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Maine's Business, Science and Technology Library: MBSTL

Our Mission

The Raymond H. Fogler Library is the designated State Research Library for Business, Science, and Technology (P. & S. 1999, ch. 33, Laws of Maine). Fogler Library serves as a resource for meeting the business, science and technology information needs of the citizens of the state of Maine. The Library serves as a portal for information resources in these areas. As such, part of the mission of the Library is to collect, evaluate, organize and disseminate business, science and technology information resources to the people of Maine.

Use of state funded subscription databases through MARVEL!  is limited to Maine residents. You may be forwarded to a user authentication page, where you will be prompted to create a user account.  For detailed information visit the MARVEL FAQ page.

Contact Us

Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469
Reference Desk: (207) 581-1673




Selection Criteria

Authority: resources authored or produced by individuals affiliated with government agencies, scholarly organizations, or professional associations.

Currency: materials that are up-to-date and show evidence of regular maintenance.

Content: resources that contain substantive content such as primary documents, reports, articles or data. 

Audience: the primary audience at this time consists of professionals, businesses and upper-level academics.

Format/Type: the primary focus at this time is on resources that are accessible via the Internet and freely available to all Maine citizens (this includes the State funded subscription databases).

Scope: a special effort will be made to seek out and include relevant Maine-related resources




Calendars of Events

Maine Technology Institute


University of Maine


Maine State Chamber of Commerce

5729 Fogler Library · University of Maine · Orono, ME 04469-5729 ; (207) 581-1673

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