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Darling Marine Center Information Resources

Raymond H. Fogler Library Services and Resources

Reference and Information Literacy

Librarians at Fogler Libaray are available to provide tailored reference and research help for faculty, staff, and students.

In addition to research instruction and consultations, there is also an online guide curated for the Darling Marine Center ( The guide highlights resources, services, and materials relevant to research and courses at the DMC. There is also a guide for the School of Marine Sciences (, as well as several subject guides that appear with other Marine Sciences guides. Those include:

At faculty request, course guides can also be created to help students access resources related to specific courses or sections.

DMC faculty, students, and staff can contact Fogler's Ask a Librarian service directly.



Fogler Library provides many e-resources that are available 24/7. DMC faculty, students, and staff can access these resources from anywhere in the world using UMaine’s single sign-on:

  • E-serials: 142,082
  • E-books: 1,060,758
  • Research databases: 364

Fogler Library also provides:

  • 3.6 million volumes  (count includes print monographs; print serial volumes; and 2.4 million government documents in all formats)
  • 1.6 million microforms  (count excludes government document microforms)
  • 208,406 media (16,676 physical format e.g. DVDs, CDs; 191,730 streaming music, audiobooks, film & video)
  • 57,000 items in the Digital Commons and a section for the School of Marine Sciences:


Access to Resources for Darling Marine Center patrons

DMC patrons may borrow from any library in the URSUS database ( and from MaineCat (  DMC patrons can directly request these items, and the materials will be delivered to their office address at DMC via UPS. To return materials bring them to the Administrative Specialist in the Barn.

DMC patrons may also borrow materials from other libraries using Interlibrary Loan. Fogler Library staff have created a guide ( that provides the link to ILLiad and explains the process for requesting items through Interlibrary Loan.

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