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October 8, 2009

Located in the three large glass exhibit cases immediately upon one's left when entering the Special Collections and Archives Department is an exhibit on the history of Auburn University Theatre productions.  The theatre was established in 1919 and the exhibit features numerous photographs, playbills, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, miniature set designs, and informative captions concerning the plays produced over the past 90 years.

Click here to see plays being featured during the 2009-2010 theatre season.

The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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September 21, 2009
On Thursday, September 24, at 3 PM, Dr. David Carter of Auburn University's Department of History will discuss his new book, The Music Has Gone Out of the Movement: Civil Rights and the Johnson Administration, 1965-1968, in Special Collections & Archives, located on the ground floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library. Copies of Dr. Carter's book will be available for purchase and signature by the author.

This event is sponsored by the Auburn University Libraries, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts, and the Auburn University Bookstore. All are welcome. A reception will follow Dr. Carter's presentation.

 

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September 11, 2009

De-sign'-er

(Auburn University Theatre Department)

A. Lynn Lockrow

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

Thursday, September 17

3 p.m.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center of the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts

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September 11, 2009

The air handling system problem in the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction (LADC - Dudley Hall) has been fixed.  Consequently, the LADC has resumed normal hours of operation.  Please consult the Hours link located in the lower center part of the Auburn University Libraries homepage for more information.

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September 10, 2009

Due to a loss of the air handling system and an accompanying odor, the Library of Architecture, Design, and Construction (LADC - Dudley Hall) will be closed the rest of the day Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11.  They hope to resume regular hours of operation on Sunday, September 13.

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September 10, 2009

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:  September 5, 12, 19, and 26; October 17 and 31; and November 7 and 27.

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September 3, 2009

Come join the  fun!

The third annual Tailgate @ the Library open house takes place Friday, September 4 (the day before the first home football game) from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Learn about the library while celebrating Auburn's football home opener!

Featuring:  marching band, food, giveaways, and special guests.

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September 3, 2009

Be sure to check the Hours link located in the center bottom of the Auburn University Libraries homepage for library hours of operation affected by the Labor Day holiday:  September 5-7. 

Saturday hours of operation are also affected by home football days, so be sure to check the Hours link for game days:  September 5, 12, 19, and 26; October 17 and 31; and November 7 and 27.

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August 28, 2009

Seminars on EndNote citation software are being offered to faculty members and graduate students during the Fall Semester.  Click on the Seminars link located in the lower left hand side of the Auburn University Libraries homepage for registration information, etc.    Seminars are free but registration is required.

Currently, the following Endnote seminars are being offered at 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.:

December 18.

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August 14, 2009

The Special Collections and Archives Department is currently featuring an exhibit titled "Tigers, Tigers Everywhere" concerning the Auburn Tigers football team.

The exhibit, located in the five glass flatcases on the east side of the department,  features numerous photographs, informational captions, and fascinating memorabilia such as sheet music, Glomerata pages from the 1920's and earlier, game tickets, and even a set of playing cards featuring photographs of the 1972 team.

The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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