January 27, 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. Titles are selected by AU librarians and subject to the library's collection development policy which includes professional reviews and faculty recommendations. The following titles have been added to the library's main collection.

If you have a purchase recommendation or request, contact your library liaison or email library@ashland.edu for more information.

January 19, 2016

OhioLINK EJC Access Restored

OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center was offline for an hour or two this afternoon but has been restored to service. If you notice problems, clear the cache of your browser and try again, and let us know if problems continue.

OhioLINK: EJC Database down

OhioLINK has notified us that EJC is currently down. They are working on the problem and initially anticipated the issue being quickly resolved. At this time, there is no specific timeline for database restoration.

"We are continuing to work with OH-TECH on bringing the EJC back up. However, resolving this problem is taking more time than previously estimated."- OhioLINK

We are sorry for the inconvenience. If you need help with selecting another database resource, please contact library reference at X5402.

January 14, 2016

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 16th: Closed 
  • Sunday, January 17th: Closed 
  • Monday, January 18th: Open 6 pm - 11 pm 

Regular hours resume on Tuesday, January 19th. A complete listing of AU Library Hours Updates is available on the Library web site.

ProQuest Database Maintenance

ProQuest will be upgrading systems on Saturday, January 16th beginning at 10:00 pm; the update is expected to last approximately 8 hours. During this time, access to the ProQuest products listed below will not be available, and users will be re-directed to a webpage explaining the scheduled maintenance.

Research databases:    

  • ProQuest platform (search.proquest.com) 
  • ProQuest Congressional (congressional.proquest.com) 
  • ProQuest Dialog (search.proquest.com/professional) 
  • Chadwyck-Healey databases (full list available here) 
  • CultureGrams eLibrary (all editions) 
  • ProQuest Digital Microfilm ProQuest 
  • Obituaries ProQuest Research Companion SIRS (all editions)

January 8, 2016

AU Library Hours: Spring 2016

AU Library's spring 2016 hours schedule begins Monday, January 11th. A complete listing of library hours updates including exceptions to regular operating hours (such as holidays and semester breaks) is located on the library web site.

January 6, 2016

Library Entrance: Patio Access

Facilities 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 the Auriculum (sculpture).

January 4, 2016

AU Library Hours: After Winter Break

AU Library hours for after winter break are noted below:

  • Monday, January 4th - Friday, January 8th | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 9th | Closed
  • Sunday, January 10th | Closed
The spring hours schedule begins on Monday, January 11th. A complete listing of AU Library hours and updates is available on the library web site.