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Library Services

Services & Facilities

  • Black & white and color printers and photocopiers are available in the library.

  •  Printers and photocopiers are located to the right of the entrance to the Library.

  • A campus-wide, print management system (PaperCut) is used to enable print jobs from all computers in the library and tracks students’ printing credit. 

  • Students may purchase printing and photocopying credit through a self-service payment machine available in the library, or at the Finance Department during office hours.

  • Four group study rooms are available in the library.
  • These rooms are intended for use by groups of three or more students.
  • Please book for a room at the circulation desk.
  • Rooms may be booked for a period of two hours. In periods of high demand, renewals are not available.
  • Please use group study spaces appropriately. Open drinks and food are not permitted. Remove belongings and litter on leaving the room. 
  • Users that fail to observe rules will lose booking privileges.
  • Three computer laboratories, including a teaching laboratory, with desktop computers are available in the library, for the use of students and faculty. All library computers are equipped with standard software.
  • Use of these laboratories is on a first come first served basis.
  • The teaching laboratory may be reserved for classes and library workshops.

An area behind the main collections stacks is designated as a quiet, no talking, space and intended for individual reading and research. 

  • The media collection (DVDs and CDs) may be played on the Library’s computers (headphones are available for this)
  • Viewing stations for DVDs are  available in two of the group study rooms.
  • The library’s collection of DVDs, feature films and documentaries are licensed for non-theatrical public performance and may be booked for classroom viewing by AUD faculty. Faculty must be present at viewing.
  • DVDs not reserved for classroom viewing, may be borrowed by students, faculty, and staff.
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Writing Center

The Writing Center is found in the Library - Next to Study Room 3

AUD offers the free services of a Writing Center where AUD students can receive one-to-one assistance on writing tasks. Students can receive assistance on assignments at various stages of the process of completion. Assistance is provided by full-time instructors on writing tasks in any discipline, with a focus on developing overall academic writing skills. Tutors will work with students in 20-40 minute sessions to improve a particular assignment, but more importantly to improve their writing skills overall, including grammar, punctuation, organization, transitions, thesis development, and critical thinking, to name a few.

In addition, there are two computers available in the Center, for students to work on their writing assignments in a focused environment.  For students who want to improve a particular skill, such as thesis development, there will be online tutorials. 

Writing Center - Summer 1 2019
Sundays: 9:00 - 10:30

Mondays: 3:30 - 5:00

Tuesdays:  4:00 - 5:30

Wednesdays: 3:30 - 5:00