POSTED: 1:36 PM, November 17, 2017

Be sure to check the Hours link located in the top central portion of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to see library hours of operation during the Thanksgiving holiday period.  Dates affected are Sunday, November 19 through Saturday, November 25.  Regular hours resume on Sunday, November 26 at 1 p.m.

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POSTED: 1:31 PM, November 17, 2017

Scholars and researchers make use of Google Scholar, yet may not be as familiar with how it actually works, or how to increase access to scholarly materials. This interactive and hands-on workshop will cover how and what Google Scholar searches, how it displays results, and how it connects with Auburn University Libraries holdings in order to increase effective and efficient access to scholarly resources. Sessions will be held in the Library's Second Floor Gibbs Instruction Lab, across from the RBD Library Help Desk.

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:

Google Scholar:  Friday, December 8:  8:30 - 9:15 a.m.

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POSTED: 1:28 PM, November 17, 2017

Seminars on  EndNote  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:

 

Mendeley:  Tuesday, November 28:  1 - 2 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, December 2:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, December 16:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mendeley:  Monday, December 18:  9 - 10 a.m.

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POSTED: 1:24 PM, November 17, 2017

Tables 3B, 4B, and 5B from the PRS [Political Risk Services] Group’s ICRG [International Country Risk Guide] Researcher’s Dataset are now available to the Auburn University community. The three tables provide annual averages of the 12 components of ICRG's Political Risk Rankings (Table 3B), the 5 components of ICRG's Financial Risk Ratings (Table 4B), and the 5 components of ICRG's Economic Risk Ratings (Table 5B) as published in the International Country Risk Guide. Average ratings are provided for all countries covered by ICRG from 1984 through 2016. Access to the downloadable data is available through your Auburn University User Name and Password at http://catalog.lib.auburn.edu/vufind/Record/4736469  .

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POSTED: 1:19 PM, November 17, 2017

50 Events that Shaped American Indian History:  An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic

Edited by Donna Martinez and Jennifer L. Williams Bordeaux, and published by Greenwood in 2017, this two-volume work is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number E 77 .A125 2017.

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POSTED: 1:15 PM, November 17, 2017

By Michael Ferber and published by Cambridge University Press in 2017, this is the Third Edition.  This volume is located in the Reference Collection in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library on the Second Floor under call number PN 56 .S9 F47 2017.

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POSTED: 2:30 PM, November 13, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

A Public Lecture Series Celebrating 125 Years of Auburn Women (1892-12017)

You Gotta Know When to Fold 'Em

Rheta Grimsley Johnson

Date and Time:  Tuesday, November 14 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

"Once you've written over 6000 columns, worn out seven Fords, slept on your dirty clothes in the back of your van in the middle of the Sturgis Harley Davidson rally and interviewed not one, but two inventors of perpetual motion machines, it might be time to give up the best job on  earth, newspaper columnist".

Beginning as a writer for The Auburn Plainsman, Rheta spent over four decades as an award winning reporter and columnist in the Deep South.

She is the author of seven books including American Faces, 1987; Good Grief, The Story of Charles M. Schulz, 1989; Georgia, 2000; Poor Man's ProvenceFinding Myself in Cajun Louisiana, 2008; Enchanted Evening:  Barbie and the Second Coming, 2010; Hank Hung the Moon and Warmed our Cold, Cold Hearts, 2012; and The Dog Buried over the Bridge,2016.

Sponsored by:   Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Center.

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POSTED: 3:33 PM, November 2, 2017

Common Book Movie:   The United States of Secrets (2014/2017)

Date and Time:  Monday, November 13 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

See 2017 Common Book Film Series web site for upcoming movies.

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POSTED: 3:29 PM, November 2, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

A Public Lecture Series Celebrating 125 Years of Auburn Women of (1892-2017)

Liz Huntley '93, Attorney, Author, and University Trustee

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 8 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

Trustee Huntley, a civil litigation attorney in Birmingham represents the Sixth District.   She is a committed child advocate and the author of her memoir, More than a Bird.

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association.

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POSTED: 3:23 PM, November 2, 2017

Edited by Dean Moyar and published by Oxford University Press in 2017, this large volume (828 pages)is located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number B 2948 .O94 2017.

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