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Patent and Trademark Resource Center: PTRC Hours and Directions to Campus

Hours and Directions




The PTRC Orono Office is open Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Check the library hours homepage for holiday closures. 

It is highly recommended that you email in advance to make an appointment as there is no guarantee that the PTRC representative will be available. The librarian for the PTRC is available for email and zoom appointment consultations. Please get in touch!


Directions to Campus


  1. Contact the Parking Office at 207.581.4047 for information about temporary parking passes or email, a pass can be emailed to you before you arrive on campus. 
  2. Check the online campus map for parking locations.

From the South:

  1. Take I-95 to Exit 193 (Formerly Exit 51).
  2. Turn right onto Stillwater Ave.
  3. Follow Stillwater Ave. for 1.5 miles.
  4. At the 4th traffic light from I-95, turn right onto College Ave.
  5. Follow College Ave. for 1.5 miles.
  6. The University of Maine campus is on the left. Do not take the first entrance at the Alfond Arena. 
  7. Fogler Library is closest to the second entrance, opposite the steam plant. Turn left into campus and stay to the right at the 'Y' in the road. At the first stop sign turn left. Note: there are 2 roads to the left here. The road that is the sharper left has visitor street parking. The other road is closer to the library and has some visitor parking on the right. The Fogler Library is the 3 story building at the end of the open 'mall' or 'lawn' area near these parking areas. 

From the North:

  1. Take I-95 to Exit 51
  2. Turn left onto Stillwater Ave.
  3. Follow steps 3-7 above

Other PTRC Locations

Anyone may use a PTRC even if they are not a resident of the state or city in which it is located.

If you live in southern Maine, the PTRC library in Boston, MA may be closer.  A complete list of PTRCs is available organized by state.

Massachusetts: Boston Public Library
666 Boylston St.
Boston, ME 02117
617.536.5400 x265

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

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