University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

New Maine State Park Pass

We now have a 2024 Maine State Park pass available to borrow at each campus library! The passes will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be borrowed for 3 days at a time and are valid at participating Maine State Parks, which include local parks such as: Enjoy Maine’s best at no […]

New Library Scuttle

We have a new issue of our newsletter to let you know about the goings on in the library. This publication features resources to help you in your studies, cool things from our collections and archives, as well as library news and events. Find the latest issue in restroom stalls on both campuses, or see […]

We Have What You Need (Probably)

In addition to textbooks, we also have chargers, bones, games and so much more for you to borrow while studying! Here is a full list of things which can be borrowed on each campus. These items are available for 2 hours at a time, and can be renewed so long as there is no wait […]

Upcoming Change to Library Search!

We are planning an exciting update to our library system in order to improve your experience with locating library resources.   What is Changing?   We currently maintain three separate search systems. Our new system will consolidate all searching into one, easy-to-use search box!  Additionally, this change will update the software we currently use to manage library […]

Need Help?

Confused by a citation? Need help finding the right source? Need to know if something is peer reviewed? Have general questions about your research assignments? Research and teaching librarians are here to help you with these questions and more. How to Contact Us The Research and Teaching Team Find your subject librarian and meet our […]

Your Vote 2023

National Voter Registration Day

November 7, 2023 - November 8, 2023

Election Day is November 7, 2023. In Maine this year there will be two state legislative seats filled (District 45 and District 50) and numerous state and local ballot measures. Read more about these issues on Ballotpedia. Voting is a great privilege and come with some responsibilities. Make sure you are registered, know how to […]

Open Textbook Workshop

Open Textbook Workshop

November 8, 2023

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Are you interested in learning more about open education options? Join us to explore possible open textbook solutions. Did you know: Learn more about how open supports academic freedom and how you can choose more diverse, inclusive, and socially conscious course materials.

Banned Books

The American Library Association documented 1269 demands to censor library books and resources in 2022. That is almost double the 729 books challenges reported in 2021. From January 1 – August 31, there have already been 695 attempts to censor library materials and challenges to 1915 unique titles. Alarmingly, the majority of challenges in school […]

American Breakdown: A Conversation with Jennifer Lunden

American Breakdown: A Conversation with Jennifer Lunden

September 28, 2023

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Online on Zoom and livestreamed on; free and open to the public  This event will celebrate the publication of Lunden’s book, American Breakdown: Our Ailing Nation, My Body’s Revolt, and the Nineteenth-Century Woman Who Brought Me Back to Life (Harper Wave 2023), and will include a reading, facilitated conversation, and Q&A. American Breakdown is a Silent Spring for the human […]

At Home: A Reading by Rose Marasco

At Home: A Reading by Rose Marasco

September 14, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Join artist Rose Marasco for a reading and celebration of her new book At Home (OSMOS Books 2023), a memoir and meditation on the history of photography. Marasco is a key feminist voice among practitioners of vernacular photography and a widely exhibited photographer with works in many museum collections, who has also spent decades as a beloved and highly regarded teacher of photography.  […]