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Useful Library Information

Requesting Items USM Doesn't Own


If we don't have what you're looking for, there are ways to obtain books, articles and videos from other libraries. If you're not sure if we have something, feel free to Ask a Librarian!

  • URSUS
    Locate books at the other UMaine campuses and large Public Libraries
  • MaineCat
    Search all Maine libraries, public and collegiate, in the state. It's free and fast!


Library staff will be happy to help in any way.

Library Tools

  • USM Laptop Printing
    Use PaperCut to send any Word, PDF, or image document to printers on campus
  • Mobile Apps
    A collection of Mobile Apps used for searching the library..
  • LibX - Firefox
    LibX- Google Chrome
    The LibX browser plug-in that makes it easy to find books and articles you find on the web at sites like Amazon.com or Google Scholar at the USM Libraries.
  • RefWorks
    An online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
  • Zotero
    Collect and Manage Your Research Resources Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.