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UMA Libraries Zoom Room Guidelines
UMA Libraries has two “Zoom Rooms” reserved for patrons to use during synchronous class sessions. One is located in Katz Library 104 (Augusta) and the other is located in Nottage Library - Belfast Hall 110 (Bangor).
Students who do not live on campus, yet are taking a combination of live in-person and live online classes may find them especially useful.
The rooms are “first come, first served” unless booked. UMA-affiliated patrons have priority of Zoom Room use over public. Public patrons have a max duration of 2 hours of room use per day. To use a Zoom Room, inquire at the Circulation Desk.
Guidelines for use of a Zoom Room include:
Users should not leave personal belongings or library technology unattended in the Zoom Room. Users are responsible for their own belongings and anything borrowed from the library, including headphones, laptops, and iPads.
When using a Zoom Room, users should be courteous to other patrons by maintaining reasonable speaking and video sound levels, and keeping the room clean by removing trash and furniture should be returned to its original place.
Users should be respectful of time and make sure they allow other patrons time to book each week.
Depending on availability, these rooms may also be used for personal or group study. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of Library Staff.
User Instructions & Help:
Instructions located near Zoom Cart.
For assistance, call IT Helpdesk and let them know you need immediate help: 1-800-696-4357
Welcome to UMA Libraries!
UMA Libraries’ mission supports the vision and goals of the University of Maine at Augusta to improve institutional outcomes by providing a dynamic and inclusive learning environment that empowers students, faculty, and researchers to access, evaluate, and use information effectively. We are committed to fostering intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and lifelong learning through high-quality collections, technologies, expertise, and programming that speaks to the unique needs of our community. We strive to cultivate a collaborative and supportive community that values diversity, inclusivity, and equitable access to information.
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The Bennett D. Katz Library sits at the center of the Augusta campus adjacent to the Michael Klahr Center. Equipped with computer technology, areas for quiet study and group activities, and quick access to staff and faculty, the Katz Library services a variety of community needs.
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The Nottage Library welcomes you to our space on the first floor of Belfast Hall at UMA Bangor. Here you will find comfortable furniture, group areas, quiet study spaces, and plenty of computer terminals. Staff are happy to assist you in finding the information you need and learning how to use it.
Using The Library
We are happy to help you. Here are some tips that will help you get the most out of your library visit.
- Please bring your student ID card every time you come to the library. You need it to borrow books, use the photocopier, and print from our computers.
- Please check in with us after you get your student ID so that we can activate your card.
- We have computers and WiFi access for both students/staff/faculty and community guests.
Students can borrow books, DVDs, and other items for the following periods:
- Books: 4 weeks
- Periodicals & Maine File: 1 week
- Videos: 2 weeks
- Course Reserves: varies – please call ahead for details.
Be sure you know the due date for any library materials you check out. We will send you a notice of any overdue books. Returning or renewing books promptly at this point will avoid all fines. Your next notice will be an emailed and printed bill for $55.00. If you return books after they have been billed to you, your cost for URSUS books will be removed.
If no one else is waiting for the books checked out to you, you may renew them by phone, in person, or through the online catalog (URSUS). Renewal lets you avoid all overdue notices and bills. Periodicals, Maine File materials, videos, and reserves cannot be renewed.