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Due to COVID-19, as of 6:00 PM, Sunday, March 15, 2020 the Library is closed to non-library personnel. For 24/7 research assistance online please use the chat box below. Thank you for your flexibility during this time.


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Whether you are just starting on your first research assignment, or tracking down sources for your doctoral dissertation, the AU Librarians are ready to assist you with your research. Here are ways we can help:

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