Monday, July 6, 2015

AU Library on Facebook

Are you following Ashland University Library on Facebook?

News, information, updates, and things we want to share are posted. Comments (and likes) are always welcome.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Library Spotlight: New Books

New books are added to the library collection throughout the academic year. When shelf ready, titles are featured in the new books area on library main floor, near the computers and recreational reading. Titles are selected by AU librarians and subject to the library's collection development policy which includes professional reviews and faculty recommendations.

Interested in recommending a title for the library collection? Contact your library liaison. The Instructional Resource Center News Blog routinely provides information regarding new additions to the IRC, juvenile, and education collections.

Monday, June 8, 2015

OhioLINK Maintenance Downtime 6/12-6/13

All OhioLINK hosted services will be down during the following window, as OhioLINK servers are moved to a new data center: Friday, June 12, 6pm  Saturday, June 13, 12pm (noon).  This will affect all of the OhioLINK website as well as the OhioLINK Catalog.  Most library databases will remain accessible from the AU Library webpages, but links from search results to articles in the Electronic Journal Center will not work.  If you have questions, e-mail us at

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Library Access Wednesday 6/3

The library will remain closed through Wednesday, June 3rd, and will return to regular summer hours on Thursday.  Online library resources will be inaccessible part of Wednesday as the changeover to the new electical system is made.  If you have problems or questions, please write to us at

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Library Closed but Online Services Restored

The library will be closed through Wednesday because of electrical system work, but online library services have been restored. You should be able to request or renew OhioLINK items or get to databases. If you continue to have access problems, please write to

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Library Closed because of Power Outage 5/30-6/3

The Library will be closed from Friday evening, May 29th, through Wednesday, June 3rd, as an electrical system is upgraded.  The power outage Friday evening will interfere with access to databases and the ability to request or renew OhioLINK items, but those services are expected to be restored by Saturday, May 30th.  If you encounter online access problems after Friday night, please let us know by sending an e-mail to

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Facebook: AU Library

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News, information, updates, and things we want to share are posted. Comments (and likes) are always welcome.

Friday, May 15, 2015

AU Library: Instant Answers

Welcome to summer classes at Ashland University. Here's a quick way to get summer hours and phone information from AU Library and the Instructional Resource Center. Instant Answers provides opportunity for you to text* us and have automatic answers sent directly to your phone, tablet, or other mobile device.

Choose from the following sets of key words:

  • library hours - receive AU library hours schedule
  • library phone - receive AU library main and reference phone numbers
  • IRC hours - receive IRC summer hours schedule
  • IRC phone - receive the IRC phone number

Stay tuned. We will be adding more options during the summer months.

*Key words are not case sensitive. Standard messaging rates may apply for each text.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

AU Library: Summer Hours

AU Library's summer hours schedule begins Monday, May 11th. Exceptions to regular summer hours, including holiday and Sunday hours, are detailed on the library web site.

May 11th - July 31st
  • Monday - Thursday:  8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Friday:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Instructional Resource Center summer hours are posted on the IRC web site.