The National Library Week from April 3-9, 2022 is a celebration of libraries sponsored by the American Library Association to highlight all that libraries can do for their schools and communities. Check out some fun facts and ways to connect with your Emory University Libraries:
DID YOU KNOW?
- A growing body of evidence suggests that students’ academic success is linked to library usage, including improved student retention and an enhanced academic
experience. Academic Library Impact on Student Learning and Success: Findings from the Assessment in Action Team Projects http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/issues/value/findings_y3.pdf
- A survey of over 16,000 physicians, residents, and nurses has shown that incorporating library and information services into patient care improves clinical decision making and patient outcomes. The value of library and informed services in patient care: results of a multisite study PMID: 23418404; DOI: 10.3163/1536-5050.101.1.007
- Academic libraries have almost 2.5 billion physical and electronic items in their collections available for use. Data generated from NCES IPEDS Statistical Tables. Visit link at https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/datacenter/institutionlist.aspx?stepId=1
Emory University Libraries have almost 2.5 million physical books and over 2.2 million electronic titles. Over 400,000 journals and 1000 databases are available to Emory users to read, browse, and search. Connect with any of these materials through the Library Search catalog, eJournals at Emory, or our A-Z Databases list.
Not finding what you are looking for?
Use our interlibrary loan service and we will reach out to one of our world-wide partner institutions to borrow the material on your behalf. Article and other electronic requests can be returned within one business days. Requests for physical books and materials will take longer but will be able for pick up at your designated Emory Library.
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