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Search for Books
||The MINERVA catalog searches for books in our library. You can even search libraries across the state for books we don't have. Access the full platform here, or get started with the widget below.
Our eBook collections are accessible via our trusted providers ProQuest and EBSCO. These collections provide thousands of unique, in-depth titles not available on our physical shelves.
CREDO Reference specializes in reference ebooks. It provides overview, background information - like a Wikipedia you can trust. Use the widget below to get started or access the full platform.
Provided by the State of Maine, the Cloud Library offers eBooks and AudioBooks for download. Start browsing online or download the app for a variety of platforms. Now you're free to read or listen on the go!
Research and Reference Help
Need a little help? Reference & research support from our Librarians is available! You can always email email@example.com with general questions or appointment requests. You can also make an appointment for a 30 or 60 minute conference by accessing the schedules below.
Students with more flexible schedules are also welcome to drop in during regular business hours.
Books present users with multitides of information and meet a variety of needs.
- For general information, historical context, biographies, etc. - look for the quick access and informative content of reference books.
- To learn about a specific topic in-depth - check out a book exclusively about your selected topic.
- Don't forget, reading isn't just for research. You can check out something that interests you and read for fun any time!
Books can provide a broad scope, as well as a level of detail that can't be found in briefer journal articles. However, books take time to publish, so the content will not always be as up-to-date as what you may find in a database.