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Introduction to Library Research: Finding Books

URSUS (Library Catalog)

Use URSUS, our library catalog, to search for books by keywords, author, title, or subject. (For more information regarding different search techniques, click here).

Most books at Fogler Library are shelved by Library of Congress Classification.  In addition, Fogler has a growing collection of ebooks.

URSUS not only includes items located in the University of Maine's Raymond H. Fogler Library, but also materials from several other area libraries. Items located at Fogler Library will include Orono under "Location" (see below). 

Sample URSUS record

Check the Library Floor Plan for specific locations.

Items from other URSUS libraries may be requested by University of Maine students, faculty, and staff. Materials will be delivered in approximately 5 working days.  For help, see the audio screencast - Request books from other Maine Libraries. Fogler Library Borrowing Policies and Loan Rules

Interlibrary Loan

If you do not find the book you are looking for in URSUS, you can request it via Interlibrary Loan.

Created by: Stephen Fadel | Revised: 10/21/2015
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