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Events located at Bender Library Training and Events Room

 
Important Dates

SEPTEMBER 1

Monday
  • Labor Day; no classes, university offices closed
  • Undergraduate transfer spring 2015 semester admission application deadline for students living outside the U.S.
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AFTER SEPTEMBER 1

      • Tue 09/02/14
        4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Introduction to Library Research
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This is a great class for those new to AU or for those who might need a refresher on the basics of library research. Learn how to use AU's SearchBox, the AU library catalog, and how to gain access to AU's 400+ subscription databases. In this session, you will learn how to locate books, renew books online, and request books and articles from other libraries.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 09/04/14
        4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Introduction to Library Research
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This is a great class for those new to AU or for those who might need a refresher on the basics of library research. Learn how to use AU's SearchBox, the AU library catalog, and how to gain access to AU's 400+ subscription databases. In this session, you will learn how to locate books, renew books online, and request books and articles from other libraries.

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        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 09/04/14
        5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Learning the Language of the University: Navigating Your First Writing Assignment
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This workshop is designed to address common writing concerns for students who are new to college. Topics covered will be brainstorming/overcoming writer's block, understanding assignments and crafting thesis statements, and an explanation of various resources available through the university (including support for international students, the writing center, peer advising, the writing lab, and the ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 09/09/14
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: New Hampshire
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. Attendees do not need to have read the book. Admission is free and no reservation is required.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 09/11/14
        10:30 am – noon
      • Open Textbooks: Improving Access, Affordability, and Academic Success
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Higher education costs are an increasing burden on our students, keeping them from entering college, hindering their success while in college, and lessening their odds of completing college. Student loan debt is at a record high, and has surpassed credit card debt nationally. High college costs have kept as many as 2.4 million low and moderate-income college-qualified high school graduates from ...more

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        Host: University Library

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