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Fall 2020 Library Services for Students

Welcome to the Oxford College Library! Whether you are just beginning your Emory journey or are coming back for a new semester, we are happy you are part of our Emory community and are here to help. Fall 2020 will be an unprecedented semester, and we know you likely have many questions. We’ll be keeping…

Celebrating National Library Week – Find the Library at Your Place!

Every year, we join the American Library Association in celebrating National Library Week. It’s a time to enjoy and appreciate the services and resources provided by libraries all over the world. This year’s theme was chosen as “Find your place at the library,” but now, as National Library Week begins, many libraries are temporarily closed….

Student Employee of the Month: Diana Adams

  Diana Adams is Oxford College Library’s student employee of the month for March! Diana is a first-year English and History major at Oxford. She approaches her work in the library with a positive attitude and truly cares about her coworkers and helping patrons. Diana is approachable, thoughtful, and diligent. She is dependable and ready…

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…