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Fogler Library Newsletter

Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, August 20, 2014 --

SUMMARY

1. Announcements
    A. Library Instruction Sessions
    B. Arranging Library Reserves for Your Courses
2. Services
    A. DigitalCommons@UMaine
3. Collections
    A. SAE Digital Library Standards - Ground Vehicle; Aerospace
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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. LIBRARY INSTRUCTION SESSIONS
As you prepare for next semester's classes, remember that librarians in the Reference and Science & Engineering departments at Fogler are available to provide instructional sessions for your students. These sessions can cover specific databases, or a variety of research materials, that will aid your students in their class work. For Humanities and Social Science disciplines, contact Nancy Lewis on FirstClass or at 581-3613; for Science and Engineering disciplines, contact Jim Bird on FirstClass or at 581-1697.

B. ARRANGING LIBRARY RESERVES FOR YOUR COURSES
The Library offers hardcopy and electronic reserves (e-reserves). E-reserves provide
24/7 access to course material and your home pages via the URSUS catalog. For general queries, assistance with forms and requirements, or troubleshooting issues, contact our staff at <reserve@umit.maine.edu> or call 581-1641.
Website for further information on Library course reserves:
<http://library.umaine.edu/reserves/default.htm>.

2. SERVICES
A. DIGITALCOMMONS@UMAINE
Open access leads to wider sharing of scholarly research, increasing the impact of research. Maximize the impact and influence of your work. Before signing your next publishing contract, confirm that you retain your right to self-archive in the DigitalCommons@UMaine institutional repository <http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/>. Need to know more about retaining copyright? Contact Kim Sawtelle at <kimberly.sawtelle@umit.maine.edu> or your library subject specialist at http://www.library.umaine.edu/colldev/contacts.htm

3. COLLECTIONS
A. SAE DIGITAL LIBRARY STANDARDS - GROUND VEHICLE; AEROSPACE
We have a new resource from the Society of Automotive Engineers - SAE Digital Library Standards, including Ground Vehicle and Aerospace standards. Access is available via our Indexes and Database page <http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp>.

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Distributed by Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
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