Data Curation Workshop on Jan. 12, 2015- Register by Dec. 19th

Join the Woodruff Library on January 12, 2015 for a Data Curation Workshop led by instructors from the ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) and brought to you by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship and the Institute for Quantitative Theory & Methods. This one-day workshop will teach participants practical strategies for data curation and…

Thanksgiving and Exam Hours

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will close at 6pm on Wednesday, November 26, and will reopen at 12:00 noon on Sunday November 30. As exams approach, the Library will be open until midnight every evening from Sunday December 7-Thursday December 18.  A  quiet study area is located on the upper level of the Library.  Groups…

New discoverE features forthcoming, Nov 28-30

The Emory libraries will update discoverE over the Thanksgiving break. The update will start at 5 p.m. Friday, November 28 and finish Sunday, November 30.  Enhancements and improvements to discoverE include: Permalinks: The Permalink option under an item’s Action menu provides a permanent URL for an item. Citation: The Citation link under an item’s Action…

Phase 2 Construction Project in the WHSC Library

The WHSC Library will undergo a six-week, mandatory construction project, starting Tuesday, November 4, 2014 on the upper level.   Student seating will not be impacted and earplugs are available at the Information Desk for your convenience.   The project will take place on the upper level, behind the stacks area.  We anticipate having quiet areas for…

International Open Access Week

Emory University Libraries are celebrating International Open Access Week, Oct20-22.  Visit the events listed below to learn more about the Open Movement which includes Open Access Publishing, Open Data Sharing, and Open Educational Resources. Additional information about Open Access at Emory is available on the Woodruff Library’s website at http://web.library.emory.edu/research-learning/open-access.html

Lasergene 12 Now Available

DNAStar has released the newest version of Lasergene. To update go to Emory software express and download the appropriate installer: Mac or PC.  Select the programs installed on your computer and install the update. For any questions or problems contact Ask-A-Librarian, or Jeremy Kupsco at  jkupsco emory edu.

The WHSC Library Select eBooks has a New Look

WHSC Library’s “Select eBooks” has a new look supported by Emory University’s ScholarBlog platform. While not all available eBooks will be found on the new platform, the blog allows for subject tagging and text searching, offering improved ability to discover new and relevant eBooks. Additional eBooks can be located using the University Library catalog discoverE. The…

The WHSC Library’s eBooks List Has a New Home and New eBooks from ClinicalKey

On Monday, October 13th, the WHSC Library’s “Selected eBooks” list will migrate to Emory University’s ScholarBlog platform. While not all the subscribed eBooks will be found on the blog platform, it allows for subject tagging and text searching, which improves the ability to discover new and relevant eBooks. Additional eBooks can be located using the…

WHSC Library to host NCBI Two Day Workshop

The Woodruff Health Sciences Library  Announces a special short course: NCBI Resources for Analyzing Human Variation Data October 8-9, 2014 Wednesday 9:00 am-1pm and 3-5:00pm Thursday 9:00 am-1pm and 3-5:00pm Woodruff Health Sciences Library Computer Classroom B65 Presented by:  Ben Busby, PhD, Genomics Outreach Coordinator, NCBI                  Wayne Matten, PhD, Public Services Section, NCBI This…

Construction Project in the WHSC Library

The WHSC Library will undergo a six-week mandatory construction project, starting Thursday, September 18, 2014.   Student seating is not impacted and we will have earplugs available at the Information Desk for your convenience.   The project will have a phase one on the lower level followed by a phase 2 on the upper level.  We anticipate…