POSTED: 10:54 AM, February 24, 2017

Location: RBD - 2nd Floor Consultation Room

Instructor: Kasia Leousis ksl0008@auburn.edu

Seminar Description Zotero is a free, easy-to-use, online tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. This hands-on workshop will cover registering for a Zotero account, importing references, organizing your references, and creating a formatted bibliography. Sharing references through the Group Libraries feature will also be discussed.

Bringing your laptop is encouraged, but not required. Please email the instructor if you need to borrow a laptop. We will meet in RBD Library's 2nd Floor Consultation Room located across from the Miller Writing Center. For more information, see http://libguides.auburn.edu/zotero.

Seminars on  Zotero, a software citation program, are being offered during the Spring Semester and beyond .  Click on the Seminars link located under the "Services"  link located in the upper left hand side of the screen of the Auburn University Libraries homepage for registration information, etc.  Seminars are free but registration is required.

Currently, the following seminars are on the schedule:

Zotero:  Monday, May 22:  5 - 6 p.m.

 The spring Zotero workshops are now available for online registration:

http://www.lib.auburn.edu/training/

 

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POSTED: 9:17 AM, February 24, 2017

Book Talk and Signing

Alabama:  The Making of an American State

Edwin Bridges, Director Emeritus, Alabama Department of Archives and History

Date and Time:  Thursday, March 2 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Filling a gap in the literature between academic histories directed towards scholars and college students and textbook histories aimed at the 4th grade., Bridges, presents the long and storied history of the state of Alabama in a magnificently illustrated volume that conveys the magisterial sweep of Alabama’s rich, difficult, and remarkable history with verve, eloquence, and an unblinking eye.

 

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POSTED: 9:06 AM, February 24, 2017

Edited by Frederick E. Hoxie and published by Oxford University Press in 2016, this large volume (644 pages) is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number E 77 .O94 2016.

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POSTED: 9:03 AM, February 24, 2017

A new subject guide has just been created to celebrate Women's History Month (March):  10 Centuries of Plays by Women .

Based on a 2015 article by Susan Jonas in American Theatre, the guide covers 60 plays from the late 10th. Century through the end of the 20th.  The list includes plays that are often a reflection of the playwright's times.  Included in the list are well known plays like A Raisin in the Sun (1959) by Lorraine Hansberry to newly rediscovered plays like Rachel Crothers' A Man's World (1909).   The earliest plays are by Hrotsvitha, a Benedictine nun of the late 10th. Century and the last play, published in 1999, is And What of the Night? by Maria Irene Fornes.   The guide provides links for biographical information plus information concerning plays of the 19th. and 20th. Century.

The 10 Centuries of Plays by Women  guide is located under the Subject Guides tab located in the upper central portion of the Auburn University Libraries homepage .  Next, click on the All Guides link and then click on the 10 Centuries of Plays by Women link.

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POSTED: 8:48 AM, February 24, 2017

SPIE Digital Library

Contains full-text papers on optics and photonics from several core SPIE journals.

SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics, formerly known as the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.

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POSTED: 8:40 AM, February 24, 2017

Seminars on  EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley, software citation programs, are being offered by librarians during the Spring Semester and beyond.  Click on the Seminars link located under the "Services"  link located in the upper left hand side of the screen of the Auburn University Libraries homepage for registration information, etc.  Seminars are free but registration is required.

Currently, the following seminars are on the schedule:

Mendeley:  Wednesday, May 17:  9 - 10 a.m.

Zotero:  Monday, May 22:  5 - 6 p.m.

EndNote:  Saturday, May 27:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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POSTED: 8:33 AM, February 24, 2017

Seminars on  Zotero, a software citation program, are being offered during the Spring Semester and beyond .  Click on the Seminars link located under the "Services"  link located in the upper left hand side of the screen of the Auburn University Libraries homepage for registration information, etc.  Seminars are free but registration is required.

Currently, the following seminars are on the schedule:

Zotero:  Monday, May 22:  5 - 6 p.m.

 

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POSTED: 9:34 AM, February 10, 2017

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 located in the upper central portion of the Auburn University Libraries homepage .  Next, click on the All Guides link and then click on the Income Tax Page link.

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POSTED: 9:32 AM, February 10, 2017

Discover Auburn Book Talk

Frick* Baseball's Third Commissioner

Dr. John Carvalho, Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Communication and Journalism, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Tuesday, February 21 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ground Floor Conference Room, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Ford Frick is best known as the baseball commissioner who put the "asterisk" next to Roger Maris's record.  But his term as commissioner carried the game through pivotal changes - television, continued integration, West Coast expansion, and labor unrest.

Carvalho's biography of Frick provides a detailed narrative of his career and the events and characters of mid-twentieth century baseball.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries.

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POSTED: 9:22 AM, February 10, 2017

Handbook of Small Animal Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia Techniques

By Phillip Lerche and others, and published by John Wiley & Sons in 2016, this volume is located in the Charles Cary Veterinary Medical Library located in Greene Hall under call number SF 914 .L47 2016.

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