The purpose of this
site is to encourage you to use the resources and services
provided by the faculty and staff at Austin G. Woodward Library.
Our goal is to enhance academic scholarship for you by providing
access to resources and promoting information literacy.
General Information: Library hours.
Personalized assistance is available via telephone, email or chat through our
a Librarian" service, or by visiting the Library
is a major
focus of the Library's services. One-on-one instruction is
available at the Research Assistance Desk on Level 2, by telephone
(1-800-250-1890 or 221-6186), or through the Ask a Librarian service on the Library Website. Formal library instruction is
included in many courses.
A Research Consultation Form
is available by appointment with a librarian for students
needing advanced research assistance.
How To Guides:
are available to assist you with research, accessing and
locating items, evaluating sources, and more.
Multiple Specialized Databases
to periodical articles, reference works, and government
APSU undergraduate students may check out General Collection Books
and Government Publications for a period of three weeks.
APSU graduate students
may check out General Collection Books for 180 days. Materials are subject to recall after three weeks if requested
by someone else.
ILLiad is an online system used to
place requests to borrow library resources that Woodward Library does not own.
electronic materials placed on reserve by instructors for
The library is committed to
providing you the same excellent service our on-campus students
have come to expect.
provides students with
more than 90 workstations with internet access and current
Library Instruction Room (LIR)
electronic classroom and self-service computer lab with 35 PCs and
a printer station. This lab is open to students when not in use for
Reservation Request Form for Library Instruction Room (LB 209) for Non-Library-Related Activities
Group study rooms and study space for approximately 400
individuals is available.
The collections at Woodward Library consist of periodicals
(journals and magazines); government publications; APSU publications; electronic resources (E-books and online
journals); microforms; audiovisual materials; and
books. All these materials can be located using the
Austin Library Catalog.
Library Collections webpage
for a list and brief description of all library collections.
information please e-mail
dial (931) 221-7346 (Access Assistance Desk) or (931) 221-6186
(Research Assistance Desk).