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Library Hosting Student Focus Groups on Library of the Future

As part of the the campus Library Envisioning process, the Meriam Library will be hosting two (2) Student Focus Groups on the Library of the Future: Wednesday November 13 and Monday November 18.  Both sessions will be from 4:00 - 6:00 pm, in MLIB 205.  Sign-ups for either session will be at the small desk in the library's lobby.  Group size limit is 25 per session.

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The Impact of the Government Shutdown on Research

The recent federal government shutdown is affecting access to government supported databases and research information usually available through the Meriam Library. While some sites are completely down, such as census.gov, other sites may provide limited access. For help, please Ask a Librarian. For additional information about what government sites are available, limited, or down, the Auburn University has created a useful guide.   Posted by Sarah Blakeslee

Additional Library Hours for Fall Semester

The Meriam Library is pleased to announce extended weekend hours for the Fall Semester. The library will be open for ten additional hours each week: closing at 7:45pm on Friday, opening at 10am and closing at 7:45pm on Saturday, and opening at 10am on Sunday. These additional hours are in part thanks to U-Course, which will be using the entire 4th Floor on Fridays from 5-7:45pm and Saturday mornings from 10am-noon.

Laptop Lounge Open

The Meriam Library's 1st floor Laptop Lounge has reopened after being damaged from flooding after a water line break.  There are plans in place for the Lounge to be redesigned and upgraded during the Winter Break 2013-14.

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Laptop Lounge & Vending Closed for Repair

Due to damage from a serious water leak, the Meriam Library's Laptop Lounge (130) and Vending area (135) will be closed until repairs can be completed.

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Library Catalog Unavailable June 6, 2013

Access to the library catalog will be unavailable on Thursday, June 6th, from 8am to 5pm due to a system upgrade.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

Government Documents Shift in Progress

The Federal and State Government Documents collections on 4th floor are in the process of being shifted and compacted to make room for more student seating and powered tables on the south bridge.  If you're looking for a Government Document and can't locate it, please ask a student employee on the shift or inquire at the Circulation desk in the library's lobby for assistance.  The shift should be complete before the beginning of Fall semester classes (August 26).

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Fire Alarm Testing Wednesday and Friday

The Meriam Library's new fire alarms will be tested on two days this week: Wednesday afternoon, February 27 from 1:00 - 1:30 pm, and Friday morning March 1st from 11:00 - 11:30 am. No Evacuation will be Necessary.

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