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Ready to Devote Time to Play? Game Night is this Friday!

It’s Time for Play! This Friday October 4th from 8pm – 12am, the library will be hosting our fall semester game night! Come join us for music, free game fuel and fun as we play the night away! Game Central Station will host video and VR games, including a surprise tournament. The International Student Association…

Oxford College Library Welcomes New Librarians

This past May, the Oxford College Library welcomed not one, but two new Teaching and Learning Librarians to its ranks. Savannah (Paige) Crowl and Anne Le-Huu Pineault have spent the summer helping the library’s staff prepare for the upcoming school year and the implementation of 30 new Discovery Seminar courses at Oxford, which are supported…

Madelienne Skinner Awarded the 2019 Sara Gregory Scholarship

Congratulations to Madelienne (Maddy) Skinner, a first-year student from Cumming, who has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Sara McDowell Gregory Memorial Scholarship at Oxford College!  This award was established in 2011 by Humanities Professor John W. Gregory, Sr., who retired from Oxford College in 1979.  He established the Sara Gregory Scholarship in memory…

Spotlight On: Library Leader Charlotte Wang

_____________________ Name: Charlotte Wang Hometown: Shanghai, China / St.Louis, Missouri Class: Class of 2021 Major: Biology (minor in QSS) Fun fact about Charlotte: I came to the U.S. when I was 13 years old. I am an Oxford research scholar. I spend more time in the science building than in my dorm.  My Chinese name…

Spotlight On: Library Leader Stephanie Lee

_______________________________________ Name: Stephanie Inhyung Lee Hometown: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands Class: Second Year Majors: Environmental Science & International Studies Facts about Stephanie:  Move-In Day at Oxford was my first time in the South. My middle name is my parents’ couple name and it literally means doll in Korean. In kindergarten, I wanted to be a…

Dust Off Your Boom Box – It’s Game Night, 80s Style!

  Dust off your Boom Box. Tease up your Hair.  It’s Totally 80’s Game Night.  Be there or be Square! That’s right! It’s 80’s Game Night in the Library on Friday, April 19th from 8 pm until the glow sticks fade at midnight.  Games, Food, Fun, Music and Fellowship all in 80’s Style! Gals stun us…

Libraries = Strong Communities: Celebrating National Library Week

Eureka!  We’ve solved the equation!   Libraries = Strong Communities! AND, we’d like to get that word out during National Library Week, April 7 – 13! How did we arrive at that solution? Because access equals opportunity! Because libraries inspire understanding and community healing! Because a little know-how can make your smart phone smarter! Because it…

Student Employee of the Month: Rose Tehrani

Rose Tehrani, a second-year Biology and Spanish major, has been selected as Oxford College Library’s Student Employee of the month for April! Rose is an extremely diligent and reliable student employee. She communicates well with staff and her co-workers, is dependable, and anticipates the needs of patrons. Rose exceeds the expectations of customer service we…

Upcoming Exhibit to Celebrate Scholarship & Creativity

Couture to Tech bookends the 15th Annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Expression (CSCE).  With a weighty artistic array of pedagogical displays, this library exhibit (formerly known as Inspired Performance) is an opportunity for the Oxford community to share and celebrate the scientific, technological, educational, and artistic passion of Oxford College faculty and staff. The…

Get On Board the “Stream Machine”

Hilarious, Heartfelt, Suspenseful, Insightful…….yes, even EPIC!   Did you know you can stream thousands of films through the Oxford Library’s “Stream Machine” of options!  All you need to start your journey is your Emory ID and password.  Get onboard by accessing these film streaming options available on the library homepage. Select Kanopy for more than 30,000 award-winning…

Student Employee of the Month: Francesca Abulencia

Francesca Abulencia, a second-year student and one of our most dependable and positive student employees, has been selected as Oxford College Library’s Student Employee of the Month for March! Through her great customer service at the front desk, readiness for a challenge, enthusiasm for early morning shifts, and dependability, Francesca has demonstrated the four principles…

Fun and Games in the Library!

Recently, the Oxford College Library held its first of two game nights for the semester. The event, which involved a Werewolf tournament, video game arcade, tons of board games, and even virtual reality escape rooms, was a huge success! Students enjoyed a wide array of gourmet pizza from Mellow Mushroom, snacks, sodas, and more. Several…