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ABI/INFORM Collection

Business database containing thousands of journals. Covers business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, marketing, advertising, ethics and more.

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry

Trade and industry news from trade journals, reports, magazines, conference proceedings and more.  In-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, and trends to study and compare major industries.

Academic OneFile

Comprehensive database covers leading journals in the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects. State of Maine funded.

Academic Search Complete

Multi-disciplinary, scholarly database with articles and citations from peer-reviewed journals. Creating an Advanced Search (video tutorial)

Academic Video Online

Multidisciplinary streaming video titles including documentary, feature films, video demonstrations and more.


Anesthesiology textbooks, procedures videos, practice guidelines, interactive Board Review, and a drug database to help physicians, students, and nurse anesthetists prepare for cases and board certification. 10 minute tour video. Mobile app instructions.


A collection of medical resources including Harrison’s Online, Hurst’s the Heart, Goodman & Gilman’s Pharmacology and the Lange Educational Library. Mobile app instructions.


Textbooks, case files, multimedia, drugs, review questions and more. Covers the entire spectrum of neurology. Mobile app instructions.


Textbooks including DiPiro’s Pharmacotherapy, hundreds of drug-therapy cases and care plans, drug and NAPLEX test prep questions, multimedia resources and more. Mobile app instructions.


Online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Mobile app instructions.


National Agricultural Library database of agriculture, forestry, and animal science research.

Agricultural & Environmental Science Collection

Environmental sciences journals, conferences, reports, and other sources from 1960-present.


Articles from newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. Provides an alternative to mainstream media perspectives.

AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine Database)

Alternative medicine database covering mainly European journals.

America: History and Life

Historical literature for the United States and Canada, from 1964 on.

American Heart Association Ebook Collection

e-books published by the American Heart Association.

Ancestry Library

Billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

International literature of aquatic and marine sciences from 1978 to present. State of Maine funded.

Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Clinical skills videos on head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques.

Biography: Gale In Context

Biographical information on the world’s most influential people. Includes videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers.

Biological Sciences Collection

Biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology sources from 1982 to present.

BioOne Complete

Biological, ecological and environmental sciences journals from scholarly societies and non-commercial publishers.

Birds of the World

Species accounts written by ornithologists and other experts on bird species of the world. Includes sounds, images, video, distributional maps, and model output generated by eBird.

BMC (BioMed Central)

Peer-reviewed open access journals in all areas of medical research and biology.

Books & Authors (Gale)

Find books to match your interests. Covers all genres and reading levels. State of Maine funded.

Business Market Research Collection

Corporate data, industry analyses, summary financials, and editorial content on public and non-public companies and their key executives. Includes Hoover’s Company Profiles.

Business Premium Collection

Scholarly journals, trade publications, dissertations, working papers, market reports, newspapers, and other sources relevant to research in business and economics. State of Maine funded.

Cabell’s Predatory Reports

The only list of deceptive and predatory academic journals. Specialists analyze over 60 behavioral indicators to keep researchers and scholars protected from exploitative operations.

Case Files Collection

Comprehensive case collection to help apply basic science and clinical medicine concepts in the context of realistic patient cases. From AccessMedicine.

CINAHL Complete

The comprehensive source for nursing and allied health journals, including physical and occupational therapy, physician assistant, public health, and more. Video tutorials.

Clinical Pharmacology

Drug information for hospital and retail pharmacies, managed care settings, pharmacy and medical schools, and industry. Mobile app instructions.


Clinical search engine that collates clinical information for fast, concise answers at point-of-care. Mobile app instructions.


Use your UNE ID card number as your library card to download popular ebooks and audiobooks to a variety of devices. State of Maine funded.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

Reports of controlled trials from MEDLINE, Embase, other databases, trial registers, and hand searches of journals.

Cochrane Clinical Answers

A physician-focused resource that provides answers to clinical questions.

Cochrane Collection Plus

Searches multiple Cochrane databases, including Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, and Cochrane Clinical Answers.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Full-text systematic reviews and protocols for reviews currently being prepared focusing on the effects of healthcare from the Cochrane Collaboration.

Communications and Mass Media: Gale OneFile

Information on all aspects of communications and mass media, including advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, journalism and more. State of Maine funded.

Computer Science: Gale OneFile

Information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

Independent test results and information to help health care providers and consumers identify the best quality health and nutrition products including vitamins, herbal products, functional foods, and more.

Contemporary Women’s Issues

Mainstream and alternative publications with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women’s lives in more than 190 countries. Contains hard-to-find newsletters, NGO research reports, and ephemeral literature from research institutes and grass roots organizations.

Counseling and Therapy in Video

Streaming video collection for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Diverse videos and perspectives allow users to see, experience, and study counseling.

CQ Researcher

Covers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.

Credo Reference

Reference tools covering all key disciplines. Includes subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, handbooks, videos and images. Start research here to get authoritative, citable background information.

Culinary Arts: Gale OneFile

Articles from major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit. State of Maine funded.

Dentistry & Oral Science Source

Articles and citations from hundreds of dental and oral sciences journals. Covers all areas of dentistry including dental public health, endodontics, odontology, pediatric dentistry, periodontology etc.

Digital Maine Library

Provides every resident of Maine with free online access to thousands of newspapers, magazines, journals, and reference books.

Dissertations & Theses Global

The most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. Many are available in PDF format, and most include free twenty-four page previews.

Diversity Studies: Gale OneFile

Articles from hundreds of journals that explore cultural differences, and the contributions and influences of diverse populations in the global community. State of Maine funded.

Doody’s Core Titles

A list of the essential book titles in medicine and across the health sciences.

DUNE: DigitalUNE

DUNE: DigitalUNE is the UNE’s open access institutional repository. Archives and provides access to the scholarly and creative works and unique resources produced at UNE, including student and faculty theses, articles, journals, posters, and presentations.


Evidence-based decision tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. Information is concise and bulleted. Video tutorials. Mobile app instructions.

Ebook Central

E-books from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas along with powerful research tools.

Ebscohost eBook Collection

Access to online versions of over 10,000 books. Funding for some of the titles provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System.


Information on accounting, capital markets, econometrics, economic forecasting, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and more. State of Maine funded.

Education Database – ProQuest

Journals, dissertations and supporting research on the theory and practice of education.

Educator’s Reference Complete

Covers all levels of education and educational specialty, including technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing as well as issues in administration, funding, and policy. Provides full-text for titles in the ERIC database. State of Maine funded.


International biomedical literature, including MEDLINE records. Commonly used to track drugs and devices, and to support systematic reviews.

Entrepreneurship: Gale Business

Articles and other resources on entrepreneurship, economic development, business planning, financing, marketing, market research, and management. State of Maine funded.

Environment Complete

Covers agriculture, ecology, energy, natural resources, and other environmental areas. State of Maine funded.

ERIC – ProQuest

ProQuest search of the ERIC database. Education research and information from the Institute of Education Services of the U.S. Department of Education. Includes  resources back to 1966, from journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more.

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)

Education research and information from the Institute of Education Services of the U.S. Department of Education. Includes  resources back to 1966, from journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more.

Evidence Analysis Library (EAL)

A synthesis of the best, most relevant nutritional research on important dietetic practice questions.

Exam Master

Create an individual account using your UNE email address to access practice exams for the USMLE, PANCE, NAPLEX, NBDE, board certification exams, and review medical subjects.

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers

Drug information from databases including Drug Facts and Comparisons, Briggs’ Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation, REMS, Review of Natural Products, and more. Offers interactive tools such as product availability, interactions, drug ID, and calculators.

Fine Arts Collection: Gale OneFile

Databases for students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking, including the Wilson Art Index and the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM). State of Maine funded.

FSTA: Food Science & Technology Abstracts

Journal articles, trade publications, books, conference proceedings and patents related to every aspect of the food and health sectors such as major commodities, food sciences, pet foods, food psychology, food economics, food safety and more. State of Maine funded.


Information on the impact of gender in family relationships, childbirth, domestic abuse, work, sexual harassment, aging, body image, eating disorders, social roles and in areas such as the arts, education, politics, religion, and more.

Global Issues: Gale In Context

Global perspectives on issues of international importance, current world events, and topics in the news.

Global Newsstream

Recent global news content from newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites, as well as archives back into the 1980s. State of Maine funded.


Information about environmental concerns such as global warming, energy conservation, natural resources, and pollution.

Harrison’s Online

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and updates.

Health & Medical Collection

Journals and clinical research titles, instructional videos, dissertations and working papers covering all major clinical and healthcare disciplines.

Health and Medicine: Gale OneFile

Articles and reference content, pamphlets and videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries for nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. State of Maine funded.

Healthcare Administration Database

Information from leading publications covering all aspects of health administration, including public health and safety, hospitals, finance, personnel management, insurance, population studies, labor relations and law.


Historical and government documents; includes the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Reports back to 1754, and databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, and more. Getting Started with HeinOnline (tutorial) and Searching 101 (video).

Historic Journals and Osteopathic Books

Content from a range of osteopathic journals and books. Curated by the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University,

Historical Newspapers – ProQuest

Archive of 5 newspaper titles: Guardian and Observer: 1791-2003, Hartford Courant: 1764-1985, New York Amsterdam News: 1922-1993, New York Times: 1851-2007 and the Washington Post: 1877-1994.

Historical Statistics of the United States

Population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations statistics from colonial times to present.

Hospital Prescriber’s Letter

Evidence-based drug therapy information to improve patient outcomes, enhance transitions of care, and increase HCAHP scores.

ICE Video Library

Videos filmed with real therapists and patients with various diagnoses in acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and ICU settings for students and faculty in PT and OT programs. Starting Guide video

Instruct – Health Science

Health science-specific instruction content for teaching foundational skills such as information literacy and critical thinking.

Instruct – InfoLit

Tools for teaching information literacy and critical thinking skills including standards based videos, tutorials and quizzes.

Journal Citation Reports

Critically evaluate the world’s leading journals with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data.


Back issues of core scholarly journals as well as books and primary sources in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences.


Streaming films, documentaries and training videos from producers including PBS, Media Education Foundation, Criterion Collection, California Newsreel, HBO, First Run Features, BBC and more.

Leadership and Management: Gale OneFile

Professional development resource for educators. Covers topics such as 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning and continuing education, and more. State of Maine funded.

LearningExpress Library

Interactive online learning platform with practice tests, tutorials, and books to prepare for exams in certification and licensing, college and graduate school admissions, and more. State of Maine funded.


Law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, bar association journals, and international legal journals.


Point-of-care drug information including drug ID, interactions, IV compatibility, toxicology, patient education, and more. Used in many hospitals; integrates with UpToDate. Video tutorial.  Mobile app instructions. 

Lexicomp for Dentistry

Current and accurate point-of-care information across clinical knowledge areas in dentistry.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract

Library and information science journals, books, research reports and more.

Literature Resource Center: Gale

Literature research resources including Twayne’s Authors Series, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and Dictionary of Literary Biography. State of Maine funded.

LWW Health Library

Medicine and health sciences textbooks, multimedia resources, and teaching and learning tools from publisher Lippincott.

LWW Health Library: Osteopathic Medicine Collection

Osteopathic Medicine textbooks and supporting titles from publisher Lippincott

Maine News

Maine newspapers including the Bangor Daily News and Portland Press Herald, plus selected coverage of other regional sources. State of Maine funded.

Maine News Index

Abstracts and citations from Portland and Maine newspapers and magazines including Down East, MaineBiz, Portland Monthly, and the Portland Phoenix. Compiled by Portland Public Library Portland Room staff.

Mango Languages

Online language learning software for  Spanish and French.


Current and historical articles, reviews, abstracts and book information for mathematical sciences literature from the American Mathematical Society. MathSciNet tutorials. 

Medical Letter

Critical appraisals of new prescription drugs and comparative reviews of drugs for common diseases. Mobile app instructions.

Medicine (Decker)

Current, comprehensive medical information covering all 15 subspecialties of internal medicine.

MEDLINE – ProQuest

A ProQuest search of the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s biomedical database MEDLINE, which contains articles, citations and books from biomedical allied health, and biological and physical sciences literature.


PubMed’s search of the US National Library of Medicine biomedical database MEDLINE, which contains millions of citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. PubMed user guide, PubMed online training, “Find articles on a topic” interactive tutorial.

Merriam-Webster’s Online

Merriam-Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary, Law Dictionary, Medical Dictionary, Thesaurus, Language Translation tools and more. State of Maine funded.


Evidence-based clinical reference for management of medications, diseases, and toxicology, plus lab test and patient education information. Includes Red Book Online, Trissel’s IV Compatibility, CareNote, Neofax/Pediatrics, and more.Mobile app instructions.

MLA Directory of Periodicals

Detailed information on journals including editorial contact information, frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography

Literature, language, linguistics, and folklore records from 1963 to the present from the  Modern Language Association.

Natural Medicines

Evidence-based resource on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary and integrative therapies.

NEJM Resident 360

Resources to prepare for your next rotation and support for coping with the pressures of resident life from the New England Journal of Medicine.

New York Times

Full text of the national newspaper of record for the last three years. State of Maine funded.

News: Gale In Context

Articles from U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading international titles. Also includes images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. State of Maine funded.

Nexis Uni

News, business, and legal sources from LexisNexis® including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Nexis Uni tutorials. 

North American Women’s Letters and Diaries

Archive of Canadian and American women’s published and unpublished diaries and correspondence from Colonial times, through 1950.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Popular reading database for teachers and for K – 8 level readers. Includes fiction and non-fiction book recommendations, recommended reading lists, and curriculum-driven material to help integrate reading across subject areas in the classroom. State of Maine funded.

NoveList Plus

Popular reading database of fiction and non-fiction book recommendations for high school – adult readers. State of Maine funded.

Nursing & Allied Health Database

Scholarly literature, clinical training videos, reference materials and evidence-based resources for students in nursing and allied health professions.

Nursing Reference Center

A point-of-care reference tool providing clinical evidence and knowledge on diseases and conditions, skills and procedures, drug information, patient education, and practice guidelines. Video tutorialMobile app instructions.

Oceanic Abstracts

Worldwide technical literature on the marine and brackish-water environment, marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics. State of Maine funded.


Key dissertations and theses from American universities 1902 to present. Links to full-text when available through institutional repositories.

Opposing Viewpoints: Gale In Context

Viewpoints on current events and social issues including topic overviews, magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, court-case overviews, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and websites. State of Maine funded.


Digital library with current osteopathic literature and historical documents.


OTseeker (Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence) contains abstracts of systematic reviews, randomized controlled trials and other resources relevant to occupational therapy interventions.

Oxford English Dictionary

The accepted authority on the English language. Includes present-day meanings but also the history of individual words, and of the language.

Oxford Medicine Online

Online access to medical texts and videos from Oxford University Press

PDR (Prescribers’ Digital Reference)

FDA approved drug information including interactions, side effects, recommended dosages, contraindications, and more. Free site, but you must register to use it.

Pharmacist’s Letter

Timely, unbiased, peer-reviewed, drug therapy information written by pharmacists and delivered in a concise, clear-cut, and easy-to-understand format.


Textbooks, interactive NAPLEX review, case studies, abstracts from the Journal of the APhA, and news sources from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine: Gale OneFile

Proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more from academic journals and magazines in the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. State of Maine funded.

Prescriber’s Letter

Concise, unbiased recommendations and advice on new developments in drug therapy.

Project Muse

Articles from journals in the humanities and social sciences, including literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, & gender studies.

ProQuest Central

A multidisciplinary database, over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences .


Peer-reviewed scholarly articles in psychology published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and affiliated journals.


Psychiatric resources from American Psychiatric Publishing including the DSM-5® and The American Journal of Psychiatry. Mobile app instructions.

Training videos featuring leading practitioners in psychotherapy.


Peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health from journals, books, dissertations, and reports. From the American Psychological Association.


Psychological measures, scales, surveys, and other instruments essential to research in the behavioral and social sciences. From the American Psychological Association.

Public Health Database – ProQuest

Core literature in the field of public health, including biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, behavioral sciences, international public health and more.


PubMed with a new user-friendly interface and improved search engine. Searches the US National Library of Medicine biomedical database MEDLINE which contains millions of citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. PubMed user guide, PubMed online training, “Find articles on a topic” interactive tutorial.

PubMed Central (PMC)

Free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). PMC FAQs,  MEDLINE, PubMed, and PubMed Central (PMC) – how are they different? 

R2 Digital Library

Medical, nursing, and allied health book titles from key health science publishers. Offers an extensive selection of Doody’s Core Titles.


Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) is a web tool for research data collection and management. Build and manage online surveys, customize data collection forms, create longitudinal studies, administer multi-site studies, export data to statistical packages and more. Contact UNE administrator shown on REDCap page to create account.


Web-based reference management tool to collect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups. RefWorks basics video tutorial.

Rehabilitation Reference Center

Evidence-based clinical reference tool for rehabilitation clinicians at the point-of-care. Video Tutorial. 

Religion and Philosophy: Gale OneFile

Magazines and academic journals covering religion and the related areas of philosophy and anthropology. State of Maine funded.

Sage Journals

Research journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.

Science: Gale In Context

Topic overviews, biographies, articles, images and videos, detailed experiments, biographies and dictionaries covering all major science topics. State of Maine funded.


Scientific, technical, and medical research from scholarly journal publisher Elsevier.


References, substances, and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. You’ll need to create your own username and password to use SciFinder. SciFinder Tutorials.


Citations and abstracts from scholarly research journals across the sciences. Advanced tools for citation analysis and journal ranking. Video Tutorials. 

SMART (Scientific and Medical Art) Imagebase

Download high quality medical illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, pathology, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other medical topics.

Social Work Abstracts

Social Work journals covering therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health and more. From the National Association of Social Workers, Inc. Using Social Work Abstracts video tutorial.


Research journals and other publications in sociology and related disciplines.


Articles from sports and sports medicine journals, including exercise physiology, coaching, training and conditioning, and related topics.

Symptom Media

Mental health education and training film library. Simulations and assessment tools guided by the DSM 5 and ICD 10  which portray mental health issues and diagnoses in a wide variety of educational and treatment settings.

Thieme MedOne Education

Access the electronic versions of select Thieme Atlases and Textbooks.


Citations and abstracts from journal articles, books, technical reports, theses, letter, papers and more covering on all areas of toxicology.

U.S. History: Gale In Context

Primary and secondary U.S. history sources from publishers Macmillan, Scribner and others. State of Maine funded.

Ulrichsweb: Global Serials Directory

Provides detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on journals and magazines published throughout the world.


Evidence-based, synthesized medical information for point-of-care decision-making. Topics authored by physician experts are continually updated to collate the best current evidence. Requires registration for a personal account to useUpToDate video tutorials. Mobile app instructions.


Covers stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities. Licensed for up to 6 simultaneous users. State of Maine Funded.

Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas

A comprehensive 3D atlas of the human body. First time access will take about 30 seconds to load, after that it will load quickly. Video tutorials.  Mobile app instructions. 

Web of Science

Citations, abstracts and articles from zoological literature including professional journals, magazines, newsletters, monographs, books, reviews, and conference proceedings.


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