Monthly Archives: November 2019

Poet Kevin Young returns to Emory for reading on Dec. 5

Poet and Emory University Distinguished Professor Kevin Young returns to the Emory campus for a reading from his most recent book, “Brown: Poems,” on Thursday, Dec. 5. A reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Rose Library will precede the reading at 7 p.m. in the Carlos Museum, where a book signing will follow. Seating is…

Dogged by finals? Sign up for the Pet Therapy Study Break

As finals approach and stressed-out students crowd into study areas and coffee shops, the Woodruff Library offers a way to relieve some of that tension – its annual Pet Therapy Study Break. On Thursday, Dec.12, from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Jones Room, students can come out to scratch behind some ears and rub some…

Meet the ARL Fellow for Digital and Inclusive Excellence – Claudia Konings

This blog post features an interview conducted by the Woodruff Library with Claudia Konings, one of the 2019-2020 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Fellows for Digital and Inclusive Excellence hosted by Emory Libraries. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from? What’s your favorite book? I am from Winter Garden, Florida. My…

Meet 2019-2020 Woodruff Fellow – Jennifer Morgan

This is the fifth post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2019-2020 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship period. Fellows…

New article, e-book, and reference databases for Korean Studies

Over the past year, Emory Libraries has purchased three databases that will enable faculty and students to access scholarly research produced in Korea. They include DBpia (and its sister site, KRpia), KISS, and Media Korean Studies. DBpia provides the full text of articles published in over 3,000 Korean scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, social…

National Native American Heritage Month

November is the National Native American Heritage Month. Throughout this month, lecture series, cultural programs, exhibits, and other kinds of programs are organized to celebrate Native Americans’ culture, traditions, achievements, and contributions to our country. Eager to learn about the American Indian tribes of Georgia? Please check out the New Encyclopedia of Georgia about the Georgia Indians….

Meet 2019-2020 Woodruff Fellow – Robert Thorstad

This is the fourth post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2019-2020 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship period. Fellows…

Business Research Guide

Did you know that as part of the Emory University community you have access to a vast pool of resources for conducting business research? It’s true! Whether you are writing a business plan, researching a company for an interview, curious about specific industries and markets, interested in learning about global business statistics, or looking for…

Meet 2019-2020 Woodruff Fellow – Amy Li

This is the third post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2019-2020 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship period. Fellows…

National First-Generation College Day

Today is National First-Generation College Day! To learn more about National First-Generation College Day, check out: 2019 First Generation College Celebration. For first generation college students, the excitement of getting that college acceptance letter comes with other complex emotions and challenges. It can be a confusing and frustrating experience, but it doesn’t have to be isolating….

Meet 2019-2020 Woodruff Fellow – Jordan Daniels

This is the second post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2019-2020 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship period. Fellows…

Meet 2019-2020 Woodruff Fellow – Rebecca McGlynn

This is the first post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2019-2020 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship period. Fellows…