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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POSTED: 2:59 PM, September 2, 2016

Edited by John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft, and published by Oxford University Press in 2015, this massive volume (1013 pages) is located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number DA 34 .O93 2015.  This is the Second Edition.

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POSTED: 9:36 AM, August 19, 2016

Kick off the semester with the best student tailgating event on campus as the Tigers prepare to take on Clemson University!  Come and join the fun!

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Date:  Friday, September 2

Time:  10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The best tailgate event on campus!

A great chance to explore your library PLUS free food and drinks, prizes, the Eagle, and other special guests!

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POSTED: 9:30 AM, August 19, 2016

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:

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

EndNote:  Monday, November 21:  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Zotero:  Wednesday, November 30:  5 - 6 p.m.

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

Mendeley:  Friday, December 9:  9 - 10 a.m.

 

 

 

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POSTED: 9:14 AM, August 19, 2016

Freedomways is now available via the Independent Voices    database.

Freedomways was one of the most important journals of the black arts and intellectual movement. It is one of sixty titles targeted for inclusion in the Black American Press series within Independent Voices.  Issues from 1967 - 1976 are available through the Independent Voices database.

Freemdomways is also available in print 1963-1985 (incomplete) on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HT 1581 .A2 F7.

Independent Voices  is an ongoing digitization project supported in part by Auburn University Libraries that chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through alternative press magazines, journals, and newspapers. This interdisciplinary project is of interest to women and gender studies, sociology, political science, history, communication and multicultural studies among others.

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POSTED: 9:05 AM, August 19, 2016

Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [United States] Public-Use Files (ICPSR 36498)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announce the availability of public-use files (PUF) for the questionnaire data from the first wave of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. The PATH Study PUF is downloadable from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

 The PATH Study is a household-based, nationally representative, longitudinal cohort study of 45,971 youth (12-17 years) and adults in the United States. The study was launched in 2011 to inform FDA’s regulatory activities under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act that was signed into law in 2009. Data in the first wave were collected from September 2013 to December 2014.

The ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR

 

 

 

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