Monthly Archives: December 2013

Holiday Free Time and the Emory Libraries

In case you are looking for something to pass the time while on the plane or to enjoy by the fire, this is a good time to recommend Emory Libraries’ popular reading collections.  The library collects bestsellers and award winners in many languages, so there should be something for everyone including the kids. There is…

Holiday Break Reading EBooks and AudioBooks

Holidays are a great time to catch up  on POPULAR READING.  Don’t forget you can download e-books and audio books free from the library.  You can browse a selection of electronic books from the Emory Libraries site (http://overdrive.emory.edu) or find individual titles via our library search tool, discoverE. Titles like… Dan Brown’s Inferno, Billy Collins…

Renew library materials online

It happens. You’ve gone home for the break and now your books are coming due at the library. But you can renew items that are coming due — IF they have not been recalled by another person. To renew items, follow the steps below. Make sure to renew BEFORE the actual due date. Otherwise you…

Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman on DVD

James Steffen, Film and Media Studies Librarian Posted December 11, 2013   The Criterion Collection’s recent release entitled 3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman revisits a fascinating and under-explored chapter in film history with new transfers of Stromboli (1950), Europe ’51 (1952) and Journey to Italy (1954). At the time, Ingrid Bergman was…

Animals in the Archive

Earlier this year former Newton Graduate Fellow Alyssa Stalsberg Canelli drew our attention to the surprising contents of Box 22 in the Thomas Ellis and Etha Mills Reeve papers: namely, a set of animal tusks, teeth, claws, and skin. Since Alyssa’s original blog post highlighting these unusual items, the several species of animal represented by…

Woodruff Library visitor hours restricted for student exams

As the semester winds to a close, the Robert W. Woodruff Library is a busy place, filled with students working on papers and studying for their final exams. If you’re a frequent visitor to the library, you may be surprised to learn that visitor hours are restricted from December 2 through December 18. Although we…