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AUC Faculty Virtual Services: Virtual Services

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The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library is committed to providing exceptional virtual support to all faculty and students enrolled at AUC institutions during the current semester. Our goal is to provide you with access to the most relevant current and retrospective information in the current online environment.

Did you know you still can...

  • Schedule virtual research consultation appointments to get help with your teaching and/or research
  • Use the Library’s electronic Course Reserve system to put required reading materials on reserve for your classes
  • Use the Library’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Management System to request electronically accessible items not owned by the Library
  • Access electronic collections and databases
  • Make requests for the purchase of e-books and streaming videos (e.g. Kanopy, Avon streaming services, etc.)
  • Request e-document delivery
  • Invite your subject librarian or an archivist to participate in your course via Zoom
  • Request assistance with teaching technologies (e.g. podcasting, blogs, oral histories, online primary resources, digital humanities, etc.
You may also download a printable document that explains available library services discussed throughout this research guide.
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Virtual support for your teaching and research

A subject librarian has been assigned to provide virtual instructional and information support services for each degree program offered by our member institutions. Subject librarians are available to support your study and research by providing:

  • Request formal and informal virtual instruction on how to use information resources for individuals or small group clusters via online instructional platforms here.
  • Request formal and informal individual or group virtual instruction for archival and primary resources (make an appointment to invite an archivist to partner with you on your course). Make a request here.
  • Formal and informal individual or group virtual instruction (make an appointment to invite your subject librarian and/or archivist to partner with you on your course)
  • Designated virtual office hours (make an appointment with your subject librarian in your course management system)
  • Request citation verifications from your subject librarian
  • Research Guides are electronic pathfinders to assist library users in locating appropriate information resources. A research guide has been developed for each degree program offered by AUC member institutions
  • Request virtual reference or research support for individuals or small group clusters using the following online platforms:
  • LibChat (send an instant message to AskWoodruff (AIM, Google, Yahoo, MSN)
  • SMS: 1-404-566-8210
  • Research and Reference Links
  • Archives Research Center
  • You may also call the Library's Information Services Desk at (404) 978-2067.

Regular Hours of Virtual Information Services Delivery

  • Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Saturday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Virtual Access to Print Library Materials

A Library barcode is required to check out materials from the Library’s collection. Please call the Library’s Circulation Services Desk at (404) 978-2097 to obtain a Library barcode. Your campus ID credentials are required for registration.

Requests may be made to have a limited number of copies of Library materials and some primary resources emailed to your campus email address by Circulation Services staff for the remainder of the spring semester. Electronic course reserve materials may be accessed using login credentials for your home institution.