International Open Access Week

Emory University Libraries are celebrating International Open Access Week, Oct20-22.  Visit the events listed below to learn more about the Open Movement which includes Open Access Publishing, Open Data Sharing, and Open Educational Resources. Additional information about Open Access at Emory is available on the Woodruff Library’s website at

Lasergene 12 Now Available

DNAStar has released the newest version of Lasergene. To update go to Emory software express and download the appropriate installer: Mac or PC.  Select the programs installed on your computer and install the update. For any questions or problems contact Ask-A-Librarian, or Jeremy Kupsco at  jkupsco emory edu.

The WHSC Library Select eBooks has a New Look

WHSC Library’s “Select eBooks” has a new look supported by Emory University’s ScholarBlog platform. While not all available eBooks will be found on the new platform, the blog allows for subject tagging and text searching, offering improved ability to discover new and relevant eBooks. Additional eBooks can be located using the University Library catalog discoverE. The…

The WHSC Library’s eBooks List Has a New Home and New eBooks from ClinicalKey

On Monday, October 13th, the WHSC Library’s “Selected eBooks” list will migrate to Emory University’s ScholarBlog platform. While not all the subscribed eBooks will be found on the blog platform, it allows for subject tagging and text searching, which improves the ability to discover new and relevant eBooks. Additional eBooks can be located using the…

WHSC Library to host NCBI Two Day Workshop

The Woodruff Health Sciences Library  Announces a special short course: NCBI Resources for Analyzing Human Variation Data October 8-9, 2014 Wednesday 9:00 am-1pm and 3-5:00pm Thursday 9:00 am-1pm and 3-5:00pm Woodruff Health Sciences Library Computer Classroom B65 Presented by:  Ben Busby, PhD, Genomics Outreach Coordinator, NCBI                  Wayne Matten, PhD, Public Services Section, NCBI This…

Construction Project in the WHSC Library

The WHSC Library will undergo a six-week mandatory construction project, starting Thursday, September 18, 2014.   Student seating is not impacted and we will have earplugs available at the Information Desk for your convenience.   The project will have a phase one on the lower level followed by a phase 2 on the upper level.  We anticipate…

Journal Citation Reports (Impact Factor) has a New Look

Beginning with the late July release of the 2013 Impact Factors, Journal Citation Reports now has a new look.  Accessible though the top navigation bar in the Web of Science Database, the InCites Journal Citaiton Reports features heat maps and other visualizations showing journal impact as well as measures of subject and journal relationships.  Current…

Need to Learn about Library Resources and Services? Start Here

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library has but together a online orientation video on Getting Started Using the WHSC Library.  Click here to view our 5 minute guide.  Visit our eLearning resources webpage for additional videos and tutorials. For additional questions about library services or resources, or to consult with an Informationist, please contact Ask-A-Librarian.

Welcome Emory School of Nursing Students!

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing BSN Class of 2016 is comprised of approximately 145 students who will be arriving for orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 20th. 43 are continuing students from Emory or Oxford College Students represent 25 states 55% of students are from underrepresented minorities 7% of undergraduates are male Average age of…

Course Reserves Now Available

The new course reserves system is now available for fall semester.   Materials added to course reserves are integrated into Blackboard, enabling students to view resources within the Blackboard session.  Instructors can add materials by logging into an easy-to-use web interface  at To seek assistance or ask any questions, please contact Ask A Librarian .