Computers share space with print reference materials in the basement of AU's Bender Library.

Books aren’t going anywhere at AU’s Bender Library

Even in our technologically advanced society, both American University students and professors think books are here to stay. At AU’s Bender Library, Alyse Minter, 27, a librarian, said books will never go away, but on a recent July morning in the basement level five people were plugged in with print material nowhere in sight. AU’s…

Entrace of the Bender Library and Learning Resources Center by Claudette Soler

Bender Library moves into the future

WASHINGTON — The Bender Library and Learning Resources Center isn’t just your regular library. It’s for people who want to sit down and study as well as people who just want drink coffee and have a conversation with friends. Susan McElrath and Katie Demetri from the library archives opened their doors and shared their knowledge about the history…