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Cumberland Added to Maine Town Reports OnlineCumberland Added to Maine Town Reports Online
Cumberland is the latest town to be added to the Maine Town Reports Online. Thanks go to our project partner, Prince Memorial Library, for their offer of nearly 50 years (1873-1920) of digitized annual reports. The final file preparation for public access to the reports was completed by Fogler staff. Cumberland, once part of North Yarmouth, was incorporated in 1821. The Cumberland Fair, one of the state's larger agricultural fairs, has been held yearly in Cumberland since 1868. -- Added:7/18/2014

Reference Help Desk Summer HoursReference Help Desk Summer Hours
Our first floor Help Desk has modified hours for the summer months. Beginning Sunday, May 11th, the hours are as follows: Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm; Saturday CLOSED; Sunday: 1pm - 5pm. In addition, Reference Librarians are available by appointment Monday - Wednesday until 7 pm. -- Added:5/12/2014

Open Access Repositories VideoOpen Access Repositories Video
Contributing full-text, peer-reviewed research papers to an Open Access, institutional repository, such as DigitalCommons@UMaine, increases the impact of scholarly research by expanding the potential audience far beyond the reach of subscription-based journals.The rapid evolution of Open Access has some scholars playing catch up to learn the ins and outs of negotiating publishing contracts to allow for self-archiving. "Open Access Repositories, Copyright Laws, and Digital Commons for Graduate Students" is a 26-minute video discussing Open Access, its influence on research impact cycles, and the importance of copyright.The video covers topics of interest to both graduate students just entering the world of scholarly publishing, and experienced researchers. -- Added:4/22/2014

Popular Reading E-booksPopular Reading E-books
Looking for some light reading over the Break? Fiction and non-fiction e-books and audio books are ready to download to your e-reader – all for free from the Maine InfoNet Download Library. Mystery, history, sci-fi, biography, and more are just a few clicks away. -- Added:11/25/2013

Group Study RoomsGroup Study Rooms
Two group study rooms are now available for UMaine students only, these spaces are shared with the Tutor Program and Writing Center which have priority use of their respective rooms. Room reservations are processed at the Circulation Desk. You will need your MaineCard for key check-out. Group Study Rooms have LED TV wall displays. Connectivity Kits are available for loan at Circulation. -- Added:10/13/2013

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