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Oxford College Library’s Final Spring Workshop

The Oxford College Library, in partnership with the Oxford Writing Center, is hosting its final spring workshop on March 29, 2022.  This workshop is designed to help you bring sources into conversation for your research project. This process is something we call synthesizing. The workshop will also help you feel more comfortable engaging in a…

Oxford College Spring Mini Workshops

The library will be hosting a series of workshops this semester! The first two will focus on Zotero, a free citation management tool, that can make your research more efficient. The third workshop is all about how to synthesize sources in your research projects. This workshop will help take your research papers to the next…

Oxford Library Commemorates the National Day of Racial Healing on January 19th

This week marks the 5th National Day of Racial Healing! The National Day of Racial Healing is “a time for contemplation and collective action on #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched on Jan. 17, 2017, it is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create…

Celebrate International Pronouns Day with Oxford Library!

By Paige Crowl, Teaching and Learning Librarian, Oxford College Library (she/her/hers) October 21st is International Pronouns Day! Emory Libraries celebrates the entirety of every person who comes through our doors, and we are proud to promote respect and affirmation of everyone’s pronouns. What is a pronoun, anyway? Pronouns are the words that we use when…

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….

Dr. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders Featured at Special Exhibit Event

What can historical photographs tell us about the lives of African-Americans serving as nannies to white families?  What clues in these portraits can be found by examining the lighting, period dress, body language, and facial expressions of the subjects? Dr. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, Emory University’s Associate Professor of American Studies and African American Studies, addressed these…

Students Devote Time to Play at Game Night!

Over 100 students stopped by the library for a night of gaming fun and tacos on October 4th. Game Night, a semesterly tradition at the Oxford College Library, modeled its theme this fall after orientation and reminded students to Devote Time to Play. And play we did! Over the course of the evening, students competed…

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…

First-Year Students Hitch a Ride at the Library’s LibCon Event

The Oxford College Library’s second whirlwind LibCon event upgraded its new student orientation to an all-inclusive first-class experience.  On Saturday August 24th, eight fast-paced ports of call greeted 500 new students in the Oxford College Library with a comprehensive orientation to “All Things Library”.   Oxford’s Library Leaders, WoWs, and iMentors worked as tour guides…

Faculty and Staff Champion Scholarship and Creativity with 15th Annual Celebration

I suppose you could say “a meeting of the minds” describes Friday’s Celebration of Scholarship & Creative Expression at Oxford College.  This 15th annual celebration was held Friday, April 12th in the Oxford College Library recognizing the scholarly and creative endeavors during the past year of Oxford College faculty, emeritus faculty and staff. Approximately 80 exhibit…

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…