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Fogler Library Newsletter

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, April 22, 2015 --

SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Faculty Services Web Page
    B. Reference Help Desk Summer Hours
    C. Grant Funding Opportunities Workshop

2. Services
    A. Summer Reading
    B. DigitalCommons@UMaine

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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    A. FACULTY SERVICES WEB PAGE
Our web page "Faculty Services: Resources for Faculty at Fogler Library" recently moved - please update your bookmarks to the new URL <http://umaine.beta.libguides.com/facultyservices>.

    B. REFERENCE HELP DESK SUMMER HOURS
Our first floor Help Desk has modified hours for the summer months. Beginning Sunday, May 10, 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. For more information, contact Nancy Lewis at <nancy.lewis@umit.maine.edu>.

    C. GRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP
Interested in staying on top of grant opportunities that might match your research and scholarship areas? Would you like to learn more about UMaine grant seeking resources? Please join Jen Bonnet (Social Sciences and Humanities Librarian, Raymond H. Fogler Library) and Jason Charland (Director of Grant Development, Office of the Vice President for Research) for an upcoming workshop on identifying funding opportunities for faculty research and grant-supported projects. Topics will include hands-on searching demonstrations of two key funding opportunity databases available through Fogler Library, strategies for matching your research or scholarly interests with potential funders, and ways to enhance your grant project idea. The workshop will take place Monday, April 27, 12:00 -1:30pm in the Library Classroom. To register for this workshop, contact Jen Bonnet at <jennifer.l.bonnet@maine.edu>. Space is limited.

2. SERVICES
    A. SUMMER READING
In addition to materials supporting research and teaching, Fogler Library offers lighter fare in print, e-book, and audiobook formats. Drop by the library and browse our Popular Reading Collection in the Reserve Reading Room on the first floor. You will find titles ranging from popular science to recent books by Janet Evanovich. From the “Indexes and Databases” <http://library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp> page on our website, search the Maine InfoNet Download Library to find popular e-books and downloadable audiobooks.

    B. DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
The summer break may be only a few weeks away but that doesn’t mean you need to lose touch with the latest research uploaded to the University of Maine’s Institutional Repository (IR), DigitalCommons@UMaine. With a personal account in Digital Commons, you can set up customized email notifications tailored to your research interests. First, sign into your Digital Commons account, then visit the “bealerts” page at <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/announcements.html>. Enter your notification criteria in the available text field and click “Search.” On the subsequent screen, click “Save this search.” Once in place, Digital Commons will send out weekly email notifications to keep you informed about the latest research uploaded to the IR. For more information, contact Kim Sawtelle at 581.1692 or by FirstClass <kimberly.sawtelle@umit.maine.edu> or your library subject specialist <http://library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm>.
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