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BUA 101 Introduction to Business Course Guide: Finding Books

An introduction to Fogler library resources for first-year students in Business

Option 1: URSUS (Library Catalog)

Use URSUS, our library catalog, to search for books by keywords, author, title, or subject. (For more information regarding different search techniques, click here).

Most books at Fogler Library are shelved by Library of Congress Classification.  In addition, Fogler has a growing collection of ebooks.

URSUS not only includes items located in the University of Maine's Raymond H. Fogler Library, but also materials from several other area libraries. Items located at Fogler Library will include Orono under "Location" .

If the item is not available at University of Maine at Orono, items from other URSUS libraries may be requested by University of Maine students, faculty, and staff. Materials will be delivered in approximately 5 working days. 

Option 2 MaineCat

If the item is not available in URUS catalog, search MaineCat, the online catalog for libraries across the state.

For more information see - Borrowing Materials from MaineCat

For addition help please contact your Librarian!

Option 3: WorldCat

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If you do not find the book you are looking for in URSUS or MaineCat, you can also  search WorldCat, an online catalog of materials held by over 72,000 libraries worldwide. 

 You can collect the book information from WorldCat and request it via Interlibrary Loan. For the first time user, you need to click First Time User to create your account and set your passwords.


URSUS Catalog Search

Search the URSUS Catalog for book titles.

Business-related Materials Call Numbers:

HA1-4737  Statistics
HB1-3840  Economic theory.  Demography
HC10-1085 Economic history and conditions
HD28-9999 Industries.  Land use.  Labor
HE1-9990   Transportation and communications
HF1-6182   Commerce
HG1-9999   Finance
HJ9-9940    Public finance

Borrowing Policy

The loan periods for the circulating collection for University of Maine Undergraduate Students are 28 days.

You can borrow 150 books

You may renew your own books from the library home page at my library account on URSUS.

Material is limited to two renewals.

More details, please refer to: Fogler Library Borrowing Policies and Loan Rules

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