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December 6, 2012

Be sure to check library hours of operation during the Intersession and Holiday season by clicking on the Hours link located  in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.  Intersession hours will be in effect December 8 - 19 and January 3 - 8.  Holiday hours will be in effect December 20 - January 2 (and the library will be closed December 23-26 and December 30 - January 1).

Regular hours of operation will resume on January 9, the first day of classes for the Spring Semester.

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December 2, 2012

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams December 3 - 7 by clicking on the Hours link located in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.

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November 28, 2012

The Library of Architecture, Design and Construction (located in Dudley Hall) will close for renovations at the end of the day Friday, December 7 and reopen on Thursday, January 3. Faculty, staff, or students needing items from the LADC between December 8 and December 19 should contact LADC staff through email at lib_architecture@auburn.edu or via telephone 844-7849. They will pull requested materials from the LADC and bring them to the Ralph Brown Draughon Library each business day beginning December 10. Patrons will be notified when their items are ready for pick-up at the R.B.D. Library’s Circulation Desk. Access to LADC materials will be unavailable when the University is closed between December 20 and January 2.

 LADC staff will relocate to the  R.B.D. Library during the renovation from December 10-19. Vicki Throckmorton and Sarah Anderson will be in the Circulation Department and may be reached at 844-1701.  Kasia Leousis will be working from her Reference Department office, telephone 844-7849.

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November 13, 2012

Be sure to check the Hours link located in the top central portion of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to see library hours of operation during the Thanksgiving holiday period.  Dates affected are Saturday, November 17 through Saturday, November 24.  Regular hours resume on Sunday, November 25 at 1 p.m.

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November 13, 2012

Georges Adeagbo:  Between Artwork and Exhibition

Kathryn Floyd, Assistant Professor of Art History, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, November 15 at 3:30 p.m.

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

Prof. Floyd will discuss her ongoing research on the Beninese artist, "whose gathering, organizing, and displaying of objects allows him to shift between the role of artist and curator while speaking to the power relationships and complicated economies that make up the contemporary art world."

All are welcome!

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November 8, 2012

The Princess and the Poet:  Dulce Maria Loynaz and Eulalia de Borbon

Jana F. Gutierrez, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 14 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and Auburn University Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

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November 8, 2012

Discover Auburn Lecture

Lost Auburn:  Chapter Rooms and Frat Houses at Auburn:  1896-1951

Ralph Draughon, Jr.

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

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

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October 31, 2012

Discover Auburn Lecture

The Gods of Prophetstown:  The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier

Dr. Adam Jortner, Department of History, Auburn University

There will be a book signing after the presentation!

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 7 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and AU Bookstore.

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October 12, 2012

In recognition of the 150th. anniversary of the Morrill Act of 1862 which created the land-grant college system, the Auburn University Office of Public Service is sponsoring the following Morrill Land-Grant Recognition Special Lecture:

Auburn v. Alabama:  The Origin of the Rivalry

Dwayne Cox, Ph.D., Head of Special Collections and Archives

Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 23 at 3 p.m.

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

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October 8, 2012

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

The Confederados:  Old South Immigrants in Brazil

Dr. Cyrus B. Dawsey, Department of Geography, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, October 11 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries

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