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Fogler Library Newsletter

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, January 22, 2014 --

SUMMARY

1. Announcements
    A. Racism In the 21st Century Display
2. Collections
    A. Drama Online
    B. Archival Images on DigitalCommons@UMaine
3. Services
    A. DigitalCommons@UMaine
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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. RACISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY DISPLAY
As we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the library has a new display of recent titles on racism in the 21st century. In addition to the physical display located in the 1st floor exhibit case, you can check out the web version at <http://library.umaine.edu/displays/Racism2014.htm>.

2. COLLECTIONS
A. DRAMA ONLINE
Fogler Library now has a subscription to Drama Online. This database includes the texts of plays (primarily British authors, the Arden Shakespeare Series, major foreign works in translation, and the classics) as well as works on theory, criticism, and practice for drama and literature curriculum needs. Access Drama Online at: <http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/dbdetails.asp?field=Name&search=Drama+Online>

B. ARCHIVAL IMAGES ON DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
Do you enjoy the “Then” and “Now” diptychs featured in the 2014 campus directory? Are you hungry to see more historic images of UMaine? Check out the University Photographs collection in DigitalCommons@UMaine <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/univ_photos/index.html>. The collection includes 435 images and is expanding as more photographs are digitized daily. Learn more about DigitalCommons@UMaine by contacting Kim Sawtelle at <kimberly.sawtelle@umit.maine.edu> or your library subject specialist <http://library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm>.

3. SERVICES
A. DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
DigitalCommons@UMaine experienced 12,312 full-text downloads in December 2013 and 384 new submissions. Top downloaded titles: Can ecosystem-based deep-sea fishing be sustained? <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/sms_facpub/145>; Data Analysis Using Item Response Theory Methodology: An Introduction to Selected Programs and Applications <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/psy_facpub/20>; and Cops, Cameras and Accountability: User-Generated Online Video and Public Space Police-Civilian Interactions <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/etd/1799>. Learn how to upload your work to DigitalCommons@UMaine by contacting Kim Sawtelle at <kimberly.sawtelle@umit.maine.edu> or your library subject specialist <http://library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm>.


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