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Robert W. Woodruff AUC Library

About the Library

Constructed in 1982, the Robert W. Woodruff Library is named in honor of the late Robert Winship Woodruff, philanthropist and former CEO of The Coca-Cola Company.

The library supports the teaching, learning and research missions of four institutions of higher education that comprise the world’s largest consortium of HBCUs: Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College and Spelman College. As the “center of the Center,” the AUC Woodruff Library is the intellectual and information hub of the Atlanta University Center. 

The AUC Woodruff Library is also home to the Archives Research Center, which is noted for its extensive and unique holdings of materials on the African American experience, including the John Henrik Clarke Africana and African American Collection, the Henry P. Slaughter and Countee Cullen Memorial Collection, and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Collection. In addition, at the request of Morehouse College, the library serves as custodian of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection.

The Library Shuttle

7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Approx. Every 15 Minutes
404.978.2060

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On Campus Study Locations

Listed here are several campus locations where registered students have 24-hour access (except where noted) to study:
  • Beverly Daniel Tatum Suites, First Floor Study Room
  • Laura Spelman Hall, Lower Level
  • Albro-Falconer-Manley Science Center, Computer Lab 230
  • Wellness Center Throughway
    Hours: Mon. Thurs., 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Fri., 6 a.m.-7 p.m. | Sat.,10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
    Sun., 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.