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Whether you are just starting on your first research assignment, or tracking down sources for your doctoral dissertation, the AU Librarians are ready to assist you with your research. Here are ways we can help:

Visit the Research Assistance Desk
Visit the Research Assistance Desk

Drop in service for help with your research, staffed by librarians.
Located on the first floor of Bender Library.

Spring Semester Hours:

  • Mon-Thurs: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.;
  • Fri: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Sat-Sun: 1-6 p.m.

The Research Assistance Desk will be closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

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Have a specific research area in mind? Find the librarian with expertise in that area, along with their contact information and office hours.

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