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Thanksgiving week holiday hours

          (Image by Sabrina Ripke from Pixabay) Just a reminder that the WHSC Library will be open until Wednesday, November 25th, with shortened hours (8:00 am-6:00 pm by appointment) and then will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays: Thursday (11/26) and Friday (11/27).

Share your remote teaching and learning experience on an Emory Libraries survey

  The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we teach, learn, and do research. Emory Libraries is conducting a survey of its students, faculty, and staff to learn more about their fall 2020 experiences with remote teaching and learning, virtual library resources and services, and online workshops to learn what improvements can be made. Please…

Rigor and Reproducibility at “eLife” Webinar on November 20th at 2 pm

Dr. Ronald Calbrese will be the featured speaker at the Emory Libraries and Information Technology Services and WHSC-Data Initiative’s virtual seminar series on November 20th at 2 pm. He is a Senior Editor for eLife.  The journal’s mission includes “accelerat discovery by operating a platform for research communication that encourages and recognises the most responsible…

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…

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…

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…