POSTED: 8:46 AM, August 15, 2014

The Reference Department together with staff members of the Miller Writing Center and Tiger Advisor will be running the Information Oasis on Monday, August 18 and Tuesday, August 19 on the Concourse at the corner of Tichenor Hall and Haley Center.  Stop by for a cold bottle of water and pick up pens, bookmarks, and more with information about the Auburn University Libraries, the Miller Writing Center, and the Tiger Advisor.  Staff are on hand to provide information about these services and to help you with other information needs you may have.

The Information Oasis is in operation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 18-19.

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POSTED: 8:38 AM, August 15, 2014

Mary Ward Brown (1917 - 2013) was an Alabama author of short stories set in the South.   She was a recipient of numerous awards.  Her publications include the short story collections Tongues of Flame (1986) and It Wasn't All Dancing (2002) and a memoir, Fanning in the Spark (2001).

The exhibit, located in the glass display cases on the left side immediately upon entering the Special Collections and Archives Department, features correspondence, photographs, copies of Brown's books, and copies of books inscribed and signed by other notable authors to Mary Ward Brown.

The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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POSTED: 8:33 AM, August 15, 2014

The Tiger Advisor service will be open in Room 2341, the glassed-in conference room located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library adjacent to the dark wood panelled walls of the Reference Department offices.

Tiger Advisor hours will be Monday - Thursday from 3 - 8 p.m. to assist students with locating resources to answer general advising questions and inquiries related to their academic progress.  No appointment is necessary for students to stop by for assistance.  Tiger Advisor provides guidance on university policies and procedures, and provides training and assistance in negotiation the Tigeri registration system, the DegreeWorks online degree audit system, the Auburn Bulletin, and the Policy eHandbook.

Tiger Advisor does not replace a student's academic advisor, but the service helps students learn how to find the information they need through existing online resources or directs students to the proper campus office that can address their concern or need.

For more information, visit the Tiger Advisor web site.

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POSTED: 8:27 AM, August 15, 2014

The Miller Writing Center will be open in the Fall Semester to all students  starting on Wednesday, August 20.  The Center has six campus locations including the Ralph Brown Draughon Library   Click  here  for more information on all campus locations, how to make an appointment, hours of operation, etc.

The Ralph Brown Draughon Library location is on the Second Floor next to the Learning Commons area.  The library location telephone number is 844-7482.  The library location hours of operation will be Monday - Thursday, 12 - 9 p.m. and Sunday, 4 - 9 p.m.

The Miller Writing Center provides one-to-one, face-to-face tutoring in writing and reading and is available for tutoring for walk-ins in the library location on a first come first served basis as space is available.   To make an advance appointment, please check the Miller Writing Center web site (click here ).

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POSTED: 8:15 AM, August 15, 2014

Study Partners, Auburn University's Peer Tutoring Program, will be open for the Fall Semester starting Tuesday, September 2.  Hours of operation will be Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 - 7 p.m.  Appointments may be made online, in person, or by telephone.  All tutoring takes place in the Learning Commons located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

For additional information, please click here to visit the Study Partners web site or call (334) 844-5702, or send an e-mail message to partner@auburn.edu   or visit in person at the Study Partners location in the Learning Commons area on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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POSTED: 8:07 AM, August 15, 2014

By Peter B. Bobrowsky and published by Springer in 2013, this source is available in electronic format.

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POSTED: 8:04 AM, August 15, 2014

Primary Search provides full-text access for over 70 children's magazines and over 300 children's pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student.

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POSTED: 8:00 AM, August 15, 2014

Not Hollywood:  Independent Film at the Twilight of the American Dream

By Sherry B. Ortner and published by Duke University Press in 2013, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number PN1993.5.U6 O76 2013.

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POSTED: 7:54 AM, August 15, 2014

Seminars on EndNote and Advanced EndNote software citation programs 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:

EndNote:   Saturday, August 23:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, August 23:  12 - 1 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, September 9:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, September 20:  10:30 a.m. - 12:oo p.m.

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, September 20:  12 - 1 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, October 11:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, October 11:  12 - 1 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, October 23:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, November 6:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, November 15:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, November 15:  12 - 1 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, November 25:  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, December 6:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Advanced EndNote:  Saturday, December 6:  12 - 1 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, December 16:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

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POSTED: 9:40 AM, August 1, 2014

To commemorate the 100th. anniversary of the start of World War I, the Special Collections and Archives Department has mounted an exhibit featuring sheet music and also photographs and memorabilia from the Eddie Rickenbacker Collection.  Rickenbacker (1890 - 1973) was known as the Ace of Aces as a pilot in World War I.  He shot down 21 enemy planes and 5 enemy balloons.

The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.   The exhibit is located in several glass display cases located on the left hand side upon entering the department following the first five glass display cases featuring an exhibit on William Shakespeare and Elizabethan Literature.

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