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Fogler Library Newsletter

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, April 15, 2015 --

SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Grant Funding Opportunities Workshop

2. Collections
    A. Ei Backfile Now Available

3. Services
    A. DigitalCommons@UMaine

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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    A. GRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP
Interested in staying on top of grant opportunities that might match your research and scholarship areas? Would you like to
learn more about UMaine grant seeking resources? Please join Jen Bonnet (Social Sciences and Humanities Librarian, Raymond H.
Fogler Library) and Jason Charland (Director of Grant Development, Office of the Vice President for Research) for an upcoming
workshop on identifying funding opportunities for faculty research and grant-supported projects. Topics will include hands-on
searching demonstrations of two key funding opportunity databases available through Fogler Library, strategies for matching your
research or scholarly interests with potential funders, and ways to enhance your grant project idea. The workshop will take
place Monday, April 27, 12:00 -1:30pm in the Library Classroom. To register for this workshop, contact Jen Bonnet at
<jennifer.l.bonnet@maine.edu>. Space is limited.

2. COLLECTIONS
    A. EI BACKFILE NOW AVAILABLE
New from Fogler Library--the Ei Backfile, indexing engineering literature from 1884 to 1969, is now available as an additional
search option for Engineering Village. Engineering Village is a platform for searching several important databases in the field
of engineering, chemistry, and physics. Included with Fogler Library's subscription are Compendex, 1970 to present, with over 17
million journal articles and conference proceedings indexed; Inspec, 1969 to present, with over 15 million items indexed; and
now the Ei Backfile, with over 1.7 million records indexed. Link to Engineering Village via
<http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp>. For assistance, please contact Martin Wallace, engineering liaison
librarian <martin.wallace@umit.maine.edu>, or Reference Services at 581.1673.

3. SERVICES
    A. DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
Are you concerned about the impact of geographical proximity on your collaborative research projects? DigitalCommons@UMaine
<http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/> and SelectedWorks <http://works.bepress.com/> offer tools that support
collaboration. To learn more about DigitalCommons@UMaine and SelectedWorks, contact Kim Sawtelle at 581.1692 or by FirstClass
<kimberly.sawtelle@umit.maine.edu> or your library subject specialist <http://library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm>.

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