AU Libraries offers guided tours of new Innovation and Research Commons

Published: January 12, 2021

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In January and February, staff of the Innovation & Research Commons, or I&RC, are offering socially-distanced guided tours of their new facilities on the first floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

The I&RC provides creative space, technology and assistance for Auburn students, faculty and staff to explore and work on individual assignments and class projects. Areas visited on the tour will include the makerspace, Adobe Creative space, audio studio, DataSpace, augmented reality/virtual reality space and technology lending. Explore these inspiring new facilities and resources and learn how you can use the I&RC more effectively in coursework and research.

30-minute tours are available each week in January and February beginning Jan. 20.

Jan. 20: 3 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Jan. 26: 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Feb. 2: 2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Feb. 8: 2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Feb. 19: 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Feb. 24: 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Registration is required and can be done here. Find the Tour flyer here.

If you are unable to meet at one of the listed times, contact AU Libraries or Chelsy hooper at to schedule a custom date and time. Classes are welcome.

Submitted by: Jayson Hill