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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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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 10-8-2019

In this issue Hot Topics Guides from Fogler Library Introduction to Python Grants 101 Workshop Formatting a Manuscript with LaTeX Featured Resource: Guide to Citation Managers A citation manager helps you “capture” records of articles, books, and other publications as you are researching, organize them as needed for your future use, and from these records […]

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UMaine Sports Jacket

Matthew’s current favorite is this replica 1960 UMaine sports jacket donated by the University of Maine Alumni Association. This thick wool jacket is both retro cool and would do a good job of keeping out the cold of a Maine winter. While collecting for the University Archive is focused primarily on written or printed records, […]

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Raymond F. Vigue’s Models

When thinking on our favorites, Elaine wanted to be sure to highlight one of Raymond F. Vigue’s models, like this 1947 Air Propelled Sled. Vigue was born in Winslow, Maine in 1913 and worked in the lumber industry until 1951. He then worked for Mack Trucks designing highly specialized machines and trailers used in off-highway […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 10-1-2019

In this issue Access to BrowZine Ending on January 1, 2020 Intro to Analysis and Graphing with R Introduction to Python Grants 101 Workshop Featured Resource: Safari Books Online Safari Books Online provides full-text access to more than 45,000 e-books and videos from leading publishers such as O’Reilly, Pearson, Wiley, Packt, Harvard Business Review, and […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 9-17-2019

In this issue New UMaine Finding Aids Getting Started with R Information Literacy Guidelines for First-Year Students Intro to Analysis and Graphing with R Intro to Python Featured Resource: Document Delivery Services University of Maine faculty, staff, and students may use this service to obtain pdf copies of journal articles or book chapters (up to […]

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Passengers boarding the Katahdin Ironworks Jitney, ca. 1929

Although the Iron Works had ceased production many years before, lumber crews and tourists still required transportation to the area. This ingenious one-of-a-kind solution was a Ford automobile fitted with rail wheels and a special cab. This is a great example of Maine ingenuity. This photograph is available for download in DigitalCommons@UMaine and is part […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 9-17-2019

In this issue MaineCards now accepted at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine Getting Started with R Information Literacy Guidelines for First-Year Students Intro to Analysis and Graphing with R Featured Resource: Faculty Services Guide The Fogler Library Faculty Services Guide details a number of the services available to faculty through the library. Some of the […]

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MaineCards now accepted at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine

With the launch of the Maine State Library’s Reciprocal Borrowing Program, University of Maine faculty, staff and students may now use their MaineCards at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine. The Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program allows library users with a valid library card from one participating library to visit another participating library to check-out materials in […]

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