Homework Help from the Bailey Library
Visit MARVEL! to explore thousands of research databases, scholarly journal articles, magazines, newspapers, and reference books to assist you in researching and discovering information from science to history to foreign languages and more!
Visit the following pages to learn more:
Click here to learn about accessing full text newspapers from ProQuest
Click here to learn about accessing full text scholarly journals from EBSCOhost
Access all of MARVEL! resources by visiting: maine.edu/mainedatabases
Other helpful resources:
Citation Machine – Input your info, and get a citation in the format you select.
Plagiarism Checker – Paste your text and identify the original sources of content.
The Elements of Style – William Strunk’s classic guide to good writing.
Works Cited 4 U – Formats bibliographies for researchers, writers and students.
The library also has up-to-date copies of student aid directories housed in the Teen Area to help with scholarships, grants, college applications, test prep, and financial aid.
For print resources – our collection is easily accessible in the Locashio Adult Wing and Dick Family Teen Area. Our books are organized by Dewey Decimal, with subject signs above the shelves. We also have access to over six million items via the Minerva consortium collection.
To search Minerva visit: minerva.maine.edu
Below is a chart outlining how our non-fiction section is organized within the library.
|SUBJECT LOCATION||DEWEY NUMBER ON BOOK|
|Information & General Works||0XX|
|Philosophy & Psychology||1XX|
|Social Sciences||30X, 31X, 360, 363, 366-369, 38X, 39X|
|Social Services||361, 362|
|True Crime||364, 365|
|Science & Math||5XX|
|Health & Medicine||61X|
|Engineering||62X, 66X, 67X, 68X, 69X|
|Agriculture & Gardening||63X|
|Home & Family||640, 643, 644, 645, 646, 648, 649|
|Arts & Recreation||70X – 77X|
|Sports & Entertainment||79X|
|Literature & Poetry||8XX|