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September 19, 2013

Discover Auburn @ the Libraries Lecture Series

Mass Incarceration and the Unmaking of Postwar America

Dr. Heather Thompson, Department of History, Temple University

The lecture will feature Thompson's work as a scholar and activist in American labor history and the regional, national and global history of mass incarceration.

Date and Time:    Monday, September 23 at 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

A reception and book-signing will follow the lecture.

Sponsored by:  Department of History, Auburn University Libraries, Auburn Connects!, Common Book Program, and the Prison Arts and Education Project.

For more information, please contact Dr. Jennifer Brooks at jebrooks@auburn.edu or (334) 844-4287.

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September 17, 2013

Africana Studies Presentation

Who Is Best Prepared to Support African American Students in Higher Education?

Shakeer Abdullah, Director, Auburn University Multicultural Center

Date and Time:  Thursday, September 19 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

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

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September 9, 2013

Discover Auburn @ the Libraries Lecture Series

Brutes or Angels:  Human Possibility in the Age of Biotechnology

James Bradley, author of Brutes or Angels, discusses the impact of biotechnologies having an impact on humans including stem cell research, embryo selection, and more.  He also discusses ethical issues including identity, privacy, discrimination, and more, as well as the significance of mortality in the human life cycle.

Date and Time:  Thursday, September 12 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

Click here for more information about the Discover Auburn @ the Libraries Lecture Series.

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September 6, 2013

Discover Auburn @ the Libraries Lecture Series

Dealing with Diversity by Celebrating Differences (The Janet and John Stone Lecture for Multicultural Understanding, Equality and Justice)

Richard Penaskovic, Professor of Religious Studies, Auburn University.

Date and Time:  Wednesday, September 11.  Reception at 3:30 p.m. and lecture at 4:15 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

The reception and lecture will be hosted by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.  The Janet and John Stone Lectureship and Award honor individuals who provide outstanding service in promoting cultural and racial understanding, equality and justice, and to promote such work by Auburn University.

Click here for more information about the Discover Auburn @ the Libraries Lecture Series.

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August 30, 2013

Please be sure to click on the Hours link located center bottom of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to check library hours of operation on home football game days.  Days affected include the following Saturdays:  August 31; September 7 and 14; October 5 ,12, and 26; and November 16 and 30.

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August 30, 2013

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, August 31 - September 2.  Regular hours of operation begin on September 3.

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August 14, 2013

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

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Date:  Friday, August 30

Time:  10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

FREE Food and Drinks!  Auburn University Cheerleaders!  Auburn University Marching Band!  War Eagle VII!  Aubie!

Fun and Games All Over the Library!

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August 5, 2013

Quench your thirst at the Libraries' Information Oasis.

August 21 and 22, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Haley Center Concourse

Enjoy FREE bottled water, pens, campus maps, and more!

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August 2, 2013

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 Intersession schedule, August 1 - 20.  Regular hours of operation begin on August 21.

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July 19, 2013

The SAE Digital Library database no longer requires log in authorization.  Instead it now uses proxy authentication as is true of most of the databases available through the Auburn University Libraries.

The SAE Digital Library is an information management system that provides full-text SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) technical documents via the web.

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