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July 27, 2015

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams July 29 - 31 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 27 - 28 for classes ending and for Study/Reading days.  Intersession Hours will be in effect August 1 - 16.

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June 24, 2015

Be sure to check the Hours link located in the upper central part of the Auburn University Libraries  homepage to find out hours of operation during the July 4 holiday period affecting Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.  Normal Summer Semester hours of operation will resume on Sunday, July 5.

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May 20, 2015

The Caribou Coffee Café, located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, May 30th and 31st .  Construction work is planned on the concrete slab to reseat and seal drain lines.  Anticipated reopening for normal operations is expected for Monday, June 1.

 

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May 20, 2015

Be sure to click on the Hours link located in the upper central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to find out library hours of operation affected by the Memorial Day Holiday from May 23 - 25.  Regular hours of operation resume on May 26.

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May 1, 2015

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams May 4 - 8 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 May 1 - 3 for classes ending and for Study/Reading days.  Intersession Hours will be in effect May 9 - 17.

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April 15, 2015

Keeping Up with the Juvi's

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 16 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Third Floor, by the Juvenile Collection

Come join us to browse the 2015 Children's and Young Adults Award Winning Books and the Libraries' Juvenile Collection!

There will  be refreshments along with information about the libraries' resources for juvenile literature.  Book jackets from 2014 and 2015 award winners will be available FREE on a first come - first serve basis - great for bulletin boards and classroom décor!

For more information, contact:  Todd Shipman, Education Librarian, at todd.shipman@auburn.edu or (334) 844-7681.

 

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April 13, 2015

Discover Auburn Lecture

Auburn University's Historic Architectural Watercolors

Kasia Leousis, Architecture and Art Librarian, Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction, Auburn University Libraries

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 16 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries

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April 7, 2015

Auburn Alumnus Lecture

Sigma 1 Receptor:  A Novel Therapeutic Target for Retinal Degeneration

Dr. Sylvia Smith, Regents Professor and Chair of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Medical College of Georgia; Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Georgia; and Professor of Graduate Studies and C-Director, James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute, Georgia Regents University

Date and Time:  Wednesday, April 8 at 4 p.m.

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

A 1977 graduate of Auburn University with a BS in Speech and Hearing Science, Dr. Smith complete an MA at  The University of Illinois before completing a Ph.D. in Basic Medical Science at The University of South Alabama.

Dr. Smith is an expert in cellular and molecular biological studies of retinal function under normal and diseased conditions.

In 2009 Dr. Smith was named a Fellow of the Association for Research and Ophthalmology.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Office of Undergraduate Studies, Auburn University Honors College, and Auburn University Libraries.

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April 3, 2015

To help celebrate the centennial of the Auburn University College of Education, the Special Collections and Archives Department has mounted an exhibit that commemorates the first 100 years of the College.

The exhibit features items such as correspondence of Zebulon Judd and Truman Pierce, both early Deans of the College of Education, hand-written Board of Trustee minutes from 1914 concerning the Education Department of what was then the Alabama Polytechnic Institute, and 1915-1916 course catalog, and more following the history of the College of Education through the present.

This exhibit is located in the Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.   It is located immediately upon one's left when entering the department.  The exhibit will run through the end of the year.

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March 23, 2015

Discover Auburn

800 Years of Illustrations in Auburn's Special Collections

From Illuminated Manuscripts to Offset Lithography

Greg Schmidt, Special Collections Librarian, Auburn University Libraries

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 2 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by:   Auburn University Libraries

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