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Innovation and Research Support

In this competitive research environment, you need all the advantages you can get. Auburn University Libraries offers the needed research tools and expertise in all facets of your research projects, from the beginning of the research process to the end. Such assistance includes one-on-one consultations with subject librarians on a variety of powerful tools and expertise that can help you get the most from your research time. Contact us at

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Citation Management in Research

Citation Management in Research

Find out about EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, and other ways to manage your research materials.

Innovation and Research Commons (I&RC)

Creativity and Design Assistance

The Innovation and Research Commons (I&RC) on the 1st floor of RBD Library offers a suite of research-support services, ranging from 3D printing to an Adobe Creative Space for adding visual elements to funding proposals.

Digital Scholarship and Digital Humanities


Learn how the AU Libraries can help you explore avenues for digital scholarship and digital humanities projects.

Finding and Displaying Data

Finding Data

Looking for datasets in your or another field? Our subject librarians know where to find them.

Grant Funding and Proposal Development

Grant Funding

Our subject librarians can help you identify funding opportunities and craft a compelling proposal.

IT Tools and Consulting

IT Tools and Consulting

Is your research project IT-intensive? Talk with us first.

Maximizing Research Impact and Visibility

Maximizing Impact

Learn about tools and techniques (e.g. ORCID) for raising your research profile and visibility.

Patents and IP

Patents and IP

Got questions about patents or intellectual property? We can help.

Productivity Software Support

Productivity Software Support

Come to us for expert tips on using LaTeX, Tableau, Excel, and other productivity software.

Publishing & Sharing

Publishing and Sharing

Talk with us about open access publishing and Auburn's research repository.

Research Data Management Tools

Data Management

Need help writing a DMP? Looking for ways to organize your research data? We can help.

Systematic Reviews Consultations


Need to draft a systematic review? We have specialists who can help.

Last updated: 12/15/2023