Archive for the 'Services' Category

January 8, 2016

A new drive-up book drop has been installed on the Third Level of the Parking Deck.  The old drive-up book drop near the loading dock is closed for the duration of the construction (December 2015 - August 2017).

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January 8, 2016

Seminars on  EndNote and Mendeley, software citation programs, are being offered by librarians during the Spring 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, January 23:  10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, February 6:  10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

EndNote:  Wednesday, February 17:  3:30 - 5 p.m.

Mendeley:  Thursday, February 18:  4 - 5 p.m.

Mendeley:  Wednesday, March 2:  4 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, March 5:  10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, March 15:  3:30 - 5 p.m.

Mendeley:  Tuesday, March 22:  4 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, April 2:  10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Mendeley:  Tuesday, April 12:  4 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, April 14:  3:30 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, April 30:  10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Mendeley:  Wednesday, May 4:  4 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, May 12:  3:30 - 5 p.m.

Mendeley:  Thursday, May 26:  4 - 5 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, May 28:  10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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November 12, 2015

With the forthcoming construction of the Mell Street Classroom building due to start soon, library patrons might want to consult the RBD Book Shift & Construction Updates link .   The link is located through the Auburn University Libraries homepage by clicking on the Subject Guides tab and then the All Guides link and then by scrolling down the list and clicking on RBD Book Shift & Construction Updates link .

This is a major construction project and it will extend physically into the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.   Consequently, there is some significant shifting of the book collections.  Ground breaking takes place in December after Final Exams.

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October 16, 2015

The SGA (Student Government Association) has purchased three Kwikboost charging lockers.  Two are located in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library (First Floor and Third Floor) and another in the Student Center building.

Each individual charging locker can store, charge and secure cell phones, smart phones, tablets, iPads, Chromebooks, and other electronic devices.  The lockers work like a hotel safe and provide digital locks for individual 24/7 use.   The compartments are equipped with charging cables and can be upgraded to include power outlets and USB outlets.

Please contact the Circulation Desk located on the First Floor (by the Parking Deck Entrance) of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library for assistance.  Their telephone number is (334) 844-1701.

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September 4, 2015

Established Spring 2014, the AU Seed Library, located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library near the Circulation Desk and Atrium glass elevator by the hydration station and drinking fountains, is back in operation.

See the AU Seed Library web site  for more information.   The AU Seed Library functions similar to the library in general:  patrons check out seeds, grow plants from the seeds, and, ideally, bring back seeds from the plants to add to the library.  Donations of seeds are appreciated including open seed packets.

The AU Seed Library is FREE and open to the public.

See the AU Seed Library web site or Facebook page  for more information.

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August 7, 2015

Seminars on  EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley, 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:

Zotero:  Tuesday, December 15:  12 - 1 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, December 15:  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Mendeley:  Wednesday, December 16:  3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

 

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August 7, 2015

Seminars on  Zotero, a software citation program, are being offered 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:

Zotero:  Tuesday, December 15:  12 - 1 p.m.

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June 11, 2015

The Media and Digital Resource Lab (MDRL), located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library has installed a media: scape station in the area nearby the Service Desk and the microform collections.  The media: scape station allows for collaboration on digital projects and it has several chairs located in the media: scape station for small teams to use.

The media: scape space is reserved Monday - Friday between 7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for faculty and library consultation.

General use is available after 5 p.m. until closing time of the MDRL weekdays and Saturday and Sunday MDRL business hours.

Please see the MDRL Help Desk for assistance or contact them at  (334) 844-7398 or mdrl@auburn.edu for more information.

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May 29, 2015

Seminars on  Zotero, a software citation program, are being offered during the Summer 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:

Zotero:  Monday, June 1:  3 - 4 p.m.

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May 15, 2015

Seminars on EndNote and Advanced EndNote software citation programs are being offered during the Summer and beyond.  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:  Wednesday, August 5:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, August 22:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Wednesday, September 2:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, September 19:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Wednesday, September 30:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, October 17:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, October 29:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Wednesday, November 11:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, November 24:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, December 15:  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

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