OML’s collections are open to all researchers, from fourth-graders to octogenerians. Access is not restricted solely to academics with a PhD!
Online Research: Users may search for maps and books online.
Onsite Research at OML:
Before visiting OML, check out the current open hours for OML’s facilities.
All visitors to OML must check in at the reception desk. Researchers will be asked to register and must agree to abide by the fundamental rules for treating both rare and reference materials.
Rare Collections: Are paged by OML staff. They can be identified online or through OML’s in-house collections management database.
Reference Collections: OML’s extensive reference materials are housed on (mostly) open-access shelves in the main reading room. Some circulate and may be checked out or obtained through interlibrary loan. The reference materials are all catalogued in Ursus, the University of Maine System library catalog. They are housed in several sections: