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Library Staff Updates

We welcome two new librarians to our staff and congratulate Sonya Durney on the completion of her Ph.D.! Welcoming Ann Price Ann Price is the new Access Services Librarian at Ketchum Library. Prior to coming to UNE, she was the Community Resources Coordinator at Portland Public Library. Ann has a Master of Library and Information […]

Bendable Resources for Maine Summers

Maine’s lifelong learning platform has resources to help you get into the great outdoors and enjoy Maine’s summers. Learn about animal tracking, how to identify trees on a hike, how baby birds learn to sing or how fungi move. Content is created and curated by local experts and is free for all Maine residents.

Drag Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour

April 27, 2023

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

Patty Bourrée is a Boston-based drag queen known for her big voice and hilarious storytelling. She appears regularly around New England in her original one-woman shows including ArtPatty, Are You Mad at Me?, and Another Evening with Patty Bourrée. The director of Boston’s chapter of Drag Story Hour, Patty has also performed at libraries and […]

Open Education Week

March 6 kicks off Open Education Week. OE Week is an annual platform to show the world what’s happening in Open Education, encompassing resources that are free of barriers and can be fully shared. OE Week activities and events are free and open to all. Join throughout the week and meet the wonderful community behind […]

UNE Joins the Open Education Network

The University of New England has joined the Open Education Network (OEN), an alliance of colleges, universities and other organizations working together to promote the use of open educational resources (OERs), especially open textbooks, in higher education. OERs are defined as “teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been […]

Be Here Now: Practices for Mindfulness

Join us every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Ketchum Library Art Gallery for an exploration of mindful-awareness practices that will help you to build a friendly relationship with your mind and allow you space to relax and reflect. We will meet for 30 minutes on Wednesdays to cultivate curiosity and happiness, […]

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Inspiring Change

We invite you to contemplate how you might make change in your communities in rememberance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King’s legacy continues to inspire and motivate change makers because he calls on us to find a cause to which we are willing to dedicate our lives. He dedicated his life to racial […]

Data Management & Sharing; How to comply with the NIH Change

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have issued a Data Mangement and Sharing Policy, effective January 25, 2023. The purpose of this policy is to promote the sharing of scientific data in order to provide robust public access to research, and follow FAIR principles. It is part of an effort by NIH to improve the […]

Books (old and new) that we loved in 2022

We’ve been busy reading this year and would like to pass along a few of our favorite titles: Recommendations from UNE’s Library Services staff Cadence Atchinson: Clair Keegan’s Small Things Like These was shortlisted for the Booker prize and won the Orwell prize for political fiction in 2022. It feels like a classic Christmas tale but is also […]

DEI Resources for our Community

Whether you are looking for articles on health disparities, hoping to find a good novel that features diverse characters, or are just starting to think about DEI issues, we have resources for you. Our DEI resource site is a place to begin exploring diversity, equity and inclusion in all of its complexities. The materials available on our […]