October is National Medical Librarians Month!

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has designated October as National Medical Librarians Month to raise awareness of the important role of the health information professional. At the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, the informationists facilitate your work as health care professionals, educators, and students by:  Locating, evaluating, synthesizing authoritative information to support research, education, and…

WHSC L Hours for Remainder of 2020: No Reduction or Closure After the Thanksgiving Holidays

The WHSC Library will not be reducing hours or closing after the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will continue the Fall 2020 hours by appointment, as established for the COVID pandemic period, through Thursday, December 17, 2020.  Please see below for additional information. Through December 17, 2020: Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 10 PM Friday 8…

Celebrate Library Day Virtually on Tuesday, October 20th from 4-6 pm

Emory Libraries and the Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors (ELSA) are hosting a virtual “Library Day” event on Tuesday, October 20th from 4-6 pm. Get to know about the libraries and the Cox Hall Computing Center; hear about the various libraries’ resources and upcoming activities; meet your subject librarians and find out more about the ELSA…

Transforming Research Online Conference: October 13-15, 2020

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library is the virtual host for this year’s Transforming Research Conference.  Information can be found below.  There is still time to register; Emory Postdocs and graduate students contact Jeremy Kupsco (jkupsco emory edu) for a discounted $25 registration fee.     Featured speakers/moderators Deborah Watkins Bruner, RN, PhD,…

2020 has been designated International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife by the World Health Assembly in honor of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale

To celebrate, we have curated a collection of materials that illustrate the history and breadth of the profession and its’ global impact. The materials relate to clinical practice, population health, leadership, ethics, interdisciplinary care and personal narratives. They represent a small portion of the over 8,000 titles in our collection of books dedicated to the…

Majority of Course Textbooks Available in Print Only

Below is a recent article published on the University Library’s News Blog: Commercial Textbooks Present Challenges in a Virtual Environment As we start the fall 2020 semester, staff at Emory Libraries are working hard to provide alternative access to the print course reserves collection, which has historically housed a significant number of required textbooks. However,…

Virtual Seminar – Rigor and Reproducibility Seminar Series Making Reproducibility Practical: Using R and R Markdown

Emory Libraries and Information Technology Services are partnering with the WHSC-Data initiative to host a virtual seminar series this summer and fall dedicated to topics related to Rigor and Reproducibility.  The second seminar in this series is “Rigor and Reproducibility Seminar Series Making Reproducibility Practical: Using R and R Markdown.” Featured Speaker: Melinda Higgins, PhD….

WHSC Library Informationists & Librarians offer Zoom office hours

Do you have a specific question about EndNote or have a question about what steps are involved in a systematic review?  The WHSC Library Informationists and Librarians are offering Zoom “office hours” throughout the Fall Semester on a variety of topics.  See the full Zoom “office hours” on our workshops/training page.  Register for a topic…

Fall Hours Start on Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The WHSC Library’s Fall Hours will go into effect Wednesday, August 19, 2020.  Visiting the WHSC Library is still by appointment only to Emory faculty, staff, and students who have been cleared to be on campus.  Check your status to see if you are cleared to be on campus.  For more information about booking an…

Welcome, Emory School of Medicine, Class of 2024!

The SOM Class of 2024 began its orientation this morning, July 20th. This incoming class includes: 139 students 79 women; 60 men Age Range 21-36; mean 24 years 83% of students include “non-traditional” students who did not matriculate into medical school immediately after graduating from their undergraduate programs 47 students are from Georgia. Students from…