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FOGLER LIBRARY NEWS SERVICE
Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, October 24, 2007 --


 
SUMMARY
1. Workshops
    A. Basics of Using a GPS Receiver
2. Collections
    A. New in Reference: Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture
    B. Health Education Resource Collection (HERC)
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1.  WORKSHOPS
A.  BASICS OF USING A GPS RECEIVER
  What is the Global Positioning System (GPS)? How does one operate a GPS receiver?  This workshop will take place Thursday October 25, 3:00 - 6:00 pm in the Library Classroom.  It covers: basic terminology, selected hardware and software, how to download the resulting file, and hands-on experience. Portions of this class held outdoors, so come prepared for the weather.  Receivers will be provided. Registration/Information: Karen Stewart karen.stewart@umit.maine.edu 207-581-1680.
 
2.  COLLECTIONS
A.  NEW IN REFERENCE: GROVE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CLASSICAL ART AND ARCHITECTURE
    The Grove encyclopedia of classical art and architecture is a two-volume visual arts reference resource that spans the roughly four thousand year Classical period. It has more than 1,000 well-written articles on topics from acrolith (statue with wood body and stone limbs) to Zygouries - the site of an early and late Bronze Age in southern Greece. The entries in this reference resource cover art forms, artists, rulers, philosophers, architecture, works of art, archaeological sites, and stylistic developments. (Call number REF N5610.G76 2007)
  For further information please contact Joe Fernandez  207-581-3611, joe.fernandez@umit.maine.edu.
 
B. HEALTH EDUCATION RESOURCE COLLECTION (HERC)
   The Health Education Resource Collection (HERC) is a state-funded collection of print, curriculum, and audio/visual materials maintained by the Fogler Library. HERC contains approximately 1800 titles relating to health and nutrition education.
   The primary patrons of HERC are K-12 health educators throughout the state of Maine. The collection is also available to university students, staff, and faculty. Students enrolled in education and health care courses are encouraged to use HERC resources.
  The HERC print collection is located on the library's second floor, in the Learning Materials Center (LMC). All HERC print materials are cataloged in URSUS.  HERC audio/visuals and curriculum guides are NOT cataloged in URSUS, and are housed in the HERC office on the first floor. See website for office hours.
The entire catalog of HERC resources, including audio/visuals and curriculum guides, may also be browsed and borrowed online at the HERC website:  [ http://www.library.umaine.edu/herc ]www.library.umaine.edu/herc . Resources are listed by category, and may be ordered using the online order form. Paul Markson is the HERC manager and may be emailed for more information:  paul.markson@umit.maine.edu

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