1970s

1,000,000 Volume Added (1979)

The 1,000,000 volume added, The Great Bible. It was donated by President and Mrs. Harry Philpott.

General James Lane Papers Added to Archives (1979)

U.S.G.S. Map Reference Library (1978)

In 1978, the library was named a U.S.G.S Map Reference Library. This meant that the library receive all maps available to depository library.

Average Cost of Book Was $27.58 (1978)

Architecture Library (1977)

The Architecture Library Opens in Dudley Commons - 1977

Haley Center Study Area Established (1977)

Dobbins Collection Added to Archives (1977)

SOLINET (1975)

In 1975, SOLINET, The Computer Assisted Catalog System, Was Installed.

Cathode Ray Terminals (1975)

In 1975, Two Cathode Ray Terminals Were Installed at Auburn.

5 Cent Photocopiers Installed (1974)

Dr. William Highfill Library Director (1973)

From 1973-1991, Dr. William Highfill was the Library Director.

RBD Becomes Federal Depository (1972)

From 1972-1973 the RBD Library became a full depository for U.S. Government Documents

Veterinary Medical Library (1971)

In 1971 the Veterinary Medial Library opens in Greene Hall.

Auburn Library Topics (1971)

The Auburn Library Topics publication began in 1971.

TWX Machine Installed (1971)

The TWX Machine was installed in 1971 for ILL Requests.

Listening Rooms Become Available (1971)