Archive for the 'Services' Category

April 9, 2010

Two new scanning systems have been installed in the Learning Commons on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.  These systems, designated for scanning only, are equipped with Paint.NET software as well as shortcuts for Tiger Print and Tiger MailFor walk-up scanning, students, faculty, and staff simply need to log in to the system with their OIT (Office of Information Technology) username and password.  Each user's OIT home drive is available upon log in and basic scanning instructions are provided on each machine.

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April 9, 2010

Greetings from the Office of University Writing!

Who's in our office?

Dr. Margaret Marshall, Director of University Writing

Kathi Palmer, Administrative Assistant.

What do we do to enhance the culture of writing and writing instruction?  Support student writing with face-to-face consultations in the Miller Writing Center.  Encourage and celebrate excellent student writing throughout Auburn University.  Support faculty through curriculum development and faculty development.  Research and assess writing.  Promote and help develop writing in all of the majors.

Where are we?  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Third Floor former Honors College offices in Room 3436.

How can you contact us?  844-7475 Office or

Dr. Marshall at mmarshall@auburn.edu

Kathi Palmer at kap0021@auburn.edu

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April 2, 2010

In an effort to provide research assistance outside the library, a reference librarian is now stationed in the computer lab (Room 136) located on the First Floor of Aubie Hall in the Village section of campus. 

Please stop by Monday through Wednesday, 6 - 9 p.m. to take advantage of this new service.

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April 2, 2010

The Auburn University Libraries are partnering with the Facilities Department to make the Ralph Brown Draughon Library a safer, more comfortable place to work through the installation of an updated fire alarm system.  Facilities will begin the installation process this Spring and aims to complete installation throughout the five-story building within six to eight months.  By putting the system in place, the Libraries and Facilities hope to reduce the number of false fire alarms while providing patrons with a welcoming study environment conducive to their diverse needs.

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March 19, 2010

The April 15 income tax deadline is rapidly approaching!

Available for your convenience is the Income Tax Page.  It provides links to web sites that contain income tax information, law, forms, contacts, and more.  The Income Tax Page is located under the Subject Guides tab in the upper middle part of the Auburn University Libraries homepage .  Once you have clicked on the Subject Guides tab , click on the All Guides link located on the left hand side of the screen.

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March 19, 2010

A vending machine for office supplies was recently installed on the south side (facing Comer Hall) of the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.  Items for sale include exam bluebooks, pens, batteries, blank CD-R's, and even calculators.

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January 22, 2010

Seminars on EndNote citation software are being offered to faculty members and graduate students during the Spring Semester.  Click on the Seminars link located under the "Services" tab located in the upper 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.

Thursday, April 8.

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January 22, 2010

The recently-constructed Learning Commons area, located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, features a variety of services now available to Auburn University students:

  • 300 new power outlets
  • whiteboards
  • 10 group study areas
  • 415 new seats
  • the Miller Writing Center
  • the Study Partners tutoring service
  • the OIT (Office of Information Technology) Helpdesk
  • Ralph Brown Draughon Library subject specialists available at the Reference Desk

Construction of the Learning Commons area was funded by a generous donation from EBSCO.

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December 10, 2009

In order to accommodate those still on campus during the dates December 16-18, the Caribou Coffee cafe, located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library near the Mell Street entrance, will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.   The cafe will have light meals and coffee for sale.

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December 3, 2009

Interlibrary Loan and AUBIExpress Deadlines

Auburn University Libraries' Interlibrary Loan and AUBIExpress services will be accepting book and article requests until Friday, December 11. 2009.  Requests submitted after the 11th. may not be processed until January 11, 2010.  For further information, please call 844-1728 or send e-mail to illhelp@auburn.edu .  Here is a link to the service.

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