USM Libraries

Remote Library Resources

Ask-a-Librarian service is staffed 7-days per week.  You may connect with a library staff member via chat, email, or phone.  We can help you find the answers you need! usm.ref@maine.edu 

Library & Tutoring Assistance Zoom Research Help Space 
Hours available: Monday-Friday 12pm-4pm

Interlibrary Loan - Articles and Book Chapters sent directly to your email. Questions, email noah.burch@maine.edu

Electronic Reserves are available 24/7.  Please have your faculty member contact the library to add items to Electronic Reserve. (usm.reserves@maine.edu

Textbooks on Reserves - A reminder to students that the Libraries’ electronic reserves (e-reserves) system is available and many classes contain the required reading materials for your course.  If you have been using the Textbooks on Reserves in the Libraries in print format, first check Vitalsource (use @maine.edu email to login or create an account) and Redshelf to see if the textbook is available for free for the rest of the semester.  If it is not, ask your faculty member to request the appropriate chapters or pages be scanned and placed on e-reserves.  Faculty can submit scanning requests to usm.reserves@maine.edu

USM Digital Commons - Find University research and scholarship in our online repository 

USM Digital Learning (CTEL) - For Faculty teaching online

Learning Support - Tutoring and other academic resources for students 

Special Collections - Questions, email susie.bock@maine.edu

Osher Map Library - Questions, email oml-usm@maine.edu 



Other library questions? Email usmlibraryadmin@maine.edu