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Services & Spaces

Services for Visitors

Important: Library Services for visitors have been temporarily suspended in alignment with the UNE Onward COVID-19 response plan. Visitors may request an appointment for the use of archival and special collections materials. Our participation in Maine’s Reciprocal Borrowing Program has likewise been suspended until further notice.

Services available to visitors

Library Spaces

The Biddeford Campus Library and Portland Campus Library welcome visitors from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. Holiday, summer & vacation hours may vary. A valid UNE ID card is needed to enter the buildings outside these hours.

Visitors are expected to respect our Library Use Policy.

Library Materials

We participate in the Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program. Anyone with a valid library card from a participating library may borrow eligible library items.

Use of some materials in our special collections may require an appointment. Items on course reserve require a UNE ID card to access.

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Computers & Wi-Fi

Computers on campus require a valid UNE login, but you can use our open Wi-Fi to connect to the internet using your own device. Printing is not available. If you are visiting to do research you may request guest access to a library computer during business hours or by appointment

Conference attendees will receive a guest login so that you can access our computers and printers. Learn about the computers and technology in the libraries.

Online Resources

Access to our subscription online resources is restricted by license to those with a valid UNE login and password. Access is not available for purchase. If you are visiting to do research you may request guest access to a library computer during business hours or by appointment.

Please Note:

While UNE Libraries welcomes visitors, our materials, spaces and services are intended primarily to support UNE students, faculty and staff. We reserve the right to restrict library access to UNE ID card-holders at any time without notice.