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August 15, 2014

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

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Date:  Friday, August 29

Time:  10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

FREE Food and Drinks!  Auburn University Cheerleaders!  Auburn University Marching Band!  Aubie! More!

Fun and Games All Over the Library!

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August 15, 2014

The Reference Department together with staff members of the Miller Writing Center and Tiger Advisor will be running the Information Oasis on Monday, August 18 and Tuesday, August 19 on the Concourse at the corner of Tichenor Hall and Haley Center.  Stop by for a cold bottle of water and pick up pens, bookmarks, and more with information about the Auburn University Libraries, the Miller Writing Center, and the Tiger Advisor.  Staff are on hand to provide information about these services and to help you with other information needs you may have.

The Information Oasis is in operation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 18-19.

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August 15, 2014

Mary Ward Brown (1917 - 2013) was an Alabama author of short stories set in the South.   She was a recipient of numerous awards.  Her publications include the short story collections Tongues of Flame (1986) and It Wasn't All Dancing (2002) and a memoir, Fanning in the Spark (2001).

The exhibit, located in the glass display cases on the left side immediately upon entering the Special Collections and Archives Department, features correspondence, photographs, copies of Brown's books, and copies of books inscribed and signed by other notable authors to Mary Ward Brown.

The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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August 1, 2014

To commemorate the 100th. anniversary of the start of World War I, the Special Collections and Archives Department has mounted an exhibit featuring sheet music and also photographs and memorabilia from the Eddie Rickenbacker Collection.  Rickenbacker (1890 - 1973) was known as the Ace of Aces as a pilot in World War I.  He shot down 21 enemy planes and 5 enemy balloons.

The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.   The exhibit is located in several glass display cases located on the left hand side upon entering the department following the first five glass display cases featuring an exhibit on William Shakespeare and Elizabethan Literature.

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July 30, 2014

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Intersession July 31 - August 17 by clicking on the Hours link located in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.  Regular hours of operation will resume on the first day of classes, Monday, August 18 at 7:30 a.m.

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July 23, 2014

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams July 28 - 30 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 25-27 for classes ending and Study Days.

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July 3, 2014

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 4 and Saturday, July 5.  Normal Summer Semester hours of operation will resume on Sunday, July 6.

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May 22, 2014

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 24 - 26.  Regular hours of operation resume on May 27.

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May 15, 2014

Auburn Author

A Difficult Par:  Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and the Making of Modern Golf

Dr. James Hansen, Auburn University Department of History

Reading and Book Signing

Date and Time:  Thursday, May 22 at 3 p.m.

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

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

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May 2, 2014

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 during the Intersession schedule, May 3 - 15.  Regular hours of operation begin on May 16.

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