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  • 1. Air University Library Virtual Tour
  • 2. Welcome to AUL
      • Air University Library (AUL) is located in the center of Chennault Circle on Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL. AUL is the repository of more than 2.6 million items. Our traditional paper collection includes military documents, books and monographs, periodicals and newspapers, maps and charts, policy directives and instructions.
  • 3. More….
    • In addition to the traditional paper sources, AUL has a wide variety of other resources:
    • Home Page
    • Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals (AULIMP)
    • Subject specialists
    • Electronic databases
    • Multimedia collection
  • 4. Policies
    • Open Monday - Thursday 0800-2200
    • Friday & Saturday 0800-1700
    • Sunday 1300-1700
    • Parking off Sycamore on north end of building
    • A little history…t he AUL building was named “Fairchild Memorial Hall” in memory of General Muir S. Fairchild, the founder and first commander of Air University
  • 5. Floor Plan-First Floor
    • Lobby
    • West Wing
    • East Wing
    Director’s Office Authority (Regulations) Documents Audi- torium Security Office Lobby Book Circulation Information/Reference Desk ILL Periodicals Copy Room Book Stacks Seminar/ Study Rooms Restrooms Bio- graphies Elevator
  • 6. Floor Plan - Second Floor Restrooms Map Room Stairs SAAS School for Advanced Airpower Studies (SAAS)
  • 7. South Lobby
    • Your virtual tour begins in the South Lobby. Enter the west wing of the library to find our books and information area. Enter the east wing of the library to find our documents and regulations area.
    East Wing West Wing
  • 8. Book Circulation
    • Register for library privileges
    • Check out, return and renew books and videos
    • Place books on hold
    • Loan periods:
      • Books- 3 weeks
      • Videos-1 week
    • Elevator to older periodicals
  • 9. Information Desk
    • Reference assistance
    • Encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs
    • Electronic resources
    • New items display
    • Video collection
    • Word processing PCs
  • 10. Electronic Resources
    • Home page - your first link to our resources
      • http://www.maxwell.af.mil/au/ aul / aul . htm
    • Online catalog
    • Internet access
    • Databases
      • Access to over 500 databases
    • CD-ROMs
    Search our collection on the web http :// www .maxwell.af.mil/au/ aul / srchcat /catalog. htm
  • 11. Periodicals
    • Periodicals reference desk
    • Newspapers and periodicals
      • Latest 3 years of periodicals
    • Book review resources
    • Indexes to periodicals and newspapers
    • Investment & business references
    • Microfilm and microfiche collections
    • Internet access and periodical databases
    • CD-ROM stations
    • Scanners
  • 12. General Book Stacks
    • First Level
      • Biographies
      • Special Collections
      • Nonfiction 000-345
    • Second Floor Lower Level
      • Nonfiction 346-657
    • Second Floor Upper Level
      • Nonfiction 658-999
      • Fiction 811-813
  • 13. Interlibrary Loan
    • Access to material not available at AUL
    • ILL services available to registered AUL patrons
    • Room 107
    • See Interlibrary Loan policies at http://www.maxwell.af.mil/au/ aul /services/ill.htm
  • 14. Copy Room
    • Free copying of AUL material is authorized for:
    • AU students, faculty & staff
    • Maxwell-Gunter military & civilian employees
    • Visiting officials
    • Retired military
    • Pay copiers available for:
    • Military family members
    • Non-military visitors
    • Reproduction of personal papers
    • Reproduction of non-AUL material
  • 15. Documents Cage
    • Classified and unclassified documents and publications
    • Proper identification is required to access documents
    • Check out, return and renew documents
    • Place documents on hold
    • Loan period :
      • one week
    • TV/VCRs available for in-library use
  • 16. Authority Collection
    • New Air Force Policy Directives and Instructions
    • Historical military Regulations, Manuals, Pamphlets and Indexes
    • Many military Instructions and regulations are available on the Internet at http:// afpubs . hq .af.mil/pubs/ majcom .asp?org=AF
  • 17. Security and Administration Meeting Rooms and Auditorium
    • Security matters handled by security officer in Room 150
    • Meeting and study rooms
    • LAN drops available to military
    • Reserve meeting/ seminar/ study rooms/ auditorium
    • Contact Mr. Johnson:
      • room 150
      • 953-2800
      • [email_address]
  • 18. Map Room
    • Over 600,000 maps available for official use to AU students, faculty and staff in residence
    • Digitized data on CD-ROM is available for use on a GIS (Geographic Information System)
    • Links to map site: http://www.maxwell.af.mil/au/ aul /maps/maps. htm
    Open M-F 8-5 Closed for lunch 1-2
  • 19.
    • Thank you for joining us on the virtual tour.
    • The AUL staff looks forward to meeting your
    • information needs.
    • Click here to return to the AUL Homepage