University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Borrow a Bike

The Portland Campus Library has bicycles to loan. Simply ask for a bike at the library information desk and enjoy a ride around the beautiful Evergreen Cemetary, run a local errand, or cruise around campus. We loan bikes for 4 hours, and helmets and locks are included. For more information come by the Portland Campus […]

Earth Month

April is Earth Month! New knowledge can lead to climate positive action. We invite you to stop by UNE Libraries on both campuses to check out our ongoing The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) display and peruse the book titles we have available to deepen the UNE community’s understanding of the issues highlighted in […]

Open Education Week

March 7-11 is Open Education Week! OE Week is a celebration of the global open education movement. The goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide.   Cost of course materials is a top concern for both students and parents as prices have risen four times the rate of inflation over […]

Welcome Kate Harold

We are pleased to welcome Kate Harold to our library staff in the role of Collections Librarian. Kate has an extensive background in cataloging and records management and is responsible for creating and maintaining library records and the purchase and withdrawal of resources in accordance with our collections development policy. She also coordinates and manages interlibrary […]

Biophilia in the Library

Curious about the new plant dividers in the Portland Campus Library? We had long been looking to improve this space by creating some separation and take advantage of the bright lighting here. This seemed an ideal spot to bring some biophilic design into the library. Biophilic design is an emerging field of study in architecture […]

Preserving Women’s Voices

UNE History Professor Dr. Elizabeth DeWolfe recently published an article in Maine Women Magazine highlighting the Maine Women Writers Collection, founders Grace A. Dow and Dorothy M. Healy and their vision to collect and preserve the often overlooked and undervalued literary works of women. Read her article at

Home Fires Opening Reception

Home Fires Opening Reception

October 22, 2021

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

The University of New England Art Gallery on the Portland Campus is pleased to present “Home Fires: Freedom & Captivity.” An opening reception, free and open to the public, will be held Friday, Oct. 22, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The exhibit runs through January 23.Part of the statewide exhibition partnership “Freedom and Captivity,” […]

Your Vote 2021

National Voter Registration Day 2021 is September 28! Not registered to vote yet? Now is a great time to do it! Election Day is November 2, 2021. In Maine this year there will be Special State Legislative elections, Municipal Government elections, and state and local ballot measures. Read more about these issues on Ballotpedia. Voting […]

String Revolution: Textile and Visual Artifact

String Revolution: Textile and Visual Artifact

May 21, 2021 - September 24, 2021

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

This exhibit in the Biddeford Campus Gallery was co-curated by Hilary Irons and Elizabeth DeWolfe and combines several parallel but distinct imaginative paths involving the history, construction, and use of textiles. Artists Duncan Hewitt, Hannah Adams, and Isabelle O’Donnell use textile as an expressive form or subject, allowing reflection on the ways in which the […]

Resources for Viewpoint Diversity

In support of UNE’s core value to foster relentless inquiry as essential to learning and growth, we have created a new resource to explore diverse viewpoints on important, controversial or current topics. The information we see is increasingly tailored to our beliefs by social media profiles and search algorithms, leading to information silos that reinforce […]