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Netting Books and Needle

Our books on netting are among Elaine’s favorites, particularly because she was given her mother-in-law’s netting needle.  At one time, netting was a major industry for coastal Maine.  Techniques were used create and repair fishermen’s nets and glass float bags, and also for lace and many other decorative handicrafts.  Books within our collections on this […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 1-15-2020

In this issue Undergraduate Research Drop-ins at Fogler Library Government Publications and ILL Office Now on 3rd Floor Featured Resource: Global Newsstream Global Newsstream enables users to search and read full-text for the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s. It features content from more than 2,000 newspapers, newswires, […]

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Government Publications and ILL Office Now on 3rd Floor

Beginning Monday, January 6, 2020, the Inter-Library Loan Office and the Government Publications Office will be located on the third floor of the Library. If you need help locating the offices, please ask for assistance at one of the services desks on the first floor.

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 12-18-2019

In this issue Access to Several Resources Ending in January Access to Fogler When Traveling Abroad Expanding Scholarly Impact with DigitalCommons Featured Resource: HathiTrust Digital Library HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of titles digitized from libraries around the world. The HathiTrust Digital Library database of more than 10 million volumes […]

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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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