Monday, July 18, 2016

OhioLINK Delays

Due to the Republican National Convention taking place in Cleveland this week (7/18 – 7/21), you may notice a delay in deliveries of OhioLINK materials. Additionally, items requested from an institution in the vicinity of the convention area may also be further delayed.

Questions about your OhioLINK request? Call the library at ext. 5400, or ask for help at the main desk. My Library Account on the library web site to view may be used to renew books online and check status of OhioLINK requests.

Friday, July 15, 2016

AU Library: Solar Panels

Where are the solar panels? Are they being replaced? Are they damaged?

The solar panels located on the south side of AU Library have been temporarily removed to facilitate work being done this summer. Once progress on the south side of the building is complete, the panels will return.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Update: Overdue & Courtesy Notices

Problems with overdue and courtesy notices for OhioLINK and AU Library items have been resolved. Library email notifications are once again being sent to Ashland University email accounts.

Remember, you may use My Library Account on the library web site to view and renew books online and check status of requests. Questions? Call library circulation at ext. 5400 or ask at the main desk, AU Library main floor, for additional information.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Update: OhioLINK EBC

OhioLINK's Electronic Book Center (EBC) is once again fully functional. If you experience problems or need help using the EBC, contact the library at ext 5400 or email us

OhioLINK: Electronic Book Center

OhioLINK's Electronic Book Center (EBC) is currently down and the problem has been reported to OH-Tech. Updates will be posted as they become available. Thank you for your patience.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Library Spotlight: Welcome Anita Slack

Please join Ashland University Library in welcoming Anita Slack to the AU Community. Anita is a reference and instruction librarian and will be the library liaison for Art, Communication Studies, English, Foreign Languages, Journalism and Digital Media, and Theatre.

Anita comes to us from Ursuline College, where she served as a Reference & Instruction librarian for three years. In addition to her Masters of Library and Information Science, she also possesses a Bachelor and Master of Arts in English with a concentration in literature and writing. Prior to Ursuline, Anita was an Information Services Librarian at Vincennes University.

Anita is active in the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) serving as an executive board member, communications editor, and the communications committee co-chair. She is a regular reviewer for Reference & User Services Quarterly. Her professional interests include information literacy instruction, information seeking behaviors, educational theory, and assessment of student learning. In her spare time, Anita is a voracious reader, sporadic writer, dabbler in music, and watcher of movies.

Anita’s office is located on the main floor of AU Library, stop in and say hello! Contact her via phone at 419-289-5427 (ext 5427 on campus) or email at

Friday, June 24, 2016

AU Library: Facebook

Are you following Ashland University Library on Facebook?

News, information, updates, and library activities are a few of the things we feature. Comments (and likes) are always welcome.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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. The following titles have been added to the library's main collection.

Books are selected by AU librarians and subject to the library's collection development policy which includes faculty recommendations and requests and professional reviews. If you have a purchase recommendation or request, contact your library liaison or email for more information.

Update: OhioLINK Catalog & EJC

The OhioLINK Library Catalog and Electronic Journal Center (EJC) have been restored. Please be sure to let us know if you experience any residual problems with these resource.  Thank you for your patience.