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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

Spring Term:

Finals Extended Hours, April 24 - May 3
Friday, April 24  8am - 9pm
Saturday, April 25  9am - 9pm
Sunday, April 26  1pm - 4am
Monday, April 27 - Wednesday, April 29  8am - 4am
Thursday, April 30  8am - 10pm
Friday, May 1  8am - 5pm
Saturday, May 2 & Sunday, May 3  Closed

Summer Term:

May 4 - May 22
Monday - Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm
Sunday Closed
May 23 - May 25 Memorial Day Holiday
Saturday - Monday Closed
May 26 - May 31
Tuesday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed
June 1 - August 7
Monday - Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm
Sunday Closed
Independence Day Holiday - Closed July 3 & July 4
August 8 - August 30
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed
Wednesday, August 26 -  Closed in morning for faculty and staff development

Reference Hours

Information Services Librarians are available the following hours:

Spring Term 2015

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

Summer Term 2015:

Reference help is available whenever the library is open.
 

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:

  • 27 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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