POSTED: 10:04 AM, September 30, 2016

Edited by Gary R. VandenBos and published by the American Psychological Association in 2015, this is the Second Edition.   This massive volume (1204 pages) is located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number  BF 31 .A65 2015.

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POSTED: 10:15 AM, September 23, 2016

Discover Auburn Lecture

Black Bears in Alabama

Dr. Todd Steury, Associate Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, September 29 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ground Floor Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Dr. Todd Steury and other faculty members of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, have been studying black bears in the Little River Canyon National Reserve in north Alabama and in the Mobile Delta in south Alabama.

Tracking the bears' journeys as well as testing their DNA has provided valuable answers about the population.  It has also raised many more questions for researchers.

Come learn about Auburn's involvement in understanding the black bears of Alabama.

Sponsored by:   Auburn University Libraries and School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

 

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POSTED: 2:28 PM, September 16, 2016

Patience Essah Africana Studies Lecture Series

Rhythm & Blues Goes Calypso:   The Incorporation of West Indian Calypso into African American Rhythm and Blues c. 1945-1965

Tim Dodge will explore the widespread phenomenon of African American Rhythm and Blues recordings heavily influenced by West Indian Calypso c. 1945-1965, revealing the connections between the West Indian immigrant community and the broader African American community, as well as the importance and legacy of this two-decade embrace of Calypso by Rhythm & Blues artists.

Currently serving as History and Political Science Subject Specialist in the Reference Department, Tim Dodge has been employed at Auburn University Libraries since 1992.   Since 1998, he has hosted the Golden Oldies radio show on WEGL - Auburn FM 91.1, now on Tuesdays, 7 - 9 p.m.

Date and Time:  Tuesday, September 20, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn University Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

 

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POSTED: 2:17 PM, September 16, 2016

PhilPapers

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. It monitors all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.

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POSTED: 2:15 PM, September 16, 2016

Edited by Robert McCarter and published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2015, this volume is located in the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction in Dudley Hall under call number NA 2542.35 .L63 2015.

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POSTED: 2:59 PM, September 7, 2016

Discover Auburn Book Talk

Book Signing and Reading

Thom Gossom, Jr. Presents A Slice of Life Collection

Come meet Thom Gossom, Jr. who will read excerpts from his newest book, A Slice of Life.

Thom Gossom, Jr. was the first black athlete to graduate from Auburn University in 1975.  A walk-on, Gossom defied the odds, earned a scholarship and became a three-year starter.

Date and Time:  Tuesday, September 13 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ground Floor Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and A.T. & T.

 

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POSTED: 3:25 PM, September 2, 2016

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: Wednesday, November 30: 5 – 6 p.m.

Zotero:  Wednesday, December 7:  5 - 6 p.m.

 

 

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POSTED: 3:08 PM, September 2, 2016

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 3 -  5.  Regular hours of operation begin at 6 p.m. on September 5.

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POSTED: 3:06 PM, September 2, 2016

The Assistive Technology Lab has been moved to a temporary location in Room 1298C on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library to accommodate construction work on the Mell Classroom Building.  The Lab has been furnished, has a computer, and is ready for patron use.   Please see the Circulation Desk on the First Floor by the Parking Deck entrance to obtain a key.

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POSTED: 3:02 PM, September 2, 2016

Naxos Music Library World

A comprehensive collection of a wide range of world music, from historical musical performances to contemporary world music. It also includes the complete catalogue of Smithsonian Folkways.

Access is limited to five (5) simultaneous users.

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