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Library Basics | Survival Guide

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My Library Account

To access your Library Account find the Library catalog link (Find Books in The Library heading) under the Find Resources tab on the Library homepage.

Login (top, right hand side of the screen) using your student ID and password (same as your Blackboard credentials).

From your library account, you can:

  • View your current on loan item status
  • Check due dates
  • Renew your borrowed items online
  • View HOLD requests

Off-Campus Access

Currently enrolled AUD students, faculty and staff can access the library's electronic resources off-campus by entering their usual login and password (Blackboard) when prompted.

Library-Friendly Behavior

The Library supports an environment conducive to quiet study, research and group work. Students and other Library patrons are encouraged to observe the following rules:

  • Please lower your voice in the Library. Study rooms are available for group discussions.
  • Rowdy or destructive behavior is inappropriate and those exhibiting such behavior will be asked to leave.
  • The use of mobile phones is allowed in the Library but ringers must be switched off. Mobile phone conversations should be conducted outside the Library.
  • Facilities are available for the utilization of electronic equipment, i.e., laptops, TV/DVD, etc. Please use headphones/earphones to keep the noise level low or use the mute key on the computer.
  • Please use the Library’s furniture appropriately.
  • Please help maintain a clean atmosphere and remove personal items, papers, water bottles and litter when leaving the library.
  • Study space may not be reserved with unattended personal belongings. Unattended books, computers, etc. will be removed and relocated to Lost Property.
  • Water and covered drinks are permitted. Open drinks and food are not permitted.
  • Users that fail to observe these rules will be asked to leave the library and may be reported to the Dean of Students or Security Services, as deemed appropriate.