Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Library Hours: Winter Break

In observance of the Ashland University campus holiday schedule, AU Library will close at 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 18, 2014 and remain closed through Thursday, January 1, 2015.

AU Library will be open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday, January 2nd. For additional holiday hours information, please visit the library hours and update page on the library web site.

We wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and a safe and joyous holiday season.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Library Hours: After Finals

The AU Library Hours schedule for after final exams is noted below:

  • Tuesday, 12/9: 7:45 am to 5:00 pm 
  • Wednesday, 12/10 through Friday, 12/12: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 
  • Saturday, 12/13 & Sunday, 12/14: Closed 

AU Library hours prior to winter break are:

  • Monday, 12/15 through Thursday, 12/18: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

A complete listing of AU Library hours updates is available on our web site.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Library Extended Hours

AU Library's extended hour's schedule continues through Monday, December 8th providing study and work space for students during finals. A complete list of Library hours updates is available on the Library web site.


December 6th - December 8th

Saturday, 12/6
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday, 12/7
2:00 pm to 2:00 am

Monday, 12/8
7:45 am to 2:00 am

The Instructional Resource Center, library second floor, does not participate in extended hours. Color printing and IRC resources are not available in the library during extended hours. 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

AU Library: Study Rooms

Looking for a quiet space to study during finals?

AU Library has designated the 4th and 5th floors as quiet spaces during extended hours and finals week, November 30th - December 10th. Comfortable open study areas are available to students on both floors.

Interested in reserving a study room?

Stop at the circulation desk and reserve one of our study rooms on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th floors for a maximum of three hours. Please note, students using a reserved study room will be asked to vacate the room.

* This post was originally published on the IRC News & Information blog.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Library Extended Hours

Sunday, November 30th, AU Library will begin its extended hour's schedule opening at the regular time and remaining open until 2:00 a.m. providing study and work space for students during the last week of classes and finals.


November 30th - December 6th

Sunday,11/30
2:00 pm to 2:00 am

Monday, 12/1 through Thursday, 12/4
7:45 am to 2:00 am

Friday, 12/5
7:45 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, 12/6
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Instructional Resource Center, library second floor, does not participate in extended hours. Color printing and IRC resources are not available in the library during extended hours. 

Monday, November 24, 2014

Library Hours: Thanksgiving Break

AU Library Hours for Thanksgiving Break are noted below. A complete listing of library hours and updates is available on the library web site.

  • Tuesday, November 25th -  7:45  am to 5 pm
  • Wednesday, November 26th -  8 am to 5 pm
  • Thursday, November 27th - Closed
  • Friday, November 28th - Closed
  • Saturday, November 29th - Closed
Library extended hours for finals begin on Sunday, November 30th.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Library Patio Entrance

Facilities Management has closed access to the library patio for the season; the surface may become slippery during the inclement winter weather. Stairs leading to the patio and the library entrance will be closed through spring.


Please enter and exit the Library using the main entrance, south side of the building, near Founders and the Auriculum (sculpture).

Monday, November 17, 2014

AU Library Congratulates Kathryn Venditti

Reference and Instruction librarian Kathryn Venditti was honored at the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) 40th Annual Conference on Friday, November 14th, with the Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award.
"This award recognizes an individual who (1) has been an ALAO member for at least 5 years, and (2) who has promoted academic libraries and librarianship not only on his or her own campus, but also within the state. The award also recognizes someone who has provided leadership in the promotion of ALAO through service such as committee membership, executive board office, or interest group office." -- Jay Ladd Award

Kathryn is an active member of ALAO; her service has included being chair of the Distance Learning Interest Group, chair of the Instruction Interest Group, member of the Conference Program Committee, and Interest Group Coordinator.  Join AU Library in congratulating Kathryn for receiving this distinguished award.

Monday, November 10, 2014

OhioLINK: AU Columbus Center

OhioLINK courier service to the Columbus Center will be discontinued at the end of this semester. Beginning today, Monday, November 10th, the option to select AU Columbus Center as a pick-up location will not be available. Please note that materials already in transit will be delivered to the Columbus Center.

All students may use the OhioLINK pick-up anywhere option and have requested materials delivered to any participating OhioLINK library (member institution).  After selecting an item to request, choose a pick up institution location from the drop down menu on the request verification page.


When picking up items at an OhioLINK library, be sure to (required) :

  • present your Ashland University ID - OR -
  • know your AU ID # and have a form of identification
If you need help with pick-up anywhere, visit the AU library reference desk or contact a reference librarian at ext 5402 or 419-289-5402.