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Special Collections: Public Colleges and Universities

Public Colleges and Universities

Darling Marine Center

Digital Collections

  • Invertebrate Biology and Ecology

Maine Aquaculture Timeline

Darling Center Collection

Contact information Randy Lackovic

Access: general public is welcome and contact the librarian due to varied hours 

Lewiston-Auburn College

Access: No circulation. Reprints and copies available on request. In exceptional cases items may be loaned to other archives.

Maine Maritime Academy

  • Maps and charts(do not circulate)
  • Special collections-maritime history, Maine history and World War II (non-circulating)
  • Additional information contact the library

Access: open to the general public.

UM Augusta

Terry Plunkett Collection.

  • Books and Videos
  • Focus on contemporary Maine fiction and poetry
  • Items stored in the Katz Library not a specified archive location

Mande Kora: West African System of Thought

Digital Collections at the Libraries throughout Maine

  • Search selected digital collections

Access: open to UMA faculty, staff, students and the community

UMA- Bangor Campus

See Augusta Maine.

UM Farmington

Spenciner Curriculum Materials Center

Access: an educator's card is required to checkout items and limits on specific items ( see staff for details)

Assistive Technology Collection

Maine Memory Network

Normal School History

Access: open to all members of the community and academic purposes supersedes all other usages


UM Fort Kent

Blake Library Special Collections

Access: open to the public but need to contact staff for accessibility.  All materials are non-circulating but faculty will need to contact library staff to use in the classroom.

Blake Library Special Collections Policy

UM Machias

Historical and Genealogical Resources

  • Books on regional history
  • Access to website
  • 19th century newspapers on microfilm

Rare books do not circulate

Digital Collections

Access: open to the public

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