POSTED: 10:11 AM, December 19, 2014

Be sure to check library hours of operation during the Intersession and Holiday season by clicking on the Hours link located  in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.  Intersession hours will be in effect December 20 and January 2-3, 5-10, and 12-13.  Holiday hours will be in effect December 21 - January 1 (and the library will be closed December 21, 24 - 26, 28, and December 31 -  January 1, and January 4 and 11).

Regular hours of operation will resume on January 14, the first day of classes for the Spring Semester.

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POSTED: 10:01 AM, December 19, 2014

Seminars on EndNote and Advanced EndNote software citation programs are being offered during the Spring 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:

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

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, January 10:  12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, January 24:  10:30 - 12:00 a.m.

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

EndNote:  Saturday, February 21:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, February 21:  12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, March 14:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, March 14:  12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, March 26:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, April 11:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, April 23:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, May 9:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, May 9:  12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, May 23:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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POSTED: 9:50 AM, December 19, 2014

APS Journals

The APS (American Physical Society) journal portal allows users to either browse or search APS journals. Links to text (periodicals, periodical abstracts, tables of contents, indexes, etc.).

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POSTED: 9:46 AM, December 19, 2014

Edited by Thomas Riggs and published by St. James Press in 2013, this is the Second Edition.  This five-volume set is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number E 169.1 .S764 2013.  It is also available in electronic format.

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POSTED: 9:35 AM, December 19, 2014

http://icpsr.blogspot.com/2014/11/icpsr-introduces-new-archive-of-data-on.html

 

ICPSR Introduces New Archive of Data on Disability to Enable Policy and Research (ADDEP)

ICPSR is happy to announce the creation of its new archive on disability. The Archive of Data on Disability to Enable Policy and research (ADDEP, pronounced like adept without the 't') will include longitudinal datasets that make it easier to follow the onset of disability and changes in functional status that occur over time. ADDEP will increase discovery about and understanding of people living with disability in the US, aiding researchers, policy makers, and others. 

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: 2:08 PM, December 10, 2014

Faculty and students wishing to obtain Interlibrary Loan services between the dates of December 12, 2014 and January 5, 2015 should take note of the following deadlines and plan research materials requests accordingly. The Interlibrary Loan and AUBIExpress offices will be closed December 22, 2014 through January 5, 2015. Book requests submitted after December 12th may not be processed until after January 5, 2015. Article requests submitted after December 15th may not arrive until after January 5, 2015.

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POSTED: 10:18 AM, December 5, 2014

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams December 8 - 12 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 December 5-7 for classes ending and for Study/Reading days.  Intersession Hours will be in effect December 13 - 20.

 

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POSTED: 10:12 AM, December 5, 2014

The Bloomberg Terminal, located in the Learning Commons area on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, will be out of service starting Friday, December 5 for most of the following week due to an upgrade.

Since June 2013, through the generosity of the College of Business, a Bloomberg Terminal has been installed in the Learning Commons located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library. The terminal is a 24-hour, global financial services system that provides financial, economic and government information covering all market sectors. It features company financials, market data spanning more than 20 years, charts, statistics and current news reports

The Bloomberg Terminal is a dedicated computer terminal for accessing financial data electronically. It seamlessly integrates real-time and historical information on about 5 million bonds, equities, commodities, currencies and funds. It also comprises data on almost every publicly traded company and biographies of more than 1 million people. It has financial, political, and business news as well.

The Bloomberg Terminal is especially useful to researchers in the following disciplines:  Business, Health Care and Pharmaceuticals, Energy, Agriculture (Agricultural Economics), Journalism, Law, and Public Policy (Political Science).

Bloomberg provides free online training resources through their “Bloomberg University” which include both video tutorials and tests.  Free 24/7 online live support integrated into the Bloomberg software.

Please NOTE:   The Bloomberg Terminal is available to Auburn University faculty, staff, and students only.  You must create a log in. A cell phone number will be necessary to authenticate a new user.

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POSTED: 10:03 AM, December 5, 2014

December 7 - 11

SGA (Student Government Association) Study Break

Free doughnuts, juice, and scantrons at 12 midnight, December 7 - 11, in the Newspaper Reading Room, First Floor.

 

Stress Management

Monday, December 8, 1 - 5 p.m. next to Caribou Café, Second Floor.  Wellness-promoting activities and stress-management tips.

 

Caribou Coffee Café Extended Hours

Located on the Second Floor, the café will offer extended hours of operation during Final Exams.

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POSTED: 9:56 AM, December 5, 2014

Fundamental Concepts of Architecture:  The Vocabulary of Spatial Situations

By Alban Janson and Florian Tigges, and published by Birkhauser in 2014, this volume is located in the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction in  143 Dudley Commons under call number NA 31 .J36 2014.

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