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FOGLER LIBRARY NEWS SERVICE
Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, April 12,  2006--

                      

SUMMARY                   
1.  Events
     A.  ¿Tapas?  ¡Sí!
2.  Databases
     A.  Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) Now Available
3.  Services
     A.  Extended Library Hours During Spring Finals Week, May 6 - 12, 2006
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1.    EVENTS
A.   ¿TAPAS?  ¡SI! 
The Fun(draising) continues... Fogler Library is hosting Tapas Bar #2 with Faculty chefs on Thursday, May 4, 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the University Club, second floor, Fogler Library.  Cost is $12 and includes all the tapas you can eat.  A cash bar will also be available.  Please plan to stop by for a quick snack and a chance to visit with friends and colleagues. This event is open to the entire University community and the general public.   Proceeds benefit Fogler Library.

For more information, contact Gretchen Gfeller.  Voice: 581-1696. Email:gretchen.gfeller@umit.maine.edu
*** If you would like to be a faculty chef, please contact Kathleen March on FirstClass or call 581-2088. **

2.    DATABASES
A.   HOMELAND SECURITY DIGITAL LIBRARY (HSDL) NOW AVAILABLE
Fogler Library has added to its list of  Indexes and Databases The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL).  It is considered the nation's premier collection of homeland security policy, strategy and organizational documents. The database, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Grants and Training and the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Homeland Defense and Security, is provided to homeland security officials, researchers, scholars and students in an effort to further advance national research and policy development. The collection of documents "supports local, state and federal analysis and decision-making needs and assists academics of all disciplines in homeland defense and security  related research."

Major features include:
.   Thousands of key, selected HS documents
.   Full-text advanced search, hundreds of subject categories
.   Direct links to important U.S. policy documents
.   Online databases and journals
.   Cutting edge NPS thesis and research reports
.   Breaking news stories and newly released reports

Access to the site for the University of Maine System is granted via proxy  and IP authentication.

3.    SERVICES
A.   EXTENDED LIBRARY HOURS DURING SPRING FINALS WEEK MAY 6-12, 2006
        Saturday, May 6, 10:00 am -10:00 pm
        Sunday, May 7, 10:00 a.m. - Monday, May 8, 2:30 a.m.
        Monday, May 8, 8:00 a.m. - Tuesday, May 9, 2:30 a.m.
        Tuesday, May 9, 8:00 a.m. - Wednesday, May 10, 2:30 a.m.
        Wednesday, May 10, 8:00 a.m. - Thursday, May 11, 2:30 a.m.
        Thursday, May 11, 8:00 a.m. - Friday, May 12, 2:30 a.m.
        Friday, May 12, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

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