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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 […]

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Library Book Club: Graphic Novels

Are 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 […]

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Books in My Life: Reading that Transforms

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, […]

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Stephen King: New Book Launch

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.

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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 recommendations for horror books we love! You don’t need to have read any specific book to join the […]

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Coding is for Everyone

This 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 […]

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New Hot Topic Guide: Elections 2016: Presidential Candidates

Reference Services at Fogler Library has published a new hot topic guide for the upcoming election season. The guide includes information about voting in Maine, registering to vote, and the history of elections. Information about presidential candidates, local races, and a section on conducting political research and analysis also included.

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Library Book Club: Fantasy Fiction

Do you enjoy Harry Potter, A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones, The Magicians, Lord of the Rings, or other stories about magic and magical worlds? Come to the Fogler Library Book Club, where we’ll be talking about fantasy fiction, discussing our favorite fantasy worlds, and sharing recommendations for books we love! You don’t […]

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Research the News

Throughout the month of September, Fogler Library is displaying resources available for researching the news. You’ll find a physical display in the hallway between the front entrance and the Information Commons.

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