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Graduate Student Services: Services

This guide is designed to meet the specific needs of graduate students who use the RWWL library.

Access to Print Library Materials

A Library barcode is required to check out materials from the Library’s collection. To obtain a Library barcode please email or call (404) 978-2097. Valid campus ID credentials are required for registration. After a barcode has been issued, the next step is to establish your online Library account here. Input your barcode and click on the SET/RESET PASSWORD button. You will be emailed a link to establish your password.

Parking Lot Pick Up Service

In order to provide greater access to AUC Library resources, a contactless pickup service is being provided for certain items located in the Library's physical collection. Detailed instructions are attached below.

  • Available items include the Main Upper Level and Educational Resource Center books
  • Parking Lot Pickup times are Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Holds must be placed by 3:00 pm the day before the requested pickup date. (Instructions for placing items on hold below)
  • Limit 10 items per Parking Lot Pickup transaction
  • Click here to schedule a time for pick up.
  • Requested items will be held at the pickup location for 1 week. After that time, they will be returned to the shelf.

Note: Any student who owes existing fines for overdue materials or from having lost AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library items will not be able to use the Parking Lot Pick Up service until their Library account is back in good standing. Fines may be paid at the Circulation Desk or online.   



Individual Study Carrel Reservations 

Individual study carrels may be rented for the semester by AUC faculty and graduate students who are presently engaged in research. The study carrel application must be completed, signed by the appropriate university officials, and submitted to the Office of the CEO/Director for approval. To obtain a copy of the study carrel application form click here.


 Library workshops are offered on an ongoing basis. Examples of current workshops are: APA, MLA , Finding statistics, etc. For more information, or if you would like to request a workshop, please email

Interlibrary Loan

A service that enables AUC faculty, students and staff to locate and borrow materials from other libraries worldwide that are not available at the R. W. Woodruff Library

Interlibrary Use ARCHE Card

A service for students and faculty that facilitates access to other library materials of all ARCHE member institutions. Students must pay a $50 deposit (Money order only). The deposit is refundable if no fines are incurred. Allow two weeks for mailing.

Applications for ARCHE cards should be submitted to the Reference Desk. Students and faculty are strongly encouraged to consult with the librarian responsible developing resources in the specified subject field. According to the ARCHE agreement, an interlibrary use card can only be issued when the home library lacks sufficient resources in the designated research area.

Purchase Recommendations

Recommendations for purchase are transmitted directly to the subject liaison for the book/material requested. All requests are evaluated according to the Robert W. Woodruff Library Collection Development Policy. Please enter request into your subject area. Requests are immediately forwarded to the appropriate Subject Liaison for consideration.