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Campus LibrariesCampus Libraries Fogler Library, University of Maine
Raymond H. Fogler Library located on the main campus in Orono,is the largest research library in Maine, with collections and services supporting the faculty, students, and staff of the University as well as residents of the State of Maine. The collections include approximately 1,040,000 volumes, 3,889 periodical subscriptions, 1.6 million microforms, 2.2 million United States Federal, Maine State, and Canadian federal and provincial government publications, and a rapidly growing number of electronic resources. The Library also has a large number of information resources in a variety of electronic formats.
Darling Marine Center, Walpole
The Darling Marine Center is the marine laboratory of the University of Maine and the site of world renowned marine research. Located in the small town of Walpole, 60 miles northeast of Portland and 100 miles south of the University's Orono campus, the DMC functions year round to support UMaine faculty and students, as well as visiting investigators from across the country and around the world.The Ira C. Darling Marine Center in Walpole houses a specialized collection focused on marine studies of more than 13,300 books, journals, and reprints.
Bennett Katz Library, University of Maine at Augusta
The Katz Library collection focuses on the academic programs offered by UMA and has become a very effective tool for study and research for the UMA community. The collection is developed in concert with the UMA faculty. As a result, it represents the research and study needs of students and their academic programs.
Nottage Library, UMA-Bangor
We have a carefully chosen book collection of more than 25,000 volumes, 550 audio and video recordings, and 180 periodical subscriptions. If we don't have what you need, we are happy to help you get the resources brought to you from other libraries. Nottage Library serves the students, staff and faculty of UMA-Bangor, conveniently located at 85 Texas Avenue (Belfast Hall) in Bangor.
Mantor Library, University of Maine at Farmington
UMFs Mantor Library serves as a partner in the educational mission of Maines public liberal arts college, Mantor Library provides instruction and information access to faculty and students, allowing them to meet their scholarly and research goals. The library serves the larger community as a regional information center, within the limits of the librarys resources and its primary commitment to the university community..
Blake Library, University of Maine at Fort Kent
The Blake Library, as the center for learning at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, is committed to supporting the institutional mission by providing friendly, helpful, convenient, efficient, and valuable access to high quality library and information services, collections, and technology resources designed to meet the needs of the greater UMFK campus and community.
Merrill Library, University of Maine at Machias
Merrill Library features the largest library collection in Eastern Maine, a variety of comfortable reading and study areas, full internet service, online access to over 15,000 full-text journals, and a friendly and helpful staff. Featuring 91,000 Items, 15,000 Fulltext Journals Online, 140 Electronic Databases, Wireless Computing, 24-Hour Reading Room, and 24 Computer Workstations
University of Maine at Presque Isle Library
The library is designed to support the curriculum and the research projects of the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Maine at Presque Isle. The library also offers limited service to the general public, and to area high school students.
The library contains more than 458,500 items of library material including bound volumes and microform equivalents of periodicals, hard copy and microform equivalents of government documents and audiovisual items. The library currently subscribes to 425 periodicals.
Garbrecht Law Library, University of Maine School of Law
The Law library has a complete collection of federal and state statutes and law reports, as well as a comprehensive collection of Canadian and British Commonwealth law reports and statutes. The legal periodical collection of the law library is outstanding and features most American, Canadian, and British legal periodicals. As a U.S. Government publications depository, the law library receives federal publications which support law student and faculty research. As an official depository for the European Union, the law library receives essential European documents, as well.
The library's treatise collection provides in-depth coverage of most legal fields. Computer assisted legal research services are available to students, staff, and faculty of the Law School.
Glickman Library, USM Portland
USM's new Portland library contains more than 200,000 bound volumes, 1,500 subscriptions, and nearly 3/4 million pieces of microfilm.
The library was designed to symbolize a gateway to USM, and to serve as a tangible reminder of USM's presence in the community. As such, any citizen has the right to use the facilities, and adults may acquire borrowing privileges, which are available at a nominal charge.
Gorham Campus Library, University of Southern Maine
The Gorham campus library is located in Bailey Hall. Bailey Hall, which was built in three units. The first was the Science Wing constructed in 1958, which contains classrooms, laboratories, and offices. It was followed in 1961 by the Library Wing which contains classrooms, conference rooms, and faculty offices, as well as the separate two-story Library. The third and final unit, a classroom wing, opened in 1969. Dedication of the building to Dr. Francis L. Bailey, who served as the President of Gorham from 1940 to 1960, was conducted on November 17, 1959. Dr. Bailey's administration saw the name of the institution change from Normal School to State Teacher's College in 1945.
Lewiston Auburn Campus Library, University of Southern Maine
The Lewiston-Auburn College Library maintains a collection of over 16,000 volumes, more than 200 journal subscriptions (paper and microfiche), and approximately 450 videocassettes. The library's collection reflects the degree programs (both USM and UMA) offered at Lewiston-Auburn College. Its strengths are in management, leadership, and organizational studies, social and behavioral studies, occupational therapy, and nursing. Recently, materials in the natural and applied sciences and the arts and humanities have been added.
Off Campus Library Services (OCLS)
Located in the Katz Library at the University of Maine at Augusta, OCLS Serves distance education students, staff, and faculty of the University of Maine System. The University of Maine System's distance education organization, University College offers access to courses and programs from the seven universities at more than 75 locations and online. More than three thousand Maine people take courses and work toward degrees at University College outreach Centers and receive sites each semester.
Bangor Public Library
Located in the heart of Bangor, the library is an active part of the Bangor community. An average of 1,448 books and other materials are checked out of the Library everyday. The Library serves as a community center, offering meeting space, programs for adults and children, and monthly exhibits of art and artifacts, while fulfilling its historical purpose to preserve and disseminate knowledge and thoughts.., to provide recreation through print and to provide a maximum of assistance to its clients in the use of its collections .[the Library] aims to provide material on all subjects likely to be of concern or interest either to present or potential users of whatever age or education.
Maine State Library
Located in the Cultural Building, located at the State House complex in Augusta. Maine State Library is unique in having a physical presence and for its combination of services for the public and for librarians, all within the same organization. The State Library, serving all citizens and visitors, provides access to its information, services, and policies in order to meet educational, informational, recreational and cultural needs. Maine State Archives
A bureau within the Department of Secretary of State, the Maine State Archives maintains approximately 95 million pages of official State records considered to be permanently valuable. The earliest dates from 1639. Our Archives Services Division preserves and provides access to these archival records. Records Management Services Division identifies and schedules State and local government records to insure they are retained and, if not archival, destroyed properly. The Division conducts training and creates publications to assist government agencies in meeting general records management requirements. Its State Records Center maintains approximately 120 million pages of official State records not currently needed in State offices and scheduled for ultimate destruction.
Maine State Law & Legislative Reference Library
The Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library is established by statute as a nonpartisan service office of the Maine Legislature. The Library serves the public interest by providing legal and governmental information services without discrimination to the people of Maine, their government and the legal community. © University of Maine System Libraries