Diving into Open: An Emory graduate student’s reflections on OpenCon 2015

    In Fall 2015, the Library’s Scholarly Communications Office  sponsored a scholarship to send one outstanding Emory graduate student to attend OpenCon 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. OpenCon 2015 is the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data.  Scholarship applicants were evaluated by a panel of Emory…

Ancient Egyptian Art Reference book by Carlos Curator Wins PROSE Award

Hartwig, Melinda K. A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art. 2015. Congratulations to the Michael C. Carlos Museum curator, Melinda Hartwig, whose 2015 reference title,  A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art, won the PROSE award in the category of Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Science. A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art is a first-of-a-kind reference work…

Browse and Read Your Favorite Academic Journals via the Browzine Web and App

  You may already be aware of the BrowZine app for iPads and Android tablets (now with a web version) that lets you browse, read, and monitor current academic journals in your subject areas.  If you want to use BrowZine, you can download it to your iPad via the appstore or Android device by following…

“Love Your Data” with Emory Libraries, Feb 8-12

Got data? Emory Libraries invites you to join us as we celebrate one of our university’s most important scholarly outputs: research data. During the week of February 8-12, 2016, we will participate in a national conversation on Twitter (#LYD16) highlighting effective ways to “Love Your Data.” Tune in as we share daily tips and tricks…

New Databases: The State (Columbia, South Carolina), 1891 – 1997

Welcome to New Databases! This blog series from the Robert W. Woodruff Library is intended to give you a brief introduction to databases that you may not know and to provide you with some tips to get you started. To explore all of our databases, please visit Emory Library’s databases page Featured database: The State (Columbia,…

MAP IT series: Enchanting the Desert lecture Feb. 1st at 5:30pm, Jones Room

Nicholas Bauch (Ph.D., UCLA, 2010, Geography) from Stanford University will deliver the second lecture of the MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas series on Monday, 1 February, at 5.30 PM in the Woodruff Library Jones Room.  He will discuss,  Enchanting the Desert: Visualizing the Production of Space at the Grand Canyon. The MAP IT…

Expand your knowledge with Lynda.com

Lynda.com offers thousands of online learning videos on nearly every topic you can think of – from software like Photoshop, Excel, InDesign, Java, Final Cut Pro, and more, to business and career development areas such as making better presentations, leadership, communication tips, and media training, to name a few. Now current Emory students, faculty and…

MAP IT series: Tracing The Arctic Regions lecture Jan 25th at 5:30pm, Jones Room

George Philip LeBourdais of Stanford University will deliver the first lecture of the MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas series on Monday, 25 January, at 5.30 PM in the Woodruff Library Jones Room.  He will discuss,  Tracing The Arctic Regions: Mapping Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Greenland The MAP IT series features six public lectures. See: https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/dmh/…

Welcome Back; Finding Syllabus Resources

Emory Libraries are pleased to welcome you back in 2016; we hope to help you be productive and successful this spring semester.If you are looking for materials from your course syllabi, below are some tips for finding them. Remember you can also search for answers in the libraries FAQ (Ask a Librarian) section or use…

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 5 through December 16. Although we…

What we are reading in the library

As the holiday season begins, hopefully you will find yourself with some downtime to restock your leisure reading collection. With that in mind the Woodruff Library’s public service folks shared their recent reads, which ranges from nonfiction to classic science fiction: Rob, our Data Librarian, enjoyed rereading the classic science fiction novel, Do Androids Dream…