Monthly Archives: March 2017

Women’s studies and psychology librarian Jennifer Elder connects Emory students and faculty with great resources

Part of an occasional series of profiles on Woodruff Library librarians, a valuable resource at Emory University. Students and faculty working in women’s studies, psychology and journalism have an ally in subject librarian Jennifer Elder, who connects them with the resources and information that will make their research efforts a success. An Atlanta native, Elder…

Circulating laptops available in Woodruff Library

The Music & Media Library has started to circulate a small collection of four MacBook and six Dell laptops for a circulating period of seven days.  This collection was created in response to requests from faculty, staff, and students, for whom the 3-hour circulating collection was not meeting their needs. Many of the faculty and staff use the computers…

Sciku Winner

In an effort to help promote the Atlanta Science Festival this year, the Emory Libraries collaborated with ASF to conduct a pair of science haiku (sciku) contests in the Science Commons’ book alcove. The first contest ended Friday, March 10th, and the winner was Julia Gensheimer, a chemistry major in the class of 2019. Three…

Armchair Space Travel

By Kristan Majors This week the 2017 Atlanta Science Festival launches here on campus with astronaut Captain Mark Kelly.  In recognition of this, Emory’s librarians have compiled a list of science fiction about space travel and other worlds. Emory faculty, students, and staff can check out any of the books from the Science Commons exhibit. …

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – Tuesday, March 21, 5:30-8:30 PM

Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the second year in a row, Emory University Libraries will host a local event for the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Art + Feminism is a worldwide campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia and to empower new editors. The event will be held as…