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FOGLER LIBRARY NEWS SERVICE
Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, February 8,  2006--

         


SUMMARY               
1.  Collections
       A.  New Reference Resources
2.   Digital Resources
       A.   New User Interface for LexisNexis Congressional Database
3.  Workshops - Invitation to Faculty
       A.  Spring 2006 Fogler Library Workshop Series
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1.  COLLECTIONS
     A.  NEW REFERENCE RESOURCES
.      Birx, H. J. (Ed.). (2006). Encyclopedia of anthropology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. REF GN11.E63 2006 (5 volumes)

.      Warren, L. (Ed.) (2006). Encyclopedia of twentieth-century photography. New York, NY: Routledge. REF TR642.E5 2006 (3 volumes)

2.  DIGITAL RESOURCES
    A.  NEW USER INTERFACE FOR LEXISNEXIS CONGRESSIONAL DATABASE
LexisNexis has redesigned their interface for Congressional document records. The new design allows users to search using many information points.  The default Basic Search checks abstracts, titles, indexing information and other bibliographic data.  Advanced Search allows users to expand to a search of the full-text.  Search by Number is for expert users who can search by publication or bibliographic number.   

 3.  WORKSHOPS - INVITATION TO FACULTY 
    A. SPRING 2006 FOGLER LIBRARY WORKSHOP SERIES
All workshops will be held in the Fogler Library Computer Classroom, located on the first floor of the library.   Among the workshop topics offered are: Web Authoring; FrontPage; Dreamweaver MX;  PhotoShop; Desktop Publishing; PageMaker; Code/Style Sheets; Basic HTML; EndNote; and Computer Mapping.  For a complete listing please see: http://www.library.umaine.edu/newmedia .

Workshop series organized by Gretchen Gfeller, Web and Public Relations Specialist at Fogler Library.  To register or for more information, call 207-581-1696 or email: gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu .

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