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September 8, 2017

The Auburn University Libraries is supplying an online guide to the “Critical Conversations” speaker series, which shares diverse perspectives and ideologies on topics such as inclusion, intellectual diversity, and free speech in higher education.  These talks take place in various campus locations.

The September 25 talk features Howard Ross, a lifelong social justice advocate and the founding partner of Cook Ross, who will speak on Unconscious Bias.  See the online guide ( click here ) for more information.

Date and Time:  Friday, September 25 at 5 p.m.

Location:  Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library Building Room 2550.

Find out more about the Critical Conversations Series at:  ( click here ).

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September 8, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

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

An Auburn Astronaut:  My Journey into Space:  Jan Davis '77

Date and Time:  Friday, September 15 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Auburn Alumni Center

Jan Davis is a former American astronaut who has logged more than 670 hours and orbited the earth 325 times on three Space Shuttle flights.  Davis joined NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville in 1979 as an aerospace engineer.  In 1987, she was selected to join the Astronaut Corps at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Davis held many leadership positions with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, before retiring from the agency in 2005.  She continues to work with Gastion Technologies a NASA contractor, at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association.

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September 8, 2017

Dean Bonnie MacEwan and Auburn University Libraries Present:

Why Are They Following Me?:  How To Lead More Effectively

Dr. joyce gillie gossom

Book Launch and Signing

Date and Time:  Thursday, September 14 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

With more than 35 years of professional experience in business and academics, joyce began her career as a teacher.   She later obtained her masters in adult education and supervision and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction.

Currently, joyce serves as Executive Director for the National Association of Branch Campus Administrators and as a principal with Best Gurl inc., the unique, multi-platform company committed to all forms of effective communication she operates with her husband.

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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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