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August 19, 2016

Freedomways is now available via the Independent Voices    database.

Freedomways was one of the most important journals of the black arts and intellectual movement. It is one of sixty titles targeted for inclusion in the Black American Press series within Independent Voices.  Issues from 1967 - 1976 are available through the Independent Voices database.

Freemdomways is also available in print 1963-1985 (incomplete) on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HT 1581 .A2 F7.

Independent Voices  is an ongoing digitization project supported in part by Auburn University Libraries that chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through alternative press magazines, journals, and newspapers. This interdisciplinary project is of interest to women and gender studies, sociology, political science, history, communication and multicultural studies among others.

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August 19, 2016

Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [United States] Public-Use Files (ICPSR 36498)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announce the availability of public-use files (PUF) for the questionnaire data from the first wave of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. The PATH Study PUF is downloadable from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

 The PATH Study is a household-based, nationally representative, longitudinal cohort study of 45,971 youth (12-17 years) and adults in the United States. The study was launched in 2011 to inform FDA’s regulatory activities under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act that was signed into law in 2009. Data in the first wave were collected from September 2013 to December 2014.

The ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR

 

 

 

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July 29, 2016

Edited by Michael D. Reisig and Robert J. Kane and published by Oxford University Press in 2014, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HV 8139 .O94 2014.

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July 29, 2016

By Monty L. McAdoo and published by ALA - Neil Schuman in 2015, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number ZA 3075 .M43 2015.

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July 29, 2016

Edited by Peter Bellwood and published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2015, this volume is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number GN 370 .G55 2015.

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July 14, 2016

By Giovanni M. Bisci and others, and published by Cambridge University Press in 2016, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QA 314 .M65 2016.

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July 14, 2016

Edited by Tyson D. King-Meadows and Jeni McRay, and published by Mission Bell Media in 2015, this volume is located in the Reference Collection on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number E 185.615 .A275 2015.

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July 14, 2016

Edited by Raja R.A. Issa and Svetlana Olbina and published by the American Society of American Civil Engineers in 2015, this volume is located in the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction in Dudley Hall under call number TH 438.13 .B845 2015.

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July 1, 2016

Records of the Field Offices for the State of Alabama, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872

Consisting of 34 reels of microfilm, this set is located in the Media and Digital Resource Lab, First Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library in the Microfilm Collection under call number E 173 .N38 M1900.

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July 1, 2016

CQ Weekly has changed its name to CQ Magazine .

CQ Magazine reports on issues looming on the congressional horizon, plus a complete wrap up the previous week's news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes. CQ Weekly Online includes an archive dating back to 1983 and may be searched by topic, page number, committee, "exact phrases or words," bill number, byline or reporter. Detailed floor votes dating back to August 1983 are easily retrieved.

In addition, the Auburn University Libraries have earlier issues of CQ Weekly (and its earlier titles) in the following locations:

Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Third Floor, under call number JK 1 .C15 for the years 1998-2001

RBD Library, Third Floor, under call number JK 1 .C15 for the years 1961-1998 under the title Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report

RBD Library, First Floor (Media and Digital Resource Lab) in the Microfilm Periodical Collection for the years 1956-1968 (incomplete) under the title Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report

RBD Library, First Floor (Media and Digital Resource Lab) in the Microfilm Periodical Collection for the years 1953-1955 under the title CQ Weekly Report (but filed under title Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report).

 

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