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Nearly 700 Boxes Accessed This Year

So far during 2019, researchers have accessed 689 boxes of manuscript material in the Special Collections & Archives Department of Fogler Library.  The highest use month was February, when 36 different researchers accessed 146 boxes during that month alone.  Projects that lead researchers into the archives include work on class projects, theses, books (both fiction […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 12-11-2019

In this issue New UMaine Finding Aids Available Hour of Code Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics 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 […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 12-4-2019

In this issue Including Information Literacy Curriculum in Your Courses Hour of Code Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics Featured Resource: Maine Town Reports Full-text searchable reports from forty-two towns are available. The ongoing project currently represents a range of geographic, cultural and business interests across all sixteen counties in the state. The focus has been […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 11-19-2019

In this issue Finding Films to Use in Your Courses Arranging Library Reserves for Your Courses NaNoWriMo Write-Ins at Fogler Library Featured Resource: Fakes News and Misinformation Guide Fake News is a recent term for an old phenomenon: misinformation. Fake News has become much more prevalent due to the spread of social media and our […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 11-12-2019

In this issue Including Information Literacy Curriculum in Your Courses Arranging Library Reserves for Your Courses Citation Manager Workshops NaNoWriMo Write-Ins at Fogler Library Featured Resource: Special Collections Finding Aids Manuscript material held by Raymond H. Fogler Library’s Special Collections Department covers a wide range of subjects reflecting historical events, business, education, arts, and sciences. This […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 11-5-2019

In this issue NaNoWriMo Write-Ins at Fogler Library Citation Manager Workshops Supervised Machine Learning Workshop Canceled Featured Resource: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History provides peer-reviewed long-form articles, as well as shorter summaries. The encyclopedia is updated monthly with new or edited articles. The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 10-29-2019

In this issue Citation Manager Workshops Hot Topics: Elections Guide Expanding Scholarly Impact with DigitalCommons@UMaine Making the Most of Your Literature Review Beyond “fake news”: Digging into media literacy and cognitive bias Featured Resource: Mintel Academic Mintel publishes over 220 marketing reports in the US every year. Reports include data such as answers to consumer […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 10-22-2019

In this issue Formatting a Manuscript with LaTeX Citation Manager Workshops Making the Most of Your Literature Review Beyond “fake news”: Digging into media literacy and cognitive bias Featured Resource: Maine Bicentennial Collection The Maine Bicentennial collection on DigitalCommons@UMaine comprises documents from Raymond H. Fogler Library’s Special Collections that the library has selected as relevant […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 10-15-2019

In this issue Citation Manager Workshops Formatting a Manuscript with LaTeX Featured Resource: Reference Sources Guide Our Reference Sources Guide provides a collection of online tools to find quick answers. Through the guide, you can find reference publications, dictionaries, almanacs, statistics, and searchable collections of subject encyclopedias, as well as the newest titles acquired by […]

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Articles on Tibetan Community in Maine

Last year, a diligent researcher asked whether the Great Northern Paper Company Records included anything about a group of Tibetan workers who had been recruited in 1967 to be trained as loggers in the Maine woods. The Great Northern Paper Company Records have been one of our most popular collections for several years, but as […]

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