POSTED: 9:36 AM, August 19, 2016

Kick off the semester with the best student tailgating event on campus as the Tigers prepare to take on Clemson University!  Come and join the fun!

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Date:  Friday, September 2

Time:  10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The best tailgate event on campus!

A great chance to explore your library PLUS free food and drinks, prizes, the Eagle, and other special guests!

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POSTED: 9:30 AM, August 19, 2016

Seminars on  EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley, software citation programs, are being offered by librarians during the Fall Semester.  Click on the Seminars link located under the "Services"  link located in the upper left hand side of the screen of the Auburn University Libraries homepage for registration information, etc.  Seminars are free but registration is required.

Currently, the following seminars are on the schedule:

Zotero:  Wednesday, August 24:  5 - 6 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, August 27:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mendeley:  Friday, September 2:  4 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, September 8:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Mendeley:  Wednesday, September 14:  4 - 5 p.m.

Zotero:  Wednesday, September 14:  5 - 6 p.m.

EndNote:  Wednesday, September 21:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, October 4:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Zotero:  Wednesday, October 5:  5 - 6 p.m.

Mendeley:  Thursday, October 6:  4 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, October 15:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mendeley:  Wednesday, October 19:  8 - 9 a.m.

Zotero:  Wednesday, October 19:  5 - 6 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, October 29:  10:30 - a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Zotero:  Wednesday, November 2:  5 - 6 p.m.

Mendeley:  Wednesday, November 9:  4 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, November 12:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Monday, November 21:  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, December 10:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mendeley:  Wednesday, December 14:  8 - 9 a.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, December 15:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

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POSTED: 9:14 AM, August 19, 2016

Freedomways is now available via the Independent Voices    database.

Freedomways was one of the most important journals of the black arts and intellectual movement. It is one of sixty titles targeted for inclusion in the Black American Press series within Independent Voices.  Issues from 1967 - 1976 are available through the Independent Voices database.

Freemdomways is also available in print 1963-1985 (incomplete) on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HT 1581 .A2 F7.

Independent Voices  is an ongoing digitization project supported in part by Auburn University Libraries that chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through alternative press magazines, journals, and newspapers. This interdisciplinary project is of interest to women and gender studies, sociology, political science, history, communication and multicultural studies among others.

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POSTED: 9:05 AM, August 19, 2016

Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [United States] Public-Use Files (ICPSR 36498)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announce the availability of public-use files (PUF) for the questionnaire data from the first wave of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. The PATH Study PUF is downloadable from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

 The PATH Study is a household-based, nationally representative, longitudinal cohort study of 45,971 youth (12-17 years) and adults in the United States. The study was launched in 2011 to inform FDA’s regulatory activities under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act that was signed into law in 2009. Data in the first wave were collected from September 2013 to December 2014.

The ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR

 

 

 

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POSTED: 8:35 AM, July 29, 2016

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams August 3 - 5 by clicking on the Hours link located in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.  Special hours will be in place also for July 29 - August 2 for classes ending and for Study/Reading days.  Intersession Hours will be in effect August 6 - 15.  Regular Fall Semester hours of operation will begin on Tuesday, August 16, the first day of classes.

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POSTED: 8:30 AM, July 29, 2016

Edited by Michael D. Reisig and Robert J. Kane and published by Oxford University Press in 2014, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HV 8139 .O94 2014.

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POSTED: 8:27 AM, July 29, 2016

By Monty L. McAdoo and published by ALA - Neil Schuman in 2015, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number ZA 3075 .M43 2015.

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POSTED: 8:23 AM, July 29, 2016

Edited by Peter Bellwood and published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2015, this volume is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number GN 370 .G55 2015.

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POSTED: 10:55 AM, July 14, 2016

By Giovanni M. Bisci and others, and published by Cambridge University Press in 2016, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QA 314 .M65 2016.

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POSTED: 10:27 AM, July 14, 2016

Edited by Tyson D. King-Meadows and Jeni McRay, and published by Mission Bell Media in 2015, this volume is located in the Reference Collection on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number E 185.615 .A275 2015.

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