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-- Wednesday, October 17, 2012 --
A. Maine Woods: Observations of Bert Lincoln Call and Henry David Thoreau
B. Fogler Film Series Continues
A. OnePetro Database
B. Academic Video Online
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: <email@example.com>.
B. FOGLER FILM SERIES CONTINUES
The Fogler Film Series continues with "Africa Rising," a film about the grassroots movement to end female genital mutilation, on October 17th at 7:00 p.m. The film will be shown in the Collaborative Media Lab classroom on the first floor of the library. There will be a discussion after the film facilitated by Kim Huisman, Mazie Hough, and Muna Abdullahi.
A. ONEPETRO DATABASE
The OnePetro database is now available at <http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp>. "OnePetro is an online library of technical literature for the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industry. It contains more than 145,000 full-text documents produced by 18 publishing partners." It is published by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). For assistance with OnePetro, please contact Martin Wallace at 581-1678.
B. ACADEMIC VIDEO ONLINE
Academic Video Online (AVO), a streaming video subscription service, is now available to all University of Maine System users. Fogler Library patrons may connect from <http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp>. AVO offers approximately 13,000 video titles in a wide range of disciplines and from dozens of producers and distributors. Titles include documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and news reels, field recordings, commercials, and raw footage. Many entries also include transcripts. Video clips may be saved if one registers for a personal account. Records for the individual videos included in AVO have been added and linked in URSUS.
DigitalCommons@UMaine, UMaine’s new Institutional Repository, offers a free alternative to disseminate research, scholarship, and creative activity as required by many departmental missions and federal granting agencies. We invite you to visit this important service for the UMaine community at <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/>. For more information about training opportunities, contact Kim Sawtelle at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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