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Library Services for Graduate Students

Philosophy, Religious Studies, & Women's Studies Librarian

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Juliet Rumble
Draughon (RBD) Library
231 Mell Street
Auburn University, AL 36849-5606

Innovation & Research Commons

The Innovation & Research Commons provides state-of-the-art technology and creative space for AU faculty, staff, and students.  Visit the I&RC on the 1st Floor of RBD Library. 

*Please note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, delivery of some components in this space has been delayed.  Please contact I&RC staff to check on availability (; 334-844-7398).

Graduate Reading Room

The Graduate Reading Room is open to AU graduate students in any department. Access to the room is by a swipe card entry system.  You will need your AU student ID to get into the room. 

The reading room is intended for quiet study and features tables & comfortable office chairs, couches & armchairs, two computer workstations, a whiteboard, and easy-to-access outlets & USB ports. The room is located on the 3rd floor of RBD Library, overlooking the library's parking deck.

If you have problems gaining entry, contact the 2nd Floor Help Desk (334-844-1737) or Ask-a-Librarian.

Graduate Reading Room

Quiet Study Areas

The 4th Floor of RBD Library is the designated Quiet Floor.  Also located on the 4th Floor is a small Meditation/Quiet Reflection room

An additional enclosed quiet study area (Libry 2368) is located on the 2nd Floor, adjacent to the Panera Cafe. 

Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms are located on the 1st-4th floors of RBD Library.  Reserve a study room with D!BS (!bs)  

Group Study Room


Study Carrels

Graduate students can request a shared study carrel.  Carrels are small study rooms that can be used as an office.  You will need to work out a schedule with your carrel partner.  Learn more about carrell policies to see if they would be a good fit for you.