Archive for the 'Services' Category

May 2, 2008

The Wireless Laptop Lab, also known as the "Lobby Lab," has recently been opened on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.  As you enter the library from the Mell Street entrance you will see the Information Desk in front of you; the Wireless Laptop Lab is located immediately to your right across from the Information Desk.

The lab contains power outlets at each workstation.  There are 30 workstations.  Patrons can bring in their own laptop computers or check out one of the library's machines available at the Circulation Desk on the First Floor.

The Wireless Laptop Lab serves two purposes:  as a bibliographic instruction lab for the Reference Department and as a wireless laptop lab available for patrons' use.  Hours of operation will vary according to the need for instructional use of the facility but as a general guideline, the Wireless Laptop Lab is available for public use after 5 p.m. weekdays and on weekends.

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April 1, 2008

The Microforms and Government Documents Unit, located on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, is requesting your participation in a BRIEF online survey regarding the services and resources they provide.

Please click on this link to take the brief survey.  Thank you!

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March 28, 2008

The expansion of the Digital Resource Lab expansion is fully underway on the First Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.  When completed, the new Digital Resource Lab will triple in size.  Completion of the expansion is expected to take place this Summer and the Grand Opening is expected to take place at the start of the Fall Semester.

The Digital Resource Laboratory (DRL) at the Ralph Brown Draughon Library is designed to help Auburn University students, faculty, and staff use multimedia materials in their class assignments and course projects. It does this by providing access to the latest multimedia hardware and software, together with the on-site technical expertise needed to use these resources to best advantage. The DRL is committed to serving the multimedia technology needs of Auburn University students and faculty in all academic disciplines.

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March 14, 2008

The Internet Cafe, located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, will be closed the week of Spring Break, March 17 -21, to allow the A. U. Libraries and the A. U. Office of Information Technology to replace the current desktop computers.  Once the installation is complete, the Internet Cafe will have 24 brand-new Dell Optiplex 755 workstations with 17-inch flat panel monitors.

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March 7, 2008

Effective March 6, 2008, uniformed security personnel will be available to escort library users to their vehicles parked in the Library parking deck and the Comer Hall parking lot between the hours of 8:30 p. m and 7:30 a. m. Sunday through Friday morning.  Persons interested in an escort should ask at the escort station near the First Floor Circulation Desk of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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February 29, 2008

April 15 is coming up!

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 link on left hand side of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.

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January 9, 2008

Construction of a new computer lab on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library is nearing completion.  Located in the former Document Delivery Department Office (which has moved to the First Floor), the new lab will function as a library instruction lab during the day and a laptop computer lab for students at night.

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November 30, 2007

Patrons coming into the Ralph Brown Draughon Library will notice the walls being repainted.  In order to make the building a more cheerful and welcoming place, the teal blue color scheme is being replaced by white paint and, in the near future, new carpeting will be installed as well. 

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October 31, 2007

The Auburn University Libraries now have a remote book drop in Foy Student Union located across from the Information Desk.  Please allow two business days for your returns to be processed.

For more information, contact J. P. Pendleton at 844-4094.

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September 21, 2007

The CopyCat photocopying service, based out of Foy Union, is now expanding hours of operation at the CopyCat office located in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library (Second Floor, near the Mell Street entrance).

CopyCat in the RBD Library is now open:

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12 midnight

Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Saturday:  closed

Sunday:  3 - 10 p.m.

   For more information about the services offered by CopyCat, click on this link.

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