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The Missing Volumes

When Dr. Mark Del Mastro was drafting a book on the 100-year history of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, one of his primary sources was the journal of the honor society, Entre Nosotros. During his research, Dr. Del Mastro, the Associate Provost for Curriculum and Academic Administration at the College of […]

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Keeping America Informed

When people think of library resources, they often imagine books, journals, media or databases. The immediate image of a “library book” is the hardcover bestselling novel or the latest memoir from a celebrity. When thinking of library materials, most people don’t think of one of the largest publishers in the world: the United States Government. […]

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Finding the Right Direction

When the University of Maine at Machias became a regional campus of the University of Maine, the partnership created opportunities for the small campus in Machias to benefit from some of the resources offered by UMaine. For staff at the Merrill Library, the University of Maine at Machias library, the idea of collaborating more with […]

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The View from the Sky

On the first floor of the James W. Sewall Company in Old Town, Maine, a green door made of heavy steel bares the sign “Film Library.” Through the door, a winding staircase leads to a basement where rows and rows of handmade shelving hold hundreds of film canisters, each with its own individual cubby. Those […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Marian Dressler

Retired UMaine employee Marian Dressler didn’t have much experience working with archives, but a chance encounter with Fogler Library staff three years ago led to Dressler taking on a volunteer role in the Special Collections department. Dressler, who serves on the President’s Council of Retired Employees at UMaine, had been working on an oral history […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 5-5-2020

In this issue Guide and Tutorial for APA Citation Style Changes Expanding Scholarly Impact with DigitalCommons@UMaine “The Great Courses” Available through May 31, 2020 Featured Resource: Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center  Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center provides full-text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. Including full text for more than […]

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James W. Sewall Co. Aerial Images

Raymond H. Fogler Library at the University of Maine received a donation of over 3,000 rolls of film containing about 1 million aerial images from the James W. Sewall Co. in Old Town, Maine. The collection contains original aerial photography of Maine and New England captured by Sewall over the span of 65 years. The […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 4-28-2020

In this issue “The Great Courses” Now Available Incorporating COVID-19 Content in Your Courses Online Presence Growing for Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Research Impact Challenge – Back by Popular Demand! Featured Resource: Agricultural & Environmental Science Database This database includes the renowned AGRICOLA, ESPM, and EIS databases and provides full-text titles from […]

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Can I get assistance from Special Collections?

Special Collections staff are continuing to support researchers and answer reference questions related to our archives. We can assist in navigating our online collections and identifying relevant resources in national archives databases.  While staff time and access are limited, for time-sensitive requests that are equivalent in length to an article or chapter of a book, we […]

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Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 4-21-2020

In this issue Using Subject Guides for Research Papers and Projects University of Maine COVID-19 Community Archive Project Electronic Reserve Materials for Your Courses Get Books Mailed to Your Office or Home Featured Resource: Standard and Poor’s NetAdvantage  Standard and Poor’s NetAdvantage provides a broad spectrum of industry, company and investment analysis including Industry Surveys, and […]

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