January 22, 2018

IRC Pinterest: Winter Theme Books

Warm up with a good picture book!

Need a fun, informative, heart-warming book to ease the winter doldrums? Check out the IRC's Winter Picture Books board on Pinterest.

The IRC whiteboard display features recent additions to the juvenile collection including Pablo in the Snow, The Most Perfect SnowmanWilliam's Winter Nap, and The Snowbear. Be sure to check out our new books area on the second floor.


Follow IRC @ Ashland University Library's board Winter Picture Books on Pinterest.

January 19, 2018

Juvenile Books: Nonfiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

January 18, 2018

Juvenile Books: Picture Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

January 17, 2018

Main Collection: Education

The following books have been added to the library's main circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the main floor of the library or in the regular location.

Main Collection: General

The following books have been added to the library's main circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the main floor of the library or in the regular location.

January 12, 2018

IRC Hours: MLK Holiday

In observance of the MLK holiday, please note the following IRC hours update. A complete listing of IRC hours and updates is available on the IRC web site. Our spring hours schedule resumes on Tuesday, January 16th.

Saturday, January 13th: Closed
Sunday, January 14th: Closed
Monday, January 15th:  Open 6 - 10 pm

January 9, 2018

IRC Pinterest: MLK Resources

Interested in resources for the MLK holiday?

Visit the IRC Pinterest site to view a selection of juvenile fiction and non-fiction books and internet resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. All titles are part of the main juvenile collection, located on the second floor of AU Library.  Check availability by clicking the catalog link after each call number.

Follow IRC @ Ashland University Library's board MLK Books & Resources on Pinterest.

January 5, 2018

IRC Hours: Spring 2018


The IRC spring hours schedule begins Monday, January 8th. Our hours are:
  • Monday - Thursday: 8 am to 10 pm 
  • Friday: 8 am to 5 pm 
  • Saturday: Closed 
  • Sunday: 1 pm to 6 pm
A complete listing of IRC hours and updates is available on the IRC web site. All IRC hours updates are published here on the IRC news blog and 'tweeted' via @IRCaulibrary on Twitter; a monthly calendar is always posted on the IRC door. Welcome back!

January 3, 2018

IRC Hours: After Winter Break

Welcome back!  The Instructional Resource Center will be open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday, January 5th . A complete listing of IRC hours and updates is available on our web site: IRC Hours & Updates. Hours updates are tweeted to @IRCaulibrary (follow us on Twitter!).

December 14, 2017

IRC Hours: Winter Break

The Instructional Resource Center will close at 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 14th and remain closed through Thursday, January 4th.

For additional hours information, please visit the IRC Hours & Updates page on the Instruction Resource Center web site.

We wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and safe and joyous holiday season.

December 12, 2017

Returning IRC & Library Materials

Be sure to return borrowed library materials, books, CDs, DVDs, IRC resources, and especially OhioLINK items, before leaving campus for winter break.

Returning after hours? There is a book drop located on the library ground floor, near the UPS pick up area. Keep in mind, IRC kits and big books will NOT fit in the book return. Be sure to return these items during regular library operating hours.

December 10, 2017

IRC Games: Study Break

Need a study break? 
Of course you do ...

Did you know games are part of the IRC materials kit collection?

We have Life, Jenga, Monopoly, Battleship, Clue, Backgammon (+ Chess & Checkers), 5 Second Rule, Logo, and two versions of Trivial Pursuit (2000s & Star Wars). These items circulate for a period of one week. Check out our Pinterest site (see below) for additional items of interest  ... like Twister and Sorry.

Take them back to your room and enjoy!

December 6, 2017

Did you know? Surge protectors


Is your favorite study spot too far from an outlet?
Never fear, surge protectors are now available at the circulation desk, library main floor. Part of the reserves collection, check one out for 3 hours to use in the library.

December 5, 2017

Juvenile Books: Picture Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

December 4, 2017

Juvenile Books: Picture Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

December 1, 2017

Juvenile Books: YA Fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: Fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.


November 30, 2017

Main Juvenile: Non-fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.