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Services & Spaces

Services for Employees

One of your benefits as a full-time or part-time UNE employee is access to library services!

Borrow Books & DVDs

Check out books from the UNE Libraries. We have a broad selection of fiction and non-fiction titles, including popular reading, children’s, and young adult titles. To set up a library account using your UNE ID card, contact:

Portland Campus
Laurie Mathes
(207) 221-4326

Biddeford Campus
Jenna Blake Davis
(207) 602-2811

Audio Books, e-books & Streaming Video

Download popular e-books and audiobooks to a wide variety of devices, including smartphones, iPad/Android tablets, and Nook/Kindle Fire using the cloudLibrary database.

Borrow DVDs or watch movies for free at home using a streaming video database like Academic Video Online or Kanopy (Download the app on a Roku, iOS or Android device.)

Access to Other Libraries

Have materials from other libraries delivered for free to your UNE Campus using MaineCat or UNE Interlibrary Loan. You can also visit and borrow with Maine’s Reciprocal Borrowing Program.

Newspapers & Magazines

We subscribe to a range of local and regional newspapers, as well as popular magazines like Time, Sports Illustrated and Consumer Reports. Search for titles here. Many titles are available online.

UNE Art Galleries

Enjoy exhibits and special events at the UNE Art Galleries on both campuses. UNE employees are welcome at exhibit openings.

Connect to Maine State Library Resources

The Maine State Libraries’ Digital Maine Library offers many online resources including:

Language Learning

Study French or Spanish with Mango Languages or Pronunciator.


Find your roots with free library access to MyHeritage and Ancestry Library

Educational Resources for Kids & Parents

Support your child’s education at any level with access to National Geographic Kids, World Book Kids & World Book World of Early Learning and much more. Use the “audience” filter to locate resources for your child’s grade level.

Book Recommendations

Find your next great read using NoveList Plus, NoveList K-8 Plus, or Gale Books & Authors.


Learn to fix your car with the videos from Chilton Library or your home with the Gale Home Improvement Database. There are also resources for cooking, gardening, hobbies & crafts and more.

Lifelong Learning

Research just about anything with our extensive collections of online scholarly journals, books & ebooks, research databases, unique special collections, and more!

Questions & Help

If you have questions on this, or another, topic, contact a librarian for help! We are available by chat, phone, appointment and walk-in during business hours at both libraries.