Monthly Archives: April 2014

Statistical Abstracts of the World–Now Available Online

The Statistical Abstracts of the World is a collection of the statistical abstracts of approximately 40 countries. These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere. Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations are included.  You can search for breakdowns by various…

Librarians celebrate National Library Week

National Library Week was observed April 13-19, 2014 with the theme, “Lives change @ your library®. Emory Librarians celebrated with a party and by collected library-related quotes to share: “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”  — Jorge Luis Borges  (writer, and National Librarian of Argentina. (b1899)   “The very…

April 14th Panel on Conducting Research in International Archives

Please join us at the Library for a panel discussion, Conducting Research in International Archives, Monday, April 14th, 4-6 p.m in the Jones Room (third floor, Robert W. Woodruff Library)   This panel will explore strategies for effectively navigating international archives. Panelists will discuss their experiences conducting research in Africa, Europe, South America and Asia….

April 9th Archives and Copyright Workshop

Please join us at the Library for a Archives and Copyright Workshop to be held, Wednesday April 9th 9:30-11 a.m in Room 312 (across from the Jones Room, third floor Robert W. Woodruff Library. ) This workshop is open to all and will include information and discussion about copyright, fair use, the permissions process, orphan…

Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) Classics

Several years ago, when Zotero was young, scholars recognized open citation software’s potential to create online, sharable, free subject bibliographies that could aid students and  scholars across the globe.  One such endeavor was Ancient World Open Bibliographies.   The blog supports their project to collect bibliographies about subjects relevant to studies of the ancient world (as…

Announcing 2014 winners–Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award (URA) winners have been selected by our panel of judges. Prizes will be awarded to the following students: Fiona O’Carroll —“’The Instinct of Every Real Woman’: The Ideas of the Anti-Suffrage Movement in the U.S., 1868-1920″ Faculty sponsor: Patrick Allitt Laurabeth Goldsmith…