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Library First Year-Experience guide

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My Library Account

From your library account, you can:

  • View items checked out to you;
  • Check due dates;
  • Renew your borrowed items online;
  • View HOLD requests (books you have requested that are currently checked-out to another patron).


Access your Library Account on the top, right corner of the library's homepage (

These credentials are different from your Blackboard account but we recommend you use the same login and password to make it easier to remember. 

Change, or if you have forgotten your password, reset it here.


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 & AUD accounts) when prompted.

Some resources may ask for an additional login. 

See Accessing Electronic Resources on this guide for more information

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 and/or the university's Security Services as deemed appropriate.