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August 10, 2012

Classes start on Thursday, August 16!  Be sure to check library hours of operation for the Fall Semester by clicking on the Hours link located in the upper central part of the Auburn University Libraries homepage .

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July 30, 2012

Be sure to check library hours of operation during the Final Exam period and then Intersession by clicking on the Hours link located in the upper central part of the Auburn University Libraries homepage .  The Final Exam period covers July 30 through August 1 and the Intersession period covers August 2 - 15.

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July 13, 2012

The Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction (LADC), located in Dudley Hall, is undergoing renovation during July and August.  The first phase of the renovation involves installing new carpet and painting on the Second Floor.  In the process, books are being moved into temporary shelving on the Ground Floor and in the College of Design and Construction (CADC) Gallery.  For more information concerning the LADC renovation, click here .

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July 5, 2012

To commemorate the landing on the Moon of Apollo 11 that took place on July 20, 1969, the Ralph Brown Draughon Library has mounted an exhibit of some of the books in the library collections concerning the Apollo program.  The books include histories commissioned by NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Agency) such as Stages to Saturn, memoirs by engineers who worked in the program such as Moon Lander, autobiographies of astronauts such as Carrying the Fire, and biographies of NASA's Marshall Spaceflight Center's Werner von Braun.  The exhibit is in the New Books collection located in the Mell Street entrance lobby area on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library in front of the Caribou Coffee cafe.

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June 29, 2012

Be sure to check the Hours link located in the upper central part of the Auburn University Libraries  homepage to find out hours of operation during the July 4 holiday period affecting Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4.  Normal Summer Semester hours of operation will resume on Thursday, July 5.

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May 18, 2012

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 Memorial Day Holiday hours May 26-28.

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May 4, 2012

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, May 5 - 16.

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April 16, 2012

Art Threshold WorldMap*

Lecture and Demonstration by Dr. Suzanne Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and of African African American Studies, Harvard University

DATE AND TIME:  Wednesday, April 18 at 12 noon

LOCATION:  Special Collections and Archives Department, GROUND FLOOR, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

*The WorldMap platform is being developed by the Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) at Harvard to lower barriers for scholars who wish to explore, visualize, edit, collaborate with, and publish geospatial information  Visit http://worldmap.harvard,edu/  for more information.

This lecture is part of Art at the Threshold, a program of Auburn Connects common reading program.  Sponsored by Auburn University College of Liberal Arts' Department of Art and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, Department of Geology and Geography in the College of Science and Mathematics, and the Auburn University Libraries.

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March 20, 2012

Discover Auburn Series

The Civil War in Letters:  Selections from Auburn University's Original Manuscripts

Linda Thornton, Auburn University Libraries

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

Date and Time:  Thursday, March 22 at 3 p.m.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, and the Auburn University Bookstore.

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March 12, 2012

Due to power substation maintenance, the Ralph Brown Draughon Library will be closed on Saturday, March 17.  Library databases and digital collections will be offline from 5 a.m. until approximately 7 p.m. that day but the Auburn Universiy Libraries' classic catalog will be available during this time.  The RBD Library will reopen and resume its regular schedule at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 18.

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