What's New at Fogler Library
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 specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in graphic novels.
Date and Location: Library Classroom, Fogler Library, 11/2/16 from 7-8 PM -- Added:10/25/2016
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.
First event will feature Dr. François G. Amar, Dean of the Honors College.
Time and location: Wednesday October 26th, 7pm, Library Classroom Contact: Mel Johnson -- Added:10/19/2016
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. -- Added:10/13/2016
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 conversation; you just need to be interested in horror stories.
Date and Location: Library Classroom, Fogler Library, 10/19/16 from 7-8 PM -- Added:10/13/2016
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. -- Added:9/28/2016
Student Ambassador Program
For students who want to gain professional skills and shape the student experience at UMaine’s library, Fogler Library has a new opportunity available. The library is launching a Student Ambassador Program and is looking for volunteers willing to commit a few hours each month to serve as liaisons between Fogler Library and students at UMaine. Ambassadors will work with staff advisors to help promote the library through events, social media, multimedia projects, and other outreach opportunities. -- Added:8/30/2016
New fall program: Family Night in the LMC
Did you know that Fogler Library has a children's and young adult book collection? Bring your family and explore the stacks in the Learning Materials Center, 2nd floor beginning August 31 and continuing every Wednesday night from 6-7 PM throughout the fall semester. Librarians Amber Gray and Grace Liu will be there to help find books and recommend titles that might interest you. Children of all ages are welcome! -- Added:8/30/2016
Special Collections Finding Aids in DigitalCommons@UMaine
Ever wonder what’s in the archive? A new section of DigitalCommons@UMaine allows for searching and browsing the contents of the Special Collections Department’s largest manuscript collections which include university records and historic materials related to Maine business, education, arts, politics, and more. -- Added:8/24/2016
Fogler Library's newly updated Faculty Services guide highlights resources and services intended to support research and teaching at The University of Maine. The guide includes information about liaison librarians, library instruction opportunities, course reserves, research tools, and much more. -- Added:8/12/2015
Popular Reading E-books and Audiobooks
Looking for some light reading? Fiction and non-fiction e-books and audio books are ready to download to your device – all for free from the Maine InfoNet Download Library. Mystery, history, sci-fi, biography, and more are just a few clicks away. New titles added continually. -- Added:8/9/2015