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May 21, 2010

Please click on the Library Hours link located in the upper right hand corner of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to determine library hours of operation during the Summer Semester.

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May 13, 2010

From May 12 through May 18 during the Intersession between Spring and Summer Semester, the Caribou Coffee shop, located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library (near the Mell Street entrance) will operate under the following schedule:

7:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.  NOTE:  Caribou Coffee will be CLOSED on Saturday and Sunday (May 15-16).  Starting Monday, May 17, Caribou Coffee will open at 7:30 a.m., NOT 7:45 a.m.

The Summer Semester schedule begins on Wednesday, May 19 and will operate under the following schedule:

Monday - Thursday:  7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday:  7:30  a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturday:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday:  5 - 10 p.m.

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May 13, 2010

Work is currently going on in the Learning Commons area (southeastern quadrant of the Second Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library) to retrofit the tables with casters on the legs, thus making the tables rollable for the convenience of library patrons who may wish to move the tables around for research and study purposes.

It is expected that the tables will be retrofitted and ready for use by Thursday, May 20, the start of classes for the Summer Semester.

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May 4, 2010

During the final exam period, the Auburn University Libraries want you to enjoy the following:

SGA (Student Government Association)-sponsored study breaks at 2 a.m. on May 5, 6, 7, 10, and 11.

"Take a Break from Books" on Thursday, May 6, 1 - 5 p.m. sponsored by Student Counseling Services (near Caribou Coffee on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library)

Caribou Coffee extended hours.

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April 9, 2010

The Auburn University Libraries are partnering with the Facilities Department to increase the number of power outlets available for use in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.  Facilities will begin the installation process this Spring and aims to complete the installation within six to eight months.  By increasing the number of accessible power outlets, the Libraries and Facilities hope to provide patrons with a more flexible study and research space.

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April 9, 2010

Two new scanning systems have been installed in the Learning Commons on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.  These systems, designated for scanning only, are equipped with Paint.NET software as well as shortcuts for Tiger Print and Tiger MailFor walk-up scanning, students, faculty, and staff simply need to log in to the system with their OIT (Office of Information Technology) username and password.  Each user's OIT home drive is available upon log in and basic scanning instructions are provided on each machine.

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April 9, 2010

Greetings from the Office of University Writing!

Who's in our office?

Dr. Margaret Marshall, Director of University Writing

Kathi Palmer, Administrative Assistant.

What do we do to enhance the culture of writing and writing instruction?  Support student writing with face-to-face consultations in the Miller Writing Center.  Encourage and celebrate excellent student writing throughout Auburn University.  Support faculty through curriculum development and faculty development.  Research and assess writing.  Promote and help develop writing in all of the majors.

Where are we?  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Third Floor former Honors College offices in Room 3436.

How can you contact us?  844-7475 Office or

Dr. Marshall at mmarshall@auburn.edu

Kathi Palmer at kap0021@auburn.edu

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April 2, 2010

In an effort to provide research assistance outside the library, a reference librarian is now stationed in the computer lab (Room 136) located on the First Floor of Aubie Hall in the Village section of campus. 

Please stop by Monday through Wednesday, 6 - 9 p.m. to take advantage of this new service.

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April 2, 2010

The Auburn University Libraries are partnering with the Facilities Department to make the Ralph Brown Draughon Library a safer, more comfortable place to work through the installation of an updated fire alarm system.  Facilities will begin the installation process this Spring and aims to complete installation throughout the five-story building within six to eight months.  By putting the system in place, the Libraries and Facilities hope to reduce the number of false fire alarms while providing patrons with a welcoming study environment conducive to their diverse needs.

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March 19, 2010

The April 15 income tax deadline is rapidly approaching!

Available for your convenience is the Income Tax Page.  It provides links to web sites that contain income tax information, law, forms, contacts, and more.  The Income Tax Page is located under the Subject Guides tab in the upper middle part of the Auburn University Libraries homepage .  Once you have clicked on the Subject Guides tab , click on the All Guides link located on the left hand side of the screen.

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