Archive for the 'Announcements' Category

April 21, 2014

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams April 28-May 2 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 April 25-27 for classes ending and Reading/Study days.

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April 14, 2014

Discover Auburn

Auburn:   A Pictorial History of the Loveliest Village, 3rd. Edition

Mickey Logue and Jack Simms

Presentation and Book Signing

Date and Time:  Tuesday, April 15 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:   Auburn University Libraries and Auburn University Bookstore

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April 7, 2014

Discover Auburn

"Loveliest Village of the Plains":  Auburn Places and Poems Across the U.S.

Dr. Emily Friedman, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 10 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and The Auburn University Department of English.

"Sweet Auburn, loveliest village of the plain,

Where smiling spring its earliest visit paid,

And parting summer's lingering blooms delayed,

Dear lovely bowers of innocence and ease,

Seats of my youth where every sport could please,

How often have I loitered o'er thy green,

Where humble happiness endeared each scene!"

- Oliver Goldsmith (1730 - 1774)

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March 28, 2014

Book Talk

From Brooklyn to the Olympics:  The Hall of Fame Career of Auburn University Track Coach Mel Rosen

Dr. Craig Darch, Human Foundation - Germany - Sherman Distinguished Professor, College of Education, Auburn University

Reading and Book Signing

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 3 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, The Auburn University College of Education, and the AU Bookstore.

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March 25, 2014

Genius in America:  The Story of C. Harry Knowles, Inventor

Featuring author Mary Ellen Hendrix and C. Harry Knowles, inventor and Auburn alumnus.  Knowles has patented more than 400 inventions relating to transistor, laser, and barcode scanning technology.  Hendrix is an Auburn alumna and prior to her 2007 retirement worked as Associate Editor for The Auburn Alumnews and Auburn Magazine.

Hendrix will read from the book and Knowles will discuss his career and answer audience questions.   Knowles recently donated his personal papers and photographs to the University.  Photos include images of Auburn life 1945-51.

Date and Time:  Thursday, March 27 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

 

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March 21, 2014

Women's Studies and Africana Studies Lecture

Investigating Power in the Anglophone Caribbean Middle Class:  Ideologies and Love as Power in Heterosexual Relationships - Barbados as a Case Study

Andrea Baldwin, Auburn University Women's Studies Program

Date and Time:  Tuesday, March 25 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and Auburn University College of Liberal Arts.

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March 14, 2014

Humans versus Zombies

Friday, March 21 starting at 8 p.m. in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

Registration at the Parking Deck Entrance begins at 7:30 p.m.

Game briefing begins promptly at 8 p.m.

You must have your Tiger Card to play!

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March 14, 2014

Auburn Author

The Moon and the Stars:  New and Collected Stories

Marian Carcache, Auburn University Department of English

Reading and Booking Signing

Date and Time:  Thursday, March 20 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

"A natural born storyteller, Carcache is the Eudora Welty of the Chattahoochee Valley, or at least the part along U.S. 431 south of Phenix City, where the sheriff once suggested that there was something in the water that caused so much craziness to go on all the time.  Anyone who delights in good Southern writing will go for these stories the way Sammy Dunn goes for the scrambled eggs and sausage at the Courtesy Grille" - Jim Buford, fiction writer and essayist.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, the Auburn University Department of English, and the Auburn University Bookstore.

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March 14, 2014

Children and Young Adult book medal and honor winning titles for 2014 are currently on display on blue temporary shelving located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library nearby the New Book shelves and the Caribou Coffee cafe.

Note:  these titles will be designated in the Auburn University Libraries catalog as New Books but will actually be located on the blue temporary shelving described above for the duration of the term.

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March 4, 2014

Be sure to consult the Library Hours link located in the upper right side of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to determine library hours of operation during the Spring Break period in effect Saturday, March 8 through Saturday, March 15 Normal hours resume on Sunday, March 16.

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