You are all so amazingly helpful, and we all get to share all these updates!
Thank you again.
Nancy Eaton
Waterford Library

On Sun, Oct 10, 2021 at 5:26 PM Crystal Wilder <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> In response to "Microfiche Reader access": Because things have changed
> considerably due to COVID-19 since 2019, here's an update about the
> University of Southern Maine Libraries' current accessibility.   *I wanted
> to alert everyone to these changes *before* sending any patrons to use our
> libraries.*
>
> This is the official Fall 2021 statement found at
> https://usm.maine.edu/library/return :
> "For Fall 2021, USM Libraries will be open to all University of Maine
> System students, faculty, and staff through card swipe access*. Friends of
> USM and members of the public may access library services, resources, and
> Special Collections in person by appointment or continue to work with us
> remotely <https://usm.maine.edu/library/remote-library-resources>. If you
> require in-person library services, please call us at (207) 780-5345
> (Gorham), (207) 753-6540 Lewiston-Auburn, (207) 780-4270 (Portland) or fill
> out this form <https://usm-maine.libwizard.com/f/libraryvisit> to schedule
> a library visit."
>
> In short, public patrons (not currently USM students, staff, or faculty),
> may make an appointment to enter the libraries during regular business
> hours.  These appointments are supposed to be made at least 24-hours in
> advance of each visit.
>
> So, your patron may still utilize our microfilm/microfiche readers, but
> they cannot simply walk in the doors anymore, unless they are current USM
> members, with their university ID cards.  Also, masks are required at all
> times in all university buildings.
>
> Just wanted to let you know about our current rules & regs.
> Happy Day!
> Crystal
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2021 at 2:42 PM Racheal L. Sylvester <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > It looks like someone has also looked for one back in 2019 and the
> > answer says there was one at Portland's Glickman Library, Gorham's
> > Library, and in the Lewiston Auburn Library, although this one does
> > not have a printer.  I hope this helps and have a good rest of your
> > weekend,
> >
> > -Sincerely,
> >
> > Racheal Sylvester
> > Outreach Coordinator
> > Bridgton Public Library
> >
> > p.s
> >
> > https://libanswers.usm.maine.edu/faq/196393
> >
> > Quoting Waterford Library <[log in to unmask]>:
> >
> > > Anyone know if these still exist and where to find and use them?
> > > Have a patron in need.
> > > We are in southern Oxford county, but obviously will travel as needed.
> > > Many thanks.
> > > Nancy Eaton
> > > Waterford Library Association
> > >
> >
>
>
> --
> Crystal Wilder
> University of Southern Maine
> Gorham Campus Library - ILL
> 37 College Avenue
> Gorham, ME  04038
> (207) 780-5343
> OCLC Code: PGP
>