• The Library supports an environment conducive to quiet study, research and group work.
  • Please lower your voice in the Library. Study rooms are available for group discussions.
  • The use of mobile phones is allowed in the Library but ringers must be switched off. Mobile phone conversations should be conducted outside the Library.
  • Facilities are available for the utilization of electronic equipment, i.e., laptops, TV/DVD, etc. Please use headphones/earphones to keep the noise level low or use the mute key on the computer.
  • Water and covered drinks are permitted. Open drinks and food are not permitted.

Four group study rooms are available in the library.

  • These rooms are intended for use by groups of three or more students.
  • Please book for a room at the circulation desk.
  • Rooms may be booked for a period of two hours. In periods of high demand, renewals are not available.
  • Please use group study spaces appropriately. Open drinks and food are not permitted. Remove belongings and litter on leaving the room.
  • Users that fail to observe rules will lose booking privileges.
  • Three computer laboratories, including a teaching laboratory with desktop computers, are available in the library for the use of students and faculty.
  • All library computers are equipped with standard software.
  • Use of these laboratories is on a first come first served basis.
  • The teaching laboratory may be reserved for classes and library workshops.

(Study Room 4)

AUD offers the free services of a Writing Center where AUD students can receive one-to-one assistance on writing tasks.

  • Students can receive assistance on assignments at various stages of the process of completion.
  • Assistance is provided by full-time instructors on writing tasks in any discipline, with a focus on developing overall academic writing skills.
  • Tutors will work with students in 20-40 minute sessions to improve a particular assignment, but more importantly to improve their writing skills overall, including grammar, punctuation, organization, transitions, thesis development, and critical thinking, to name a few.
  • In addition, there are two computers available in the Center, for students to work on their writing assignments in a focused environment.