chinese, and other stories told through words and images? Then come to the Fogler Library Book Club, where we’ll be talking about graphic novels and sharing recommendations for graphic novels we love! You don’t need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in graphic novels.
Date and Location: Library Classroom, Fogler Library, 11/2/16 from 7-8 PM

Books in My Life: Reading that Transforms

Dr. François G. Amar
Dr. François G. Amar

In this series, members of the UMaine community will speak about their experience of reading, their awakening as readers, their past and current best books (and maybe even their worst reads). They’ll venture far outside their scholarly fields and bring us into the world of their personal reading.  The first event will feature Dr. François G. Amar, Dean of the Honors College.  Contact: Mel Johnson with any questions. Time and location: Wednesday October 26th, 7pm, Library Classroom.

Stephen King: New Book Launch

Hearts in Suspension cover

Stephen King will launch his newest book, Hearts in Suspension, at the University of Maine on Nov. 7 with a reading of the book and discussion of his student days at UMaine during the turbulent Vietnam War era.

Library Book Club: Horror Fiction

Can’t get enough of Feed, Horns, World War Z, Dracula, Carrie, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and other terrifying, bonechilling tales? Come to the Fogler Library Book Club, where we’ll be talking about horror fiction and sharing Horror Fictionrecommendations for horror books we love! You don’t need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in horror stories. Date and Location: Library Classroom, Fogler Library, 10/19/16 from 7-8 PM

Coding is for Everyone

woman at computerThis workshop will provide attendees with introductory knowledge of HTML, CSS, and front end web programming, and also demonstrate the importance of familiarity with coding concepts for life in the 21st century. By the end of this workshop, attendees will have built their first webpage. First time coders are encouraged to attend!

Presenter Bio: Rod O’Connor is a graduate student at the University of Maine, where he is pursuing a master’s degree in information systems, and works as a database administrator for the United Way of Eastern Maine. Time and place: Thursday, October 13, from 6-8pm in the Library Classroom.