FOGLER LIBRARY NEWS SERVICE
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-- Wednesday, September 12, 2007 --
A. ScienceDirect Online Now Available: 1800 Journals
A. Computer Mapping / GIS and GPS Workshops Available Free to Your Students
A. SCIENCE DIRECT ONLINE NOW AVAILABLE: 1800 JOURNALS
The University of Maine System Libraries are pleased to announce that more than 1,800 ScienceDirect full-text online journals are now available, thanks to annual funding from the University of Maine System, the University of Maine, and the University of Southern Maine. The new ScienceDirect license will provide access to faculty, staff and students at all campuses through the end of 2011. ScienceDirect is a critical research tool, with highly-cited journals that cover topics in the life, health, physical, and social sciences.
To access ScienceDirect, go to the database listings on MARINER at http://libraries.maine.edu/mariner/.
A. COMPUTER MAPPING, GIS, GPS WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE FREE TO YOUR STUDENTS
Familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is now a desirable skill for entry to many professions. Help your students broaden their career options by letting them know about this series of three-hour workshop which are free to UMaine students ($5 to all others). All are held in the Fogler Library Computer Classroom. Instructor is Frank Wihbey, Head, Government Publications, GIS, Maps and Microforms Department. Offered this fall are:
GIS for Everybody- The Introduction; GIS for Businesspeople; Basics of Using a GPS Receiver ; Adding your GPS Layer to a Digital Base Map; Converting GIS Data Formats; and Finding Digital Maine Map and Numeric Data Resources
Descriptions at: http://library.umaine.edu/newmedia/#Computer_Mapping Register with Karen Stewart email@example.com, voice: 581-1680.
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