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National Hispanic Heritage Month Sept.15-Oct.15

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period in the United States where Latinx and Hispanic American contributions to the promotion and growth of their heritage and culture is recognized. With over 55 million Latinx/Hispanic Americans living in the U.S, it is a time where their presence and importance is not only recognized, but celebrated! NHHM…

Banned Books Week 2016

Banned Books Week at the Library – September 25th to October 1st Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and highlighting the value of free and open access to information. Come to the library to read banned and challenged books! We will have staff showcase their favorite banned books and…

Emory Traditions: The Coke Toast!

One of the many traditions help here at Oxford College of Emory University is the prestigious Coke Toast. However, many do not know how it came to be. While the Emory University has had this long standing tradition longer, Oxford adopted this tradition in 2009. On the first day of orientation, Oxford College begins with…

April is National Poetry Month!

Join us at Oxford College Library as we celebrate National Poetry Month! Select poetry books are on display for your reading pleasure. May we suggest Gregory Pardlo’s Digest, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize? We have several activities planned for the week of April 4-8: Exquisite Corps Poetry: You’ll find the beginnings of a poem…

Breakfast of Champions Game Night!

Students interested in either board games and/or video gaming, hanging out at the library after hours, and having breakfast as a late night snack are invited to the Library’s inaugural Breakfast of Champions Game Night this Friday, February 26, from 6-11 p.m.  Students will snack on breakfast food from Panera Bread while playing an assortment of games including…

Write In!!!

Coming up this Thursday, December 3rd from 6pm-11pm, we will be having a Write In in the Library provided by the Writing Center Tutors! Come join your fellow classmates as we join together for Communal Writing Support in writing our final papers. There will also be a Zotero Support station, Research and Citation Help and…

Google Scholar Workshop/ Write In!

Coming up this Thursday, November 12th at 8pm, we will be having our Google Scholar Workshop. Google Scholar has grown in leaps and bounds over the last few years and have some new features that I think you will enjoy exploring. You will also learn about many ways to search for information, as well as…

Two More Library How-To Workshops Offered

We added two more how-to workshops for Fall 2015! These are short 15-20 minute sessions that feature a resource for students. Both workshops will be in Library Room 230. Monday, November  16, 2015 Biology Advanced Research Help 7:00 pm Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Zotero Basics 8:00 pm

Wednesday October 21, 2015. 3pm Lyceum Event

Oxford College Library is pleased to host Emory Professor Emeritus and author Dr. Ron Schuchard to speak in conjunction with the library’s current exhibit: Seamus Heaney: the Music of What Happens. The exhibit is derived from the original 2014 exhibition at Emory University’s Robert W. Woodruff Library.  Dr. Schuchard will speak October 21 at 3pm in…

Library How-To Workshops Prepare Students for Classwork

We are having several how-to workshops in the library! These are short 15-20 minute sessions that feature a resource for students. They will be on the following dates at 8pm in the library:  Oct 6 – Creating a WordPress Blog Whether you are using WordPress for class projects, or just want to find out more…

The Oxford College Library Welcomes Class of 2019

The Oxford College Library was full of activity during New Student Orientation.  The library hosted the Business & Information Tables on Friday, August 21st, the Technology Sessions on Sunday, August 23rd, and Registration Assistance on Wednesday, August 26th. In addition to being a location that supported Orientation activities, the Oxford Library invited all new students…

Muggles Beware, Solving the Mystery of a Death in The Library

The Oxford Library provided a bit of fun, and a surprise twist, for students with a Harry Potter themed end of the semester party. Students were expecting an evening of food and games with the slight possibility of a surprise or two. This illusion was quickly erased when the “murder” of a featured guest was…