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.
The 2021-22 Student Library Survey is complete and makes fascinating reading.
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The Thrift Library recently took advantage of an offer by OVID / LWW to upgrade two of its most expensive eJournal subscriptions to a "package of nine.
Original Cost - $5,929.80 ($3,000 per title)
Seven Added Titles:
New total - $8,679.00 ($1,000 per title)
What is a Permalink? A permalink is a hyperlink that is permanent. Many of the library's databases have the ability to create permalinks. If so, it is much safer to use the database supplied link rather than the one at the top of your screen. THAT one may or may not be working net time you click on it.
OneSearch Permalink - The OneSearch Permalink is the gold standard for AU faculty and students. Instead of returning you to the article or eBook, it returns you to the within OneSearch.
Why is this important? In many cases OneSearch will find the same resource in many databases, sometimes as many as ten. This is problematic for three reasons:
Using OneSearch to create a permalink to the bibliographic record rather than the resource is quicker, easier, and more reliable.
HOWEVER! - We are not recommending you use OpenAthens permalinks in citations. Most styles call for a link directly other resources, not OneSearch. See the Keep It Legit: Citing Sources and Preventing Plagiarism - Power Point below for more info on citing sources.
Drama for Students: (15 plays per vol.)
Novels for Students:
FYI - Much of this content was purchased years ago and may be found in OneSearch as well as other Gale Databases, These two new databases add additional years of content and make content going back to vol. 1 available in one place.
The library will close Thursday, April 7 at 5 pm for the Easter Holiday and reopen at 7:30 AM Monday, April 18.
Beginning Monday April 18 it will stay open till 1:00 AM for the next two weeks.
To stay up to date on the library's hours, click on the Library Calendar, located on the Library's home page.