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:  John Coltrane, a black man, playing the saxophone

Arts ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library’s ongoing series, this week’s feature is from Music Library Assistant Ryan Jacobs, who discusses Giant Steps by John Coltrane
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Composer Henry (Harry) Thacker Burleigh, an older black man

Arts ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library’s ongoing series, this week’s feature is from Music Library Coordinator Amanda Steadman, who discusses the life and works of Henry Thacker (Harry T.) Burleigh.
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Bender Library as seen from AU Quad in 2020

On Campus ·

7 Tips for a Successful Spring Semester

The Library has several resources, databases, and more to help you have a successful semester.
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Alexis Ffrench, a black man, plays a grand piano on a stage

Arts ·

Feature Fridays

In the music library’s ongoing series, this week’s feature is from guest writer Andrew Brown, who reviews Home, by Alexis Ffrench.
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Silvestre Revueltas in jacket and tie holding a violin

Arts ·

Feature Fridays: Silvestre Revueltas

In the music library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Ryan Jacobs, who discusses the works of Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas.
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40 most scary halloween classics text on black background with glowing orange jack'o'lantern faces

Arts ·

Feature Fridays: 40 Most Scary Halloween Classics

In the music library’s ongoing series, this week’s feature is from Music Library Coordinator Amanda Steadman, who reviews 40 Most Scary Halloween Classics.
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Collage of presidential visits to campus

On Campus ·

Eyewitness to History: Presidential Visits at American University

American University Library Archives and Special Collections presents “Eyewitness to History: Presidential Visits to AU.” This non-partisan digital exhibition examines the history of presidential visits at American University.
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windows in a tiled roof that appear to be eyes

Arts ·

Feature Fridays: Flashback by Tubis Trio

In the music library’s ongoing series, this week’s feature is from Student Assistant Ryan Jacobs, who reviews Flashback by Tubis Trio.
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Sound waveform that starts small grows very wide and then narrows

Arts ·

Feature Fridays: Greg Smith Sound Effects Collection

In the music library’s ongoing series, this week’s feature is from student assistant Jalen Lesly, who reviews the Greg Smith Sound Effects Collection.
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Front of Bender Library

Alumni ·

Estate Gift Helps Library Innovate During COVID-19

When the late Doris Blaisdell, CAS/BA ’44, planned an estate gift to American University, she could not have known that her generosity would impact the university at a pivotal moment in history. But that’s exactly what happened.
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