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Services & Spaces

Biddeford Campus Jack S. Ketchum Library

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Study Spaces

The Biddeford Campus library features three floors of study space.

  • Silent study is located on the upper level
  • Collaborative study spaces are available on the main and lower levels.

Study tables, carrels, soft seating, adjustable-height and fixed standing-height study tables are available.

Study space policies.

Study Rooms

There are 8 private and group study rooms in the library, available for first come, first served use.

24-Hour Study Space

24-hour study space is available in the library lower level. This space offers a black and white printer, microwave, hot and cold filtered water, and access to the Windward 365 Café for food and drink. Use your UNE ID card at the Bush Center front entrance or the back door opposite the Commons to access this space when the library is closed.

Meeting Spaces

The St. Francis Room is available for meetings, lectures, and events and contains video conference and presentation equipment, and a piano. The St. Francis room may be used as study space when not otherwise in use.

Art Gallery Spaces

The UNE Art Gallery at the Ketchum Library is located on the library main level and holds regular exhibits on artistic, cultural, and academic topics of interest to UNE. Gallery space can be reserved for meetings and events. The gallery is available as study space when not otherwise in use.

Maine Connection: The George and Barbara Bush Exhibit on the library main level can also be used as study space.

Food & Drink

Food and drink are allowed. The Windward 365 Café in the library lower level is open 24/7 and serves Starbucks coffee, sandwiches, frozen meals, snacks and more. A microwave is available. Hot and cold filtered water is available on the main and lower levels.


Accessible restrooms are available on all three library levels. All-gender restrooms are located on the main and upper levels.

Printers, Computers & Technology

The library has PC computers, black & white printers, and a multi-function copy/scan/fax machine.

Computers require a valid UNE login for use. Visitors may request guest access by appointment. Please allow at least 48 hours before your intended visit.

Do not save your work to library computers! Downloaded files, personal settings, browser cache, and cookies are deleted when you log off or time out. Use cloud storage such as OneDrive or Google Docs, or a USB drive to save your work.

The 24-seat library computer lab can be reserved for library instruction classes. The lab computers are available for general use when not being used for classes.


All computers are equipped with basic software, including Microsoft Office Suite, as well as:

  • ArcGIS Pro 
  • GeoGebra 5 
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 27 
  • Logger Pro
  • Maple
  • MATLAB R2022a 
  • MySQL Workbench  
  • Palisade DecisionTools Suite
  • RStudio 
  • SimUText 
  • SYSTAT 13 
  • Texas Instruments Windows Driver Package 

Contact UNE’s Information Technology Services (ITS) with questions about campus computer software.


Students receive a 500 sheet print credit at the beginning of each semester. Learn more about printing on campus. Color and large format or volume printing is available at the copy center on each campus. Email

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Ann Price, Access Services Librarian

Questions & Help

If you have questions or need help with anything in the Biddeford Campus Library, see the staff at the library front desk or contact Access Services Librarian Ann Price.