POSTED: 3:17 PM, October 12, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

A Public Lecture Series Celebrating 125 years of Auburn Women (1892-2017)

Olympic Golden Medalist, WNBA All-Star, Domestic Abuse Survivor

Ruthie Bolton '90

Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 17 at 3 p.m.

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

Alice Ruth "Ruthie" Bolton attended Auburn University from 1985-1989, where she helped lead the Lady Tigers Basketball team to three SEC titles and two runner-up NCAA finishes.   She won two Olympic medals (1996 and 2000) and a World Championship in 1998. Her professional career spanned 15 years and saw her introduced into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

Reception and book signing to follow.

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and Auburn Alumni Center.

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POSTED: 8:33 AM, October 9, 2017

Common Book Movie:   The Lives of Others (2006)

Date and Time:  Friday, October 20 at 3 p.m.

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

See 2017 Common Book Film Series web site for upcoming movies.

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POSTED: 8:30 AM, October 9, 2017

Common Book Movie:  Minority Report (2002)

Date and Time:  Monday, October 16 at 3 p.m.

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

See 2017 Common Book Film Series web site for upcoming movies.

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POSTED: 9:20 AM, October 6, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

A Public Lecture Series Celebrating 125 years of Auburn Women (1892-2017)

Making Courage your Brand

Mallory Hagan, Miss America 2013

Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 10 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

With roots in Opelika, Mallory Hagan attended Auburn and then left for New York City in 2008 to pursue her dreams.  In June of 2012, Mallory won the title of Miss New York, and the following January, Miss America.  She won on a platform of child sexual abuse awareness and prevention.

As Miss America 2013, Mallory travelled over 20,000 miles a month as the national Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and as an advocate for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention receiving numerous awards, including recognition at the 2013 Forbes Women of the Year Summit.

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association.

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POSTED: 9:13 AM, October 6, 2017

Common Book Movie:  Secrets, Lies and Atomic Spies (2002)

Date and Time:  Monday, October 9 at 3 p.m.

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

See 2017 Common Book Film Series web site for upcoming movies.

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POSTED: 9:06 AM, October 6, 2017

Relationship Violence Is Not Okay Book Display in Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The display, featuring dozens of volumes, plus handouts, plus a Drop Post Secret box where people can anonymously write about their experiences or thoughts on domestic violence, is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library near the printers in the Learning Commons area.   The display will be featured there for the month of October.

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POSTED: 9:00 AM, October 6, 2017

To assist students and others in locating scholarly information on an often controversial topic, please see the newly-created Immigration Research Guide.

The guide provides access to resources relating to immigration including history and background information, statistical sources, and current policy and news.

The Immigration Research 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 (again) on the All Guides link that appears on the new screen, and then click on the Immigration Research Guide link.

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POSTED: 8:54 AM, October 6, 2017

Slavery & Anti-Slavery

Collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.

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POSTED: 8:51 AM, October 6, 2017

Compiled by Larry E. Caver, Jr., and published by Larry E. Caver in 2017, this is the first volume of a projected multi-volume set.   It is located in the Alabama Collection of the Special Collections and Archives Department which, in turn, is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.   The call number is F 324 .C38 2017.

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POSTED: 8:47 AM, October 6, 2017

Edited by J. Leon Shohet and published by CRC Press in 2017, this two-volume set is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QC 718 .E583 2017.

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