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Overview of the Library

The AUM Library is housed in a two-phase building complex which includes a ten-story tower. The library collections contain about 500,000 books and 400 print periodical subscriptions, as well as access to more than 60,000 full-text journals in 100+ databases.

The Library also has extensive collections of documents and periodicals on microfilm, a growing collection of manuscripts and archival materials, and a collection of audiovisual materials.There is a link to the library catalog of Auburn University in Auburn and also links to many other academic libraries in the state of Alabama.

The Library is a federal documents depository with over two million publications dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. The Library supplements these resources by providing interlibrary loan services for faculty and students, and direct borrowing opportunities for academic libraries participating in the Montgomery Higher Education Consortium.

Library Reference Services

The Library reference service offers bibliographic instruction for upper level classes to assist students in beginning a research project. The library faculty and staff also provide individual assistance to students in locating information, using a variety of resources including subscription databases,printed reference sources, and our collection of periodicals and other sources held in microfiche/microfom.

Individual and Group Study Accomodations

The Library seats almost 700 and includes closed study carrels, a carrel with a machine to assist those with visual difficulties, and a classroom. It is staffed by a capable, friendly staff of professional librarians and experienced library associates who are ready to help you.

The Library has group study rooms available on the 3rd and 5th floors.

The rooms are available to all students and available on a first come, first serve basis. You may also reserve a group study room online in advance of your visit to the Library. For questions about the room or if you need assistance, please contact the staff at the Reference desk.

The Library staff looks forward to serving you. Please let us know how we can assist you.

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