POSTED: 2:45 PM, 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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POSTED: 1:54 PM, 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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POSTED: 1:42 PM, September 8, 2017

With the recent opening of the Mell Classroom Building adjoining the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, the Reference Desk, formerly located on the Second Floor of the RBD Library in the Learning Commons area, has moved and been renamed.   The RBD Help Desk is located on the Second Floor in the newly renovated area near the Ralph Brown Draughon Library entrance doors near where the Caribou Coffee café was formerly located.   Library patrons are encouraged to stop by the RBD Help Desk for research-related assistance as well as other library-related assistance.

The RBD Help Desk continues to maintain the same hours of service:   during Fall and Spring Semester regular hours are Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 12 midnight; Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (NOTE:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on home football game days); and Sunday, 1 p.m. - 12 midnight.   Patrons can also seek assistance via telephone at (334) 844-1737 and (334) 844-1684 and also via e-mail, computer chat, and text messaging (see the Ask-a-Librarian link on the Auburn University Libraries homepage)

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POSTED: 1:33 PM, September 8, 2017

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Searchable database containing digital images of 19th.-century newspapers presented as full page layouts as well as single articles; advertisements and illustrations included. Collection includes newspapers from urban and rural regions throughout the United States.

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POSTED: 1:31 PM, September 8, 2017

By David B. Snyder and published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2016, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, under call number QL 628 .F6 S69 2016.

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POSTED: 1:28 PM, September 8, 2017

Hiking through History Alabama:  Exploring the Heart of Dixie's Past by Trail from the Selma Historic Walk to the Confederate Memorial Park

By Joe Cuhaj and published by Falcon Guides in 2016, this volume is located in the Alabama Collection in the Special Collections and Archives Department, located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, under call number GV 199.42 .A2 C86 2016.

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POSTED: 8:57 AM, 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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POSTED: 9:24 AM, 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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POSTED: 9:13 AM, 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:

Zotero:  Monday, October 23:  4 - 5 p.m.

Mendeley:  Tuesday, October 24:  5 - 6 p.m.

EndNote:  Thursday, October 26:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, November 4:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EndNote:  Tuesday, November 14:  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Mendeley:  Tuesday, November 28:  1 - 2 p.m.

Zotero:  Tuesday, November 28:  4 - 5 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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POSTED: 8:52 AM, August 25, 2017

17th. & 18th. Century  Burney Collection Newspapers

Searchable full-text access to the British Library's collection of the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817).
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