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Fogler Library Newsletter

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, October 23, 2013 --


SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Library Group Study Rooms
    B. Fogler Film Series
2. Collections
    A. Roper Center Public Opinion Archives
3. Services
    A. DigitalCommons@UMaine

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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    A. LIBRARY GROUP STUDY ROOMS
Tutor Program and Writing Center group study rooms are now available to UMaine students only. Groups of 3-8 have access to an LED display, white board, and four small tables that can be configured into one large table. Computer/LED display connectivity kits (containing an HDMI cable, adapters, and remote control) are available for loan. Go to the Circulation Desk for room reservations and connectivity kits. For more information, enter search keywords "umaine group study rooms" into your Web browser or go to <http://library.umaine.edu/circ/group_study_rooms.htm>.

    B. FOGLER FILM SERIES
The Fogler Film Series continues on Tuesday, November 5th with "Daddy & Papa." The film will be shown at 7:00 pm in the CETA Classroom at Fogler Library and will be followed by a discussion. For more information, contact Nancy Lewis at <nancy.lewis@umit.maine.edu> or call 581-3613.

2. COLLECTIONS
    A. ROPER CENTER PUBLIC OPINION ARCHIVES
The Roper Center Public Opinion Archives can be useful in analyzing social trends based on opinion polling. It includes the iPOLL Databank, Presidential Approval Ratings and U.S. Elections data, and 19,000 international and U.S. datasets. RoperExpress allows on-demand download of data and RoperExplorer can be used for cross-tabular analyses. Access this resource via <http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp>. For more information, contact Nancy Lewis at <nancy.lewis@umit.maine.edu> or call 581-3613.

3. SERVICES
    A. DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
Is the cost of printing and distribution killing your departmental newsletter? Why not go digital? DigitalCommons@UMaine offers campus departments, institutes, and research groups a free forum for publishing newsletters, journals, and peer-reviewed series. Visit currently available journals and newsletters at <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/peer_review_list.html>. Re-purpose old publication files or hardcopy scans to quickly and easily archive back issues. To learn more about moving your journal to DigitalCommons@UMaine, contact Gretchen Gfeller at <gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu>. For information about how to upload your scholarly research to Digital Commons, contact Kim Sawtelle at <kimberly.sawtelle@umit.maine.edu> or your library subject specialist <http://library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm>.

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Distributed by Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
Please send comments or requests for more information on news items to Gretchen Gfeller, 207.581.1696 <gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu> or Nancy Curtis, 207.581.1679  <nancy.curtis@umit.maine.edu>.  Newsletters are also posted and archived at <www.library.umaine.edu/librarynews>. If you would prefer not to receive future issues of this news service by e-mail, please send a message to: <librarynews@library.umaine.edu >


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Created by: Library Staff | Revised: 10/23/2013
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