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September 1, 2017

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 Labor Day holiday period, September 2 -  4.  Regular hours of operation begin at 6 p.m. on September 4.

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August 25, 2017

Auburn University Libraries Open House:  Tailgate @ AU Libraries featuring...

Food, Fun, and Games in the Ralph Brown Draughon (RBD) Library

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Special guests will include Aubie, the Southeastern Raptor Center, Cheerleaders, and Tiger Paws!

 

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August 25, 2017

Seminars on  EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero, 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:

EndNote:  Saturday, November 4:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, November 14:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Zotero:  Tuesday, November 14:  4 - 5 p.m.

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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August 22, 2017

Join the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM) and Auburn University Libraries for the last installment in a series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding.   Prompted by objects from JCSM's permanent collection, each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community.  Our intention is to let the art initiate discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

Artwork:  Leo Twiggs, Last Flag #4, batik on wood, 2014

When:  Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

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

Speakers: 

Dennis Harper, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at JCSM

David Carter, Associate Professor of in the Department of History, Auburn University

Ileeia Cobb, Director of OILLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute).

 

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August 10, 2017

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, August 7 - 20.  Regular Fall Semester hours of operation will resume on Monday, August 21(first day of classes).

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July 31, 2017

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art and Auburn University Libraries Present

Conversations on Art from JCSM's Permanent Collection

Date and Time:  Thursday, August 3 at 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

Art: William Castellana, "Kids on Street Corner/Lee Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn," Photograph, 2014.

Guest Speakers:  Marilyn Laufer, Director, Jule Collins smith Museum of Art and Ada Wilson, Vice Present and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion.

Join us for a series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding prompted by objects from JCSM's permanent collection.   Each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community.  Our intention is to let the art prompt us into discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

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July 31, 2017

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams August 2 - 4 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 29 - August 1 for classes ending and for Study Days.  Intersession Hours will be in effect August 5 - 20.

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July 21, 2017

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art and  Auburn University Libraries Present

 

Conversations on Art from JCSM's Permanent Collection

Date and Time:  Thursday, July 27 at 3:30 p.m.

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

Join the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM) and Auburn University Libraries for a series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding. Prompted by objects from JCSM’s permanent collection, each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community. Our intention is to let the art initiate discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

Artwork:

 Ross Bleckner, Gay Flag, Lithograph, 1993

 

Speakers:

Kasia Leousis, Architecture and Art Librarian, Auburn University

Shay DeGolier, Outreach and Organizing Specialist, SPLC on Campus, Southern Poverty Law Center.

 

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July 14, 2017

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art and  Auburn University Libraries Present

 

Conversations on Art from JCSM's Permanent Collection

Date and Time:  Thursday, July 20 at 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Ground Floor Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Join the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM) and Auburn University Libraries for a series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding. Prompted by objects from JCSM’s permanent collection, each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community. Our intention is to let the art initiate discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

Artwork: 

Roger Shimomura, "American Guardian"

 

Speakers:

Danielle Funderburk, Registrar, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art

Kyes Stevens, Director, Alabama Prison Arts and Education Programs.

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July 12, 2017

Conversations Prompted by Art from JCSM’s Permanent Collection
Thursday, July 13, 2017
4:30 p.m.
Ralph B. Draughon Library
Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium (on the ground floor of Draughon Library)

Join the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM) and Auburn University Libraries tomorrow at 4:30pm for the inaugural talk in a summer series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding. Prompted by objects from JCSM’s permanent collection, each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community. Our intention is to let the art initiate discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

Artwork:

Francisco Zuniga, "Impressions of Egypt"

Speakers:

Scott Bishop, Curator of Adult Education, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Nighet Ahmed, International Women for Peace and Understanding, Ph.D. Candidate in Adult Education, Auburn University. Ahmed’s dissertation research focuses on "Muslim Women of Influence: A Cross-Cultural Study of Aspirations of Muslim Women in Morocco and the United States."

 

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