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Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday,September 19, 2012 --

SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Maine Woods: Observations of Bert Lincoln Call and Henry David Thoreau
    B. Fogler Film Series Continues
2. Services
    A. URSUS: My Reading History

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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    A. MAINE WOODS: OBSERVATIONS OF BERT LINCOLN CALL AND HENRY DAVID THOREAU
The vast and varied beauty of the Maine woods will be the focus when Fogler Library presents, “Maine Woods: Observations of Bert Lincoln Call and Henry David Thoreau” in the Library’s Special Collections department on Thursday, October 18th beginning at 3:00 p.m. Our presenter is Frank Spizuoco from the Dexter Historical Society, who has nurtured and promoted the work of Bert Lincoln Call for over forty years. This event will also include a look inside the Bert Call Collection that is part of UMaine’s new institutional repository, DigitalCommons@UMaine. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Gretchen Gfeller at 581-1696 or email: <gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu>.

B. FOGLER FILM SERIES CONTINUES
The Fogler Film Series continues with "Inside Job," a documentary by Charles Ferguson, on October 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. This film uses interviews to provide an analysis of the 2008 global financial crisis. The film will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Adjunct Professor Robert Roper. "Inside Job" will be shown in the Collaborative Media Lab classroom on the first floor of the Library.

2. SERVICES
A. URSUS: MY READING HISTORY
URSUS, our online catalog, has a new feature which allows users to retain their reading history. The option to opt in to My Reading History is visible when users log in to their accounts at <https://ursus.maine.edu/patroninfo>. This option allows the user to keep a list of books checked out from the catalog, it does not keep information from Interlibrary Loan activity.

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