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…

Resources For Mental Health Awareness Month

The month of May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month.  Consider these data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, but less than half get treatment. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10–34 and the 10th leading cause of…

National Nurses Week, May 6-12

  The annual celebration of National Nurses Week begins on May 6th and ends on Florence Nightingale’s birthday May 12th. Over the last year, 224 papers have been published by nurses from Emory University’s Nell Hodgkin Woodruff School of Nursing or nurses from Emory Healthcare! Help us celebrate our nurse clinicians and researchers by reviewing…

Library Return to Campus Survey closes April 30

Emory Libraries is planning for Fall Semester, 2021. We want to know how we can best support you. University faculty, staff, and students are all invited to respond to this very short 7 question survey: https://emorylibraries.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7O4xuIwuXS5ugCO. Please note that the survey will close on April 30 at 5pm.   Please contact Ask-A-Librarian with any questions….

Rigor and Reproducibility Seminar Series, April 29 at 10am: Reproducing Reproducibility? Challenges in Reproducing Classifier and Predictive Models

Rigor and Reproducibility Seminar Series presents Reproducing Reproducibility? Challenges in Reproducing Classifier and Predictive Models. Learn about poor Artificial Intelligence development and reproducibility in Medical Imaging algorithms.Thursday, April 29, 2021, 10:00am-11:00am Register: https://bit.ly/3siAJlJ An overview of previous seminars and recordings can be found at https://guides.libraries.emory.edu/rigor-rep.  

Library Historical Collection Highlights honoring Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, WHSC Library Historical Collections is highlighting women’s collections. From overseas in World War I to the classrooms of Emory University, the collections document the contributions of women in the fields of nursing, public health, and medical librarianship.  Historical Collections collect and preserve records pertaining to the history of Emory…

Evidence Matters Blog has been Enhanced and Updated

The Evidence Matters blog https://emorynursingevidence.com/, has undergone a refresh. Evidence Matters is a repository for evidence-based answers to a variety of questions asked by Emory nurses.  Changes include: Older posts are being updated with newer published research Posts are tagged with MeSH for easy findability Categories have been refined and clarified The blog is designed…