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Museum Docents Library Basics: Community Library Resources

Library resources to assist in the basic research of museum objects in the Colby College Museum of Art.

Bixler Art and Music Library provides docents with on-site access to the outstanding encyclopedia Oxford Art Online, to the licensed journal article database Art Source, and other scholarly electronic resources that community users can use on site in any one of the Colby College Libraries. However, the State of Maine provides its citizens with other more generalized quality resources to use from home.

MARVEL: Maine's Virtual Library

    MARVEL! provides every resident of Maine with access to a collection of full text articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference books. For more information on using MARVEL at home on your computer, see the MARVEL FAQ

MaineCat: Borrow and Deliver To Your Local Library

MaineCat Statewide Catalog combines and links nearly 100 library collections contained in 10 large online library systems.  A single search scans more than 4.6 million unique titles and nearly 8.9 million items. A built-in requesting and transaction management system allows patrons of libraries using a qualifying online system to make online interlibrary loan requests. More..


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