POSTED: 3:14 PM, November 20, 2014

AUrora is an open-access repository of research and scholarly works by Auburn University faculty members, AUrora supports the outreach mission of Auburn University by making research by Auburn faculty accessible to citizens of the state of Alabama and to the general public.

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POSTED: 3:10 PM, November 20, 2014

By Ann S. Wells and published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2014, this volume is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number D 740 .W45 2014.

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POSTED: 1:00 PM, November 17, 2014

Discover Auburn Book Talk

A Delta Vigil:  Yazoo City in the 1950s

Claire T. Field

Field has had 311 poems accepted for publication in 101 print journals and anthologies.  She graduated from Mississippi University for Women in 1967, with a major in English and a minor in Speech.  Field received the M.Ed. degree from Mississippi State University, where she majored in Reading.   She has a Sixth Year Certificate from Auburn University in Composition.

Her first poetry book is Mississippi Delta Women in Prism.   Her second collection of poetry is Southern Aunts, The 1950s.   Her third book is an Origami micro-book titled Indigo Blues.  Her fourth book, A Delta Vigil:  Yazoo City, The 1950s, has just been published (July 2014) by Woodson Knowles Publishing Group.

Date and Time:  Tuesday, November 18 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ground Floor Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Reception and book signing to follow.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.

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POSTED: 10:41 AM, November 6, 2014

Africana Studies Affiliate Lecture Series

Connecting Africana Studies, Human Development, and Outreach:  Exploring How to Affect Change Locally and Globally

Dr. Adrienne Duke, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn University; Extension Specialist with Alabama Cooperative Extension Systems; and an Africana Studies Faculty Affiliate.

Date and Time:  Thursday, November 13 at 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.  Reception to follow.

Location:  Ground Floor Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

Transdisciplinary research allows investigators to transcend their own disciplines to capture complexity and create new intellectual spaces.   In a globalizing world, a transdisciplinary approach can enhance out efforts as scholars to create new theories and tackle social issues.  The theories and perspectives of Africana Studies can be useful to understand and improve conditions for people of African descent in the United States and abroad.

Sponsored by:   Auburn University Africana Studies Professional Affiliates and Auburn University Libraries.

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POSTED: 10:32 AM, November 6, 2014

ACSESS Digital Library ACSESS  (Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies) is a collection of electronic books and journals published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America. The collection covers the years 1907-2009. Subjects in this collection include: agricultural sciences, soil sciences, crops, plant health, climate change, and environmental sciences.

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POSTED: 10:29 AM, November 6, 2014

By Carol Kammen and Amy H. Wilson, and published by Alta Mira Press in 2013, this is the Second Edition.   This volume is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number E 180 .K25 2013.

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POSTED: 10:26 AM, November 6, 2014

The PR Professional's Handbook:  Powerful, Practical Communications by Caroline Black and published by Kogan Page in 2014.   This title is available in electronic format.

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POSTED: 2:42 PM, October 31, 2014

Veterans Day Book Talk

"Send the Alabamians":  World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division

Nimrod Thompson Frazer

Date and Time:  Tuesday, November 11 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ground Floor Presentation Room, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

"In time of war, send me all the Alabamians you can get, but in time of peace, for Lord's sake, send them to somebody else!" - Gen. Edward H. Plummer.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.

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POSTED: 8:21 AM, October 24, 2014

Civil War Sesquicentennial Lecture Series

"Like Infuriated Demons":  South Alabama's Hard-Fighting Confederates

Tommy Brown, Assistant Archivist, Auburn University Libraries Special Collections and Archives

Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 29 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Presentation Room, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn University Department of History.

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POSTED: 8:17 AM, October 24, 2014

By Ian Olney and published by Indiana University Press in 2013, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number PN 1995.9 .H6 O46 2013.

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