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Welcome to Emory

Whether you’re a new or returning student, we welcome you to Emory University.  Our full guide to WHSC Library resources, spaces, and service can be found on our Library Guide 2021-2022. Below are highlights of some of the ways we are here to assist you with your research projects and studies. We have:   Spaces for…

Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library Open House: Free Popsicles, Aug 26 11am-1pm

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will be hosting an open house Thursday, August 26 from 11am-1pm in a welcome back to campus event.  Come meet some of the over 20 Health Sciences Library Staff and Informationists here to help you kick off the Fall Semester.  Celebration will be set up in front of the…

Welcome new medical residents and fellows! 

We’re glad you’re here and want to provide information about the library resources and services available to you. Resource tips: For ease of use, bookmark Emory’s instance of PubMed to quickly access full-text articles from our library subscriptions. (Look for “FindIt@Emory” button.) DynaMed is our point-of-care tool. To visually browse/search Emory’s journal titles, access BrowZine through our website or download the…

Welcome, Emory School of Medicine, Class of 2025!

This incoming class includes: 141 M1 students 101 women; 40 men: (71.6% female and 28.3% male) Age range: 21-29 (mean age 24 years old) 85% are “non-traditional” – (i.e. have spent at least 1 year out of college before enrolling in medical school.) 41 are self-described “underrepresented” minorities Residents of 30 states represented in this…

July 22 at 7pm: ‘Why Are Health Disparities Everyone’s Problem?’ Book Discussion

Engage with Emory’s July Book Club with Dr. Lisa Cooper, alumnae of Emory College, 1984.  The discussion presented by Emory College is hosted in collaboration with Rollins School of Public Health.  Click here to view the full announcement and registration links. Book Details: Receive 35% off Dr. Lisa Cooper’s newest book ‘Why Are Health Disparities…

New Journal Impact Factors and Newly Launched JCI Metric Now Available

The 2021 release of Journal Impact Factors are now available.  Access to the new Impact Factors is made available through the Emory University Libraries’ Journal Citation Reports subscription via the Web of Science platform.  Sign in with your Emory University NetID and password to view or browse impact factors.  These are the most recent Impact…

WHSC Library opens to full density, no entry appointments

Beginning July 1, Emory University shifts to a full density operating status. Appointments will no longer be required when visiting the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library for all current Emory faculty, staff, and students who have completed the registration process and received clearance in compliance with the Return to Campus Guidelines. Appointments will still be required to reserve…

Juneteenth

by Dhy Edwardsberry, business librarian, Goizueta Business Library.  Originally posted June 17, 2021 under Emory University Libraries blog, https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/woodruff/news/juneteenth   The date was June 19, 1865. Union soldiers led by Major General Gordon Granger entered Galveston, Texas to read General Orders No. 3 which stated, “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with…

Giving Voice: The Rest of His Story with Dr. Marion Hood

In 1959, Dr. Marion G. Hood applied to Emory School of Medicine, but was denied consideration for admission due to his race during a painful time of segregation in this country. Despite this obstacle, Dr. Hood went on to have a long and distinguished career in the field of gynecology and obstetrics. During a virtual celebration of…

Summer Access Changes to the WHSC Library

In alignment with evolving CDC guidelines and guidance from Emory’s Environmental Health and Safety Office, some changes have been made to current library policies: Requested books are no longer subject to a mandatory quarantine period. Requests may still be retrieved from the library entryway. Our stacks are now available for browsing by appointment by current Emory faculty, staff, and students who have…