Check your departmental budget allocations, spending, and balance.
Review databases charged to your department.
Check the status of all your book, eBook and media orders - date ordered, date received, list, cost, call number assigned, etc.
Contact your liaison to order new materials.
Contact Head of Acquisitions to inquire about unfilled orders.
PASCAL recently added a number of Open Access Databases within OneSearch.
Type a normal search. Then limit the results to Open Access.
These databases contain thousands of eBooks and journal articles that can now be discovered alongside the library's paid content.
This year all (or most) of the academic libraries in SC are migrating to OpenAthens, a user authentication system similar to that used in Workday. This service allows users to log in using their AU email name and password, and then click through to all library resources. We made our switch in October.
Upon completion proxy prefixes will go away. Remember proxy prefixes?
OpenAthens works the proxy prefix.
In the meantime, both authentication methods are in play.
If you should experience any glitches during the transition due to a faulty link in Canvas or on a Research Guide, the simplest workaround is to access the resource in OneSearch and click on it there. Or contact Betsy Elsner at email@example.com
Each semester the Thrift Library provides around 130 free eTextbooks. These are identified via a spreadsheet provided by the Bookstore - AU Outfitters. In order for this to happen smoothly, or at all,
We expect to receive a spreadsheet around which contains all titles through that date. If you are unable to submit your textbooks titles before that date, you can still submit them to your library liaison for searching. Our expected completion date will be around Dec. 20th.
15 extra hours. Come early. Stay late.
Interested in locating free, open source textbooks? You can find almost 900 titles in OneSearch from the Open Textbook Library (OTL)
FYI – Tens of thousands of other open source materials in all formats can be discovered in OneSearch using normal searches limited to Open Access under Availability.