Archive for the 'Services' Category

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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December 3, 2009
Alerts are offered by many databases and publishers to help you keep up-to-date with recently published articles that are relevant to your research. There are three types of alerts:
Search Alerts -- Receive automatic updates of a search every week (or other time interval)
Table of Contents Alerts -- Receive the table of contents of the most recent issue of a specific journal(s)
Citation Alerts -- Be notified when someone cites a specfic article
Results from an alert will either be sent directly to you via e-mail (or RSS feed) or made available via the free account that you set up.

An Alerts Subject Guide has been created to explain the concept and to provide details about setting up Alerts in which you may be interested.    Click on the Subject Guides tab located in the middle of the Auburn University Libraries homepage and then the All Guides link for access.

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November 17, 2009

The Caribou Coffee House, located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, will be operating under the following Holiday Hours:

Nov. 23-24:  8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Dec. 16-18:  8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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November 5, 2009

A vending machine offering office supplies such as pens, compact discs, and scantron sheets is now available in the foyer of the Parking Deck entrance (i.e., First Floor) of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.  It is located next to the recently-installed vending machines for drinks and nutritious snacks.

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October 23, 2009

Several recycling container units have been set up in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.  Each unit consists of a separate receptacle for a) bottles and cans, b) paper, and c) trash.

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October 23, 2009

To meet the growing need for patrons to plug in their laptop computers and other electronic equipment, the Ralph Brown Draughon Library has made available power cords for check-out at the Circulation Desk, located on the First Floor.

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