Thursday, February 26, 2015

AU Library Spring Break Hours

Ashland University Library spring break hours are:

  • Saturday, 2/28 and Sunday, 3/1:  Closed
  • Monday March 2nd - Friday, March 6th: 8 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday, 3/7 and Sunday, 3/8: Closed

Regular hours resume on Monday, March 9th.  A complete listing of AU Library hours and updates is available on the Library web site.

Database Issues: Resolved

Thanks for your patience ...
"According to EBSCO, the issue with PDFs not loading in EBSCOhost databases and interfaces has been resolved." -- OL User Services
Please contact the library if you experience problems with PDFs in any Ebsco database.

Database Issues: Ebsco

Please note the following:

"Due to a problem with the full text server, PDF full text links in EBSCO products (individual databases, EDS, etc.) are not working. EBSCO is aware of this problem, has made the resolution a top priority, and is expecting to have these links working again by the end of the day. We will send out another email when the issue has been resolved."- OhioLINK User Services

We will post updates regarding this issue as they become available.Thank you for your patience.

Hours Update: Spring Break

Ashland University Library spring break hours are:

  • Saturday, 2/28 and Sunday, 3/1:  Closed
  • Monday March 2nd - Friday, March 6th: 8 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday, 3/7 and Sunday, 3/8: Closed

Regular hours resume on Monday, March 9th.  A complete listing of AU Library hours and updates is available on the Library web site.

Friday, February 20, 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.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Library Hours Update

AU Library will close at 7:00 pm tonight, Thursday, February 19th.

Regular hours will resume Friday, February 20th. A complete listing of Library hours and updates is located on our website.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

LibGuides Maintenance

AU Library Guides, aka LibGuides, will be unavailable Friday, February 13th, starting at 10:00 pm. Servers will be down for planned upgrades for about 90 minutes.

Please note that E-Reserves and LibGuides A to Z Database list may also be affected by this downtime.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

AU Library 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.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Library Courtesy Notices

If you currently are not receiving email notices from the library such as courtesy notices and hold/pickup notices, please check your email spam folder. Be sure to mark any messages from the library as “not spam” so that emails from that address will not be classified as spam.


Remember, you may use the My Library Account link on the web site to view and renew books online and check status of requests. Questions? Stop at the circulation desk, AU Library main floor, for additional information.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Library Hours: MLK Holiday

In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday break, please note the following AU Library hours schedule updates:

  • Saturday, January 17th:  Closed
  • Sunday, January 18th: Closed
  • Monday, January 19th: Open 6 pm - 11 pm
Regular hours resume on Tuesday, January 20th. A complete listing of AU Library Hours Updates is available on the Library web site.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Library systems: Server restored

The library's circulation systems and online catalog have been restored. Please note that down time is anticipated later this week for system maintenance; information will be posted here as it becomes available.

Thank you for your patience.

Library Systems: Server Down

AU Library's circulation system (server) is currently down.  The library catalog is not available, OL requests will not be processed through our system, and it is not possible to view your record and renew items.

It is possible to pick up OL requests, course reserves, and check out general items.  For help with renewals and circulation, please call the main desk at ext 5400.

The OhioLINK catalog remains available; to locate AU library items, use OL catalog advanced search and limit search result location (1) to Ashland University (2).


We hope to have the problem rectified soon, updates will be posted throughout the day.