Library Hours

Mon    9:30 am - 9:00 pm

Tue     9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Wed  10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thur   9:30 am - 9:00 pm

Fri      9:30 am -  9:00 pm

Sat     1:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Sun     Closed

Library Information

AUHS builds intellectual and creative capacity by providing information,services, and programming that engage, encourage, and enable faculty, staff, students, and the community to question, explore, and critically evaluate information. AUHS library is a hub for student learning and scholarship, a place to study, and a destination for programs. As a campus resource, the library provides individualized services, online materials, and study space.
 

Library Policy

Welcome to the AUHS Library! We hope our library will be a vital part of your academic experience at Atlanta University of Health Sciences. We are here to help you in any way possible. The students, faculty, administration, and staff are the library’s clientele; the library further recognizes and accepts community and interlibrary loan cooperation as a part of its larger function.

The AUHS Library is located on the Suwanee Campus. With more than 2,000 print and non-print items and electronic access, the library provides a wide range of material to support the curriculum. It is the librarians' intent that each student at AUHS develops transferable skills to enhance life-long learning through instruction and skilled use of the materials available. With these skills, students will be empowered to navigate resources at libraries worldwide.

 

Computers and Printers

 

The library provides 4 computer stations connected to networked printers. Library computers are primarily intended for student class research and projects. Students can print from library computers under 10 pages with no charge and starting 11 pages at a cost of 10 cents per page for black-and-white copies and 50 cents per page for color copies.


Wi-Fi

 

The library provides wireless access for students’ personal devices.

 

Photocopiers

 

One photocopier are available for use.

Hours and Contact Information
Monday          10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday          10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Wednesday    10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Thursday        10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday             10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday         1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Sunday           Closed

 

Hours will vary during school holidays, breaks.

 

Contact Information:

AUHS Library

302 Satellite Blvd, NE, Suite 109

Suwanee, GA 30024

Phone: 678-288-9380

Text: 678-477-5275          www.atlantauniv.org                     Email: info@atlantauniv.org

 

 

LIBRARY RESOURCES

 

Electronic Resources

 

AUHS Library offers access to research databases, ebooks, ejournals, streaming audio & video products, and other resources. Search our library online system LIBRARIKA. Also simply use GALLEIO online credentials to access these materials from the library website.


Physical Resources Circulating Collection

Most of the materials in the library can be checked out. The library uses the LIBRIKA system.

 

Reference Collection

 

The reference collection contains books like encyclopedias, dictionaries, indexes, almanacs, and bibliographies. Reference materials can only be checked out with special permission. Otherwise, these titles must only be used in the library.

Reserves

 

Items professors have placed on reserve for their classes are located behind the circulation desk. Professors decide circulation specifics for each item. Some items must remain in the building.

 

 

LIBRARY SERVICES & POLICIES

 

Access and Borrowing Privileges

 

AUHS Library provides full access and borrowing privileges to faculty, staff, and students. Limited access and borrowing are available for neighbors. Others may use library resources in-house only. Users with outstanding fines or fees may have their privileges revoked until monies are paid.

 

Reference

 

University Librarians are available to answer questions and offer research assistance in person or via telephone, text, or email.

Ask-a-Librarian email form link can be found on the library

 

Information Literacy Research Guides

Research guides on various academic subjects and general research help guides area available at GALLILEO.

 

Circulation and Fines Patron Registration

All borrowers need to fill out a patron registration form. AUHS students, faculty, and staff must present their AUHS ID card at the Circulation Desk, and a barcode will be affixed to the ID card. AUHS neighbors must show a current driver’s license or GA State ID and will receive a paper library card.

 

Borrowing Library Materials

 

All borrowers must take their items to the Circulation Desk and present their AUHS ID or library card. A date-due receipt will be provided. The library catalog, LIBRARIKA allows borrowers to view a list of their checked out material. The individual who checks out library material assumes responsibility for those items until they have been turned in, regardless of who uses them during the time they are checked out.

The total checkout limit is 3 items.

 

Books: 21 days 5 books

 

CDs: 7 days 3 CDs

 

DVDs & VHS: 7 days 3 items

 

Reserves

 

varies 5 items

 

Renewing Library Materials

 

Patrons may renew items in person at the Circulation Desk, through the library catalog. Items will not be renewed if another patron has requested them.

Placing Holds

 

Patrons may place holds on items in person at the Circulation Desk, through the library catalog, or via telephone, email, or text.

Overdue: $1.00 per day per item

 

Returning Materials

 

Library materials may be returned to the Circulation Desk.

 

Course Reserves

 

Students may request course reserves from staff at the Circulation Desk.

 

Fines

 

Fines are not charged for the days the library is closed. Fines will accrue until materials are returned. When accumulated fines exceed $5.00, borrowing privileges are suspended. Unpaid fines and/or overdue books will prevent a student from receiving transcripts, receiving a diploma, or registering for a new term.

Course Reserves

 

AUHS faculty and staff members may place library materials on reserve for a course.

 

Shelving

 

When using books and periodicals in the library, please do not re-shelve them. Leave them on tables or at the circulation desk for re-shelving.

 

Gwinnett County Library Systems

 

Students are encouraged to obtain a library card from their local public library. In addition to borrowing privileges, it will entitle you to selected interlibrary loan service and perhaps other services as well. The

main library systems in the Suwanee area are listed below: Gwinnett County Library

Website: https://www.gwinnettpl.org/           phone: 770-978-5154

 

3180 Main St, Duluth, GA 30096

 

GALILEO

 

Georgia Library Learning Online (GALILEO), http://www.galileo.usg.edu/welcome, a statewide library consortium, provides access to over 100 databases for any Georgia resident. Visit http://www.galileo.usg.edu/guest for GALILEO access or http://about.galileo.usg.edu/institutions to locate a participating library.

 

PINES

 

Georgia Library Public Information Network for Electronic Services (PINES), http://pines.georgialibraries.org, provides access to 10,000 full-text journals and 10 million books and materials available at public libraries throughout Georgia. PINES print materials can be delivered to the user’s home library. Request a PINES library card from a participating library, http://www.georgialibraries.org/directories/publiclibdir.php.

 

Public Libraries

 

Students are encouraged to obtain a library card from their local public or county library. http://www.georgialibraries.org/directories/publiclibdir.php provides a searchable index of public library systems including web and physical addresses. The three main library systems in the Atlanta metro area are listed below:

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

Website: http://www.afpls.org; phone: 404-730-1700

Main Library: 1 Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, GA 30303

 

DeKalb County Public Library

Website: http://www.dekalblibrary.org/; phone: 404-370-3070 Main Library: 215 Sycamore Street, Decatur, GA 30030-3413