July 18, 2017

ProQuest Database Access Restored

Access to the ProQuest databases has been restored.  If you have trouble connecting with one of them close your browser and try again.  If you continue to have trouble please contact us at 419-289-5402.

ProQuest Databases Down

A power outage at ProQuest late Monday knocked out the ProQuest databases.  Affected databases include American Periodicals, Ancestry Library Edition, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, and Wall Street Journal.  It is not clear how soon they will be restored.

July 10, 2017

Update: Service Restored

Power has been restored in many campus locations. At this time, wifi access remains spotty and not all library computers have internet; library second floor and the Instructional Resource Center computers do not currently have internet.

Power Outage: Campus Wide

Information from Ashland University's Twitter account:

"The city of Ashland is experiencing a power outage that is impacting main campus and ATS. When information becomes available - Safety Services"

We will post information as it becomes available.

July 6, 2017

Journey of an OhioLINK Article

Journey of an OhioLINK Article from OH-TECH on Vimeo.

"OhioLINK has been building relationships with content providers for 20-plus years. Because of this long history and the 500,000-plus college students, faculty and staff it represents, OhioLINK is able to deliver unrivaled intellectual assets at beneficial pricing for Ohio’s academic community." - Journey of an OhioLINK Article

Learn more about the Journey of an OhioLINK Article in this blog post written by OH-TECH graphic artist Christi Playford, A User's Perspective: Don't Take OhioLINK for Granted.

June 29, 2017

Hours Update: July 4th

AU Library Hours: July 4th Holiday:
  • Saturday, July 1st:  Closed
  • Sunday, July 2nd: Open Noon - 8 pm
  • Monday, July 3rd: Open 8 am to 5 pm
  • Tuesday, July 4th:  Open 8 am to 4 pm
Regular summer hours resume on Wednesday, July 5th. A complete list of library hours and updates is available on the library web site

June 26, 2017

OhioLINK Maintenance June 26th

OhioLINK Services will be unavailable Monday evening, June 26th, from 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. because of maintenance. This includes the OhioLINK website, OhioLINK Catalog, OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center, and everything else OhioLink.

June 14, 2017

Library Spotlight: John Clague

John Clague from Chuck Mintz on Vimeo.

Watch this video documentary from Chuck Mintz to learn more about artist John Clague. Mr. Clague designed and constructed the Auriculum sculpturea "composite of auriculum and pendulum" known for "its sound and motion features" (John Clague, 1977). The Auriculum is centrally located on Ashland University's campus in front of Ashland University Library.

AU Library's web site features information and facts about the Auriculum, including reference from the Ashland College Collegian and Ashland University Archives. Special thanks to Ashland University's Facebook page for sharing this documentary video.

June 8, 2017

Because: Libraries Transform

"The ways in which libraries transform are as nuanced and varied as the people they serve. Physical transformations are easy to spot. Transformations in service and scope can be less apparent, but are ever changing." - Libraries Transform