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March 18, 2008
AP US History Class from Maranacook High School

Northwood University
Margaret Chase Smith
Fellowship Student

Students from Jay High School
Library Research Room

  1. Except for holidays, the Library will be open to researchers and groups Monday through Friday, between 10 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Upon approval of the Director, earlier entry may be obtained.

  2. A Library staff member will direct researchers to a work area.

  3. The Library reserves the right to inspect any personal belongings that are brought into the research area.

  4. Researchers are required to complete an application prior to using Library materials.

  5. Pencils, pens, typewriters, tape recorders, and personal computers may be used for note taking provided they will not harm archival materials or disrupt Library activities. The Library reserves the right to restrict the use of other electronic equipment.

  6. Staff members will bring archival materials to researchers. Researchers may not remove materials directly from file cabinets. Video and audio tapes must be used under the supervision of a staff member. Researchers may use all other library sources independently. All materials must be returned in the original order and condition.

  7. Photocopying is available for researchers. In an effort to support scholarly research, the Library provides all reasonable requests for photocopied material at no charge. Persons using the archives for other purposes will be charged for photocopy material at the usual and customary rate. When on-site time is an issue, arrangements can be made for a staff person to photocopy designated material as time allows for mailing to the researcher.

  8. Copying of photographs, audio tapes and video tapes is at the discretion of the Library. Requests may be addressed to the Director.

  9. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the Library.

  10. The Library reserves the right to deny access to researchers who violate these policies.

Library Hours:
Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Please call (207) 474-7133 for more information concerning resources available at the
Margaret Chase Smith Library.

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