Monthly Archives: August 2017

You Spoke. We Listened.

In February 2017, we surveyed students and faculty for feedback on library collections, spaces, and services. Roughly 600 faculty and 2,300 students participated for a response rate of 15%. Thanks to everyone who responded. Most of you expressed satisfaction with the Libraries. 91.6% of you said you are satisfied or very satisfied with the Libraries…

Welcome to the Academic Showcase

Woodruff Library is pleased to host the 2017 Academic Showcase for New Student Orientation on August 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.! The event will take place on the main floor of the library (Level 2). You have the chance to meet with the department representatives from 45 academic departments and ask them questions about their…

EaglePrint lowers pricing across campus

This marks the first price reduction of the pay-for-print service since being introduced in the 1990’s. EaglePrint, Emory’s pay-for-print service for students, is offering lower printing rates this fall in response to student requests for more affordable printing options. While Emory has supplied a pay-for-print service for students since the 1990s, it wasn’t until summer…

Emory digital team bringing streets of “Brotherman” to life will appear at Decatur Book Festival

by Maureen McGavin Comic book fans can enter into the virtual-reality streets of “Brotherman: Dictator of Discipline,” an African-American superhero comic book, at an AJC Decatur Book Festival session featuring a digital project team from the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. The Big City Maps panel will take place on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. at the Marriott…

Emory Libraries to display rare materials, Dreamachine at Beats exhibition

An exhibition of materials celebrating the contributions of the Beat writers, poets, and artists will debut next month at Emory University. “The Dream Machine: The Beat Generation & the Counterculture, 1940–1975,” which opens Sept. 28, 2017, in the Schatten Gallery at Emory’s Woodruff Library, draws from collections in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare…

Renovated Learning Commons to open on Woodruff Library Level 1

Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will debut new service desk and lobby The renovated Learning Commons will open for the start of fall semester on Level 1 of Emory’s Woodruff Library, with comfortable, movable seating, plenty of power outlets, and study pods. Places for both individual study and collaborative work are woven throughout the inviting design….

OpenCon 2017 Scholarship Deadline 9/1/17 – Apply Now!

OpenCon 2017 Travel Scholarship Call for Applications The Emory Scholarly Communications Office is pleased to announce a travel scholarship for OpenCon 2017 (http://www.opencon2017.org). OpenCon 2017, organized by the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), and a committee of student and early career researcher organizations from around the world, is…