March 18, 2019

Library Spotlight: Alex Awards

The following titles have been recognized with ALA's Alex Award distinction; they have have been added to the library's recreational reading collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display or in their regular location on AU Library main floor.

"The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002." - Alex Awards, YALSA




Follow IRC's board Alex Award Winners on Pinterest.

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

March 11, 2019

Library Spotlight: OhioLINK Articles

 
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.

March 1, 2019

Library Hours: Spring Break


AU Library Hours for spring break are noted below:

  • Saturday, 3/2 & Sunday, 3/3: Closed
  • Monday 3/4 through Friday, 3/8:  Open 8 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday, 3/9 & Sunday, 3/10:  Closed

Regular hours resume on Monday, 3/11. A complete listing of library hours and updates is available on our web site.

February 27, 2019

Fair Use Week: Infographic

Each year ARL, the Association of Research Libraries, publishes an infographic in conjunction with Fair Use Week. This year, Fair Use Week is being observed Monday, February 25th through March 1st and the featured topic is: How Fair Use Helps in Saving Software.



 ARL's Fair Use infographics are freely available to download (PDF) and use. Interested in more information? Review AU Library's Copyright LibGuide, featuring ARL Best Practices in Fair Use.

February 25, 2019

Library Spotlight: OhioLINK Books



Have you ever wondered how your OhioLINK book request arrives at AU Library?

Thousands of OhioLINK requests (books, DVDs, CDs) travel between OhioLINK member libraries every day.  Learn more about how requests are processed and arrive at their destination, watch Journey of an OhioLINK Book.

February 21, 2019

OhioLINK Scheduled Maintenance

Several OhioLINK resources will be unavailable briefly on Monday, February 25, from 4:00 a.m. to about 6:00 a.m.  They include the Electronic Journal Center and the Electronic Theses & Dissertations Center.  Access to databases through the Ashland University Library web pages should be unaffected.

February 19, 2019

Library Spotlight: New Books

New books are added to the library's collection throughout the academic year. When shelf ready, titles are featured in the new books area on library main floor. The following titles were recently added to the library's main general collection.


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

February 13, 2019

Library Spotlight: Research Appointments

Not sure where to start your research? 
Feeling stuck? Don't know where to look? No Problem! Librarians are here to help and there are many ways to contact us.


Need even more help?
Schedule a research appointment with a librarian: Click here to get started

February 7, 2019

Library Spotlight: New Books

New books are added to the library's collection throughout the academic year. When shelf ready, titles are featured in the new books area on library main floor. The following titles were recently added to the library's main general collection.


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