Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. The Series features selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. Informal discussions about the extraordinary influence of these books on American society will be led by faculty and staff members from AU. ...more
As the world becomes increasingly digital, ownership of scholarly works is a major issue in higher education. The debate between individuals, publishers, and institutions over ownership is both high-stakes and complex. Speaker Geneva Henry draws on her previous experience to shed some light on this issue.
Ms. Henry is the University Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries at The George ...more
Finals time is fast approaching. You can fuel your marathon study session at the Library's Final Perk. We'll have lots of coffee, cookies, and other treats, plus a Roaring Twenties theme. Show up in your best speakeasy garb for a chance to win the costume contest!
The library co-sponsors Final Perk with The Mud Box, AU Library Council, Auxiliary Services in partnership with Coca-Cola, Graduate ...more
Do you know where in the library you can watch DVDs, use iMovie to design media, or buy a cup of coffee? Have you found a quiet place to study? Come to a guided tour to discover the library's many services as well as see the research collections, collaborative workspaces and technology that can help you become a better researcher or multimedia designer.
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.