The Library of Architecture, Design, & Construction (LADC), a branch of Auburn University’s Ralph Brown Draughon Library, supports the research and teaching needs of the College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC). The library is also a resource for professionals in related fields and for the community.
The library houses a collection of approximately 40,000 volumes focused on architecture, building science, community planning, graphic design, industrial design, interiors architecture, and landscape architecture disciplines; and subscribes to over 100 domestic and foreign periodicals. The library also maintains a collection of 80,000 slides and a collection of approximately 800 videos and DVDs as instructional support for the CADC.
Services provided include reference assistance, extended weeknight hours, use of equipment and circulation of materials.
Kasia oversees administration of the LADC’s services and policies. She provides reference, instruction, collection development and outreach for all the programs in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction.
Sarah supervises the student employees, manages web content, puts together library displays and bulletin boards, and provides Circulation and Reference services; in the interim also handles reserve materials for classes, missing and lost book problems, Interlibrary Loan and AubieExpress requests, oversees the print journals.