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Phillips Library Information: Hours, Contact Us, and General Information

General information about Phillips Library including contact information, hours and quick answers to other common questions.

General Hours

Summer Term:

August 24 - August 30
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Fall Term 2015:

August 31 - September 7
Monday - Thursday 8am - 10pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday  Closed
Labor Day Holiday, September 5 - 7
Saturday 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Monday  Closed
September 8 - October 24 (Fall Weekend)
Monday - Thursday 8am - 2am
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 2am
Fall Weekend, October 24
Saturday  Closed
October 25 - November 23
Monday - Thursday 8am - 2am
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 2am
Thanksgiving Holiday, November 24 - 28
Tuesday, November 24 8am -10pm
Wednesday, November 25 - Saturday, November 28  Closed
November 29 - December 10
Monday - Thursday 8am - 2am
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 10pm
Finals Extended Hours, December 11 - December 18
Friday, December 11  8am - 9pm
Saturday, December 12  9am - 9pm
Sunday, December 13 1pm - 4am
Monday - Wednesday, December 14 - 16  8am - 4am
Thursday, December 17 8am -10pm
Friday, December 18 8am - 5pm

Winter Break

Saturday - Sunday, December 19 - 20  Closed
Monday - Tuesday, December 21 -22  8am - 5pm
December 23 - January 3, 2016  Closed
Monday - Friday, January 4 - 8  8am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday, January 9 -10  Closed

Reference Hours

Information Services Librarians are available the following hours:

Fall Term 2015

Monday - Thursday 8am - 10pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 9pm

Phone Numbers and Address

General Information:
630-844-5437 (phone)
630-844-3848 (fax)

Circulation Desk:
630-844-7583

Interlibrary Loan:
630-844-5439
docdel@aurora.edu

Reference and Research Assistance:
630-844-7534 (phone)
630-796-7615 (text)
libref@aurora.edu

The Jenks Collection:
630-844-5445

Mailing Address
All communications should be addressed c/o Phillips Library:
347 S. Gladstone Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506-4892

Driving Directions
Phillips Library is located at the corner of:
Marseillaise Place and Gladstone Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506-4892

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About Phillips Library

Phillips Library houses a collection of more than 82,000 books and 6,500 multimedia materials. Electronic resources include 110,000 ebooks and an online catalog networked with 80 academic and research libraries in the state. More than 80 indexes and online databases provide current students, faculty, and staff with access to 37,000 unique periodical titles. Over 80 online subject research guides are also available. Phillips Library is open 102 hours a week, seven days a week when classes are in session, and offers a variety of services to the campus community.

Services

Computers:

  • 10 available in the Phillips Library lobby (during regular Library hours)
  • 30 available in the Computer Lab in the Phillips Library
  • Login using your AU username and password

For complete details on Computer Labs across the AU Campus, including hours, real-time computer availability, and a list of available software, please visit the ITS Computer Labs page.

Laptops:

  • 9 available for use in Phillips Library (during these hours)
  • 3 hour loan period with 1 renewal
  • Ability to print to the Phillips Library printer
  • Photo ID required
  • $865 fine for lost laptop

Scanner:

  • Computer Lab in the Phillips Library (during Computer Lab Hours)
  • Additional scanners are available in the Dunham Hall computer labs. 

For complete details on Computer Labs across the AU Campus, including hours, real-time computer availability, and a list of available software and hardware, please visit the ITS Computer Labs page.

Scan to Flashdrive:

  • Photocopiers in the Phillips Library lobby
  • Request assistance from the Information Services Librarian

Wireless:

  • Available throughout Phillips Library
  • Printing available only from Phillips Library laptops
  • Login using your AU username and password

Regular Printing:

  • Available from all Phillips Library computers and laptops
  • Wireless printing from your own computer is not supported
  • Black and white printing only.
  • Free

Color Printing

  • Available for a small fee from the AU Copy Center
  • Free color printing from Freenters is available in the computer labs located in Phillips Library and Dunham Hall
    • For more information this free color printing system, please create an account at Freenters

Photocopying:

  • Available near the Information Services Desk
  • Black and white photocopying only.  Color copying is not available in Phillips Library
  • $  .10 per page
  • For color copying or printing please contact the AU Copy Center

Fax:

  • Inquire at the Information Services Desk
  • Outgoing fax - $1 for the first page; $ .50 for each additional page
  • Incoming fax (630-844-3848) - $ .20 each page

Stapler, paper-cutter and three-hole punch:

  • Available and free!

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