Posts Tagged: Collection Highlights

WHSC Library Collection Highlights: Social Determinants of Health

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the issue of healthcare disparities and related inequalities to the forefront. This fall’s collection highlight’s display features books on systemic racism, socioeconomic discrimination, access to education, the physical environment, social support, and health equity in contemporary and historical perspectives. The titles examine these problems and offer potential solutions to help improve…

WHSC Library Reading Collection Highlights: Neuroscience

Now on display at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library are highlights from the neurology and neuroscience collections, in print and electronic format. From addiction, ethics, and athletics, to the shaping of our personalities and identities, explore the role of the brain from different perspectives in the fields of neurology and neuroscience. In print An…

Celebrating Women’s History Month 2022: Providing Healing, Promoting Hope

The following is adapted from the original post created by Jennifer Elder, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies librarian for Libraries News, March 16 2022 The theme of Women’s History Month 2022 is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.” This theme was chosen by the National Women’s History Alliance to acknowledge “the ceaseless work of caregivers and…

WHSC Library Reading Collection Highlights: Coming Back, Together

In Fall of 2021, the WHSC Library staff welcomed Emory faculty, students and staff back to campus after nearly a year and a half of world-wide upheaval amid an international health crisis.  As we once again return to in-person campus activities for the Spring, the Library is continuing to highlight resources in our Coming Back,…

Feast of Words Celebrates 2021 Faculty Book Authors

Each year, the Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellent highlights faculty book authors in the their Feast of Words celebration: https://cfde.emory.edu/news-events/news/2021/december/feast-of-words-2021.html This year’s highlights include 12 titles from 14 individual Health Sciences Faculty authors and editors. Benardot, Dan (Center for the Study of Human Health). Advanced Sports Nutrition. 3rd Edition. Human Kinetics. Buettner, Jennifer…

October is LGBT History Month: LGBTQIA+ Health Resource Highlights

In recognition of October as LGBTQIA+ History month the WHSC Library is highlighting a list of resources available through Emory Libraries in support of LGBTQIA+ Health. We also offer a year-round research guide for LGBTQIA+ Health Resources.  The guide is aimed at healthcare students, educators, researchers, and clinicians seeking a better understanding of the historical health…

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…

Honoring Black History Month with the WHSC Library Historical Collections

Honoring Black History Month, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library is highlighting resources in our historical collections featuring information on Black students, staff, and faculty members from the Emory Community. Dating back to the mid-19th Century, the highlighted collections include photographs, bibliographic files, newspaper clippings, and more.  Highlighted collections feature School of Nursing administrative records,…

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…

Read a Good Book: Compassionate Perspectives Digital Collection

In these unprecedented times of remote learning, social distancing, and teleworking mandates, it is important to stay connected. This reading collection highlights the human story behind the healthcare mission. For those now connecting to the Emory community remotely, many Library books and resources remain available to you digitally in ebook and even audiobook formats. See…