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Darling Marine Center, University of Maine

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This is a history of the library at the Darling Marine Center. The Louise Dean Library is a branch of the University of Maine's Fogler Library. It began as four shelves of books in the canning closet of Mr. Darling's farmhouse in 1966. The library now holds over 10,000 marine science books and 8,000 bound periodical books. It houses hundreds of print serials, many of which are unique state holdings that are not available electronically. The library has 5 work station computers and wireless Internet providing access to thousands of current UM electronic science journal subscriptions. It also has a legacy Reprint Collection and a legacy Sea Grant Collection, both indexed, as well as a Leisure Reading Exchange for visitors and staff.

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