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Finding Items at Fogler Library


While some library materials are available online, others are only available in print, microformat, or other formats that necessitate a visit to the library. Some items are available in multiple formats.

Journal Articles

  1. Click Text links from the database, when available.
  2. No Text link? Click Article Linker icon :
    • If multiple libraries are listed, click University of Maine
    • Click an Article link (may need to try more than one).
    • No Article link? Click a Journal link covering the year needed (may need to try more than one). You will probably need to search for the article within a new window.
    • No Journal link? Click by journal title to see if the journal is listed in URSUS.
    • Article Linker tutorial (Flashplayer video, 4:27 minutes)
  3. No Article Linker? Search the URSUS catalog:
    • Open the URSUS catalog in another browser window
    • Click Journal Title
    • Search for the title of the journal or "Source" (do not search for the title of the article)
    • Click the title of the journal
    • Click the UM Orono Access, UMaine System-wide Access, or Statewide Access link(s), if available.
  4. No link from URSUS? Search Ejournals@UMaine for the title of the journal or "Source".
  5. Not on the Ejournals list? URSUS will show whether Fogler Library (Orono) owns the journal in another format, what years we own, and where we shelve them. You will need to come to the library to look at the journal.
  6. Not owned by the library? See Getting Items from Other Libraries.

Books and Other Materials

  1. Search the URSUS catalog:
    • Select Title or Author (author or editor) from the pull-down menu and enter your search
    • For book chapters, search URSUS by the title, author, or editor of the entire book (not the chapter). In your citation list, the book title might follow the label "Source" or "In".
    • Fogler library owns items with the location Orono
    • AVAILABLE items can be checked out.
  2. Not owned by the library? See Getting Items from Other Libraries.


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Created by: Nancy Curtis | Revised: 02/19/2014
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