May 14, 2015

IRC Hours Update

The IRC will close at noon on Friday, May 15th and will be closed Monday, May 18th through Sunday, May 31st. Summer hours resume on Monday, June 1st. A complete listing of IRC hours updates is available on the IRC web site.

May 13, 2015

@IRCAULibrary on Twitter

Are you following @IRCaulibrary on Twitter?

Keep up to date with IRC news and information, hours updates, new books and IRC resources, Pinterest boards #IRCshelfie and #IRCmotivation, and more. Here's a sampling of what you may have missed on Monday.


May 12, 2015

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.

May 11, 2015

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.

May 08, 2015

IRC Summer Hours

IRC Summer hours begin on Monday, May 11, 2015.
Exceptions to regular operating hours are posted on the IRC web site. The IRC is closed daily from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for lunch.

  • Monday through Thursday:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Friday:  8:00 am to noon
  • Saturday & Sunday:  Closed

May 06, 2015

More from Instant Answers


It's almost time for summer classes!

Here's a quick new way to get summer hours and phone information from AU Library and the Instructional Resource Center. Instant Answers provides opportunity for you to text* specific key words and have automatic answers sent directly to your phone, tablet, or other mobile device.

Choose from the following sets of key words:

  • library hours - receive AU library hours schedule
  • library phone - receive AU library main and reference phone numbers
  • IRC hours - receive IRC summer hours schedule
  • IRC phone - receive the IRC phone number

Stay tuned. We will be adding more options during the summer months.

*Key words are not case sensitive. Standard messaging rates may apply for each text.

Curriculum Textbooks: Health

The following curriculum textbooks have been added to the IRC circulating collection. They are located in the curriculum textbook area directly outside of the Instructional Resource Center, AU Library second floor.

May 05, 2015

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.

April 29, 2015

What's New? Instant Answers


It's time for finals ... and we know you're crazy busy.

Here's a quick new way to get extended hours and phone information from AU Library and the Instructional Resource Center. Instant Answers provides opportunity for you to text* specific key words and have automatic answers sent directly to your phone, tablet, or other mobile device.

Choose from the following sets of key words:

  • extended hours - receive the library extended hours schedule
  • library phone - receive the library main and reference phone numbers
  • IRC hours - receive IRC finals week & summer hours schedule
  • IRC phone - receive the IRC phone number

Stay tuned. We will be adding more options during the summer months.

*Key words are not case sensitive. Standard messaging rates may apply for each text.

IRC Weekend Hours

April 28, 2015

Study Rooms & Quiet Spaces

Looking for a quiet space to study during finals?

AU Library has designated the 3rd and 4th floors as quiet spaces during extended hours and finals week, April 26th - May 5th. Comfortable open study areas are available to students on both floors.

Interested in reserving a study room?  

Stop at the circulation desk and reserve a study room on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th floor for a maximum of three hours. Please note, students using a reserved study room will be asked to vacate the room.

Already have a favorite space to work?

Create your own quiet space. We have ear plugs (free / disposable) available at the print station on the second floor.

April 27, 2015

Curriculum Textbooks: Math

The following curriculum textbooks have been added to the IRC circulating collection. They are located in the curriculum textbook area directly outside of the Instructional Resource Center, AU Library second floor.

IRC Reference

The following new book was added to the IRC reference collection. You will find it shelved inside the Instructional Resource Center, library second floor, in the IRC reference area.

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.

April 23, 2015

Main Collection: Education

The following book has been added to the library's main circulating collection. You will find it displayed in the new book area on the library's main floor or in it's regular location.

April 22, 2015

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.

Juvenile Books: Graphic Novel

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