Auburn University alumni gain access to numerous electronic resources at Auburn University Libraries

Published: March 01, 2022

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Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association are pleased to announce an exciting new benefit for dues-paying association members. Adding to members’ long-standing ability to check out books from the libraries, Auburn University Libraries will now grant access to numerous electronic resources through the Auburn University Libraries website, available here.

Electronic resources currently available to dues-paying association members at this new site include: 1,500 online journals from Project Muse, Sage Premier and the Annual Reviews Sciences Collection; databases such as the CQ Press Library, Sage Business Cases and Sage Research Methods, which includes hundreds of e-books; as well as over 50 digital archive collections from Adam Matthew. These archive collections include: Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange, Travel Writing: Spectacle and World History, and Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1800-1900. Online journals such as the Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Games and Culture, Nutrition and Health, and the Journal of Sports Economics represent the many topics to explore.

Auburn University Libraries librarians and staff are ready to assist with research and technical support for these information services as well as assistance with questions.

Alumni that are already dues-paying members of the Auburn Alumni Association are invited to explore these electronic resources immediately. Those not currently dues-paying members of the association are invited to join by clicking here, and enjoy this new member benefit and show their support for Auburn.All alumni, regardless of their level of membership with the Auburn Alumni Association, are free to browse and use freely available electronic resources and government information resources selected by Auburn University librarians. Visitors to campus can browse Auburn University Libraries’ Newspaper Reading Room to catch up on local events or use the public access computer to try other electronic resources. Special Collections and Archives welcomes alumni and holds a treasure trove of physical and digital records, publications, images, and artifacts that help define the Auburn experience for generations of students. Alumni can stay connected to Auburn University through the Discover Auburn Lecture Series that offers lectures by Auburn University scholars in person and online through Zoom.Visit the website for a comprehensive guide to resources available to alumni.

Auburn University Libraries serves the more than 30,000 students and faculty of Auburn with a collection in excess of 7.5 million volumes. The Special Collections and Archives Department collects, preserves, and houses rare and unique items relating to the histories of Auburn University, the state of Alabama, the southeastern region, the Civil War, Native Americans and aviation. The Auburn University Digital Library develops accessible digital collections of materials that support the teaching and research of Auburn faculty and students, and that, in turn, further the mission of Auburn University. These collections are made available to researchers, educators and students in the state, nation and the world.

Submitted by: Jayson Hill