Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Dian Dian

This is the third post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and 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…

What Does Breast Cancer Awareness Mean to You?

As you probably know by now, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What does this mean for most of us? After all, it would be hard to find anyone who is unaware of breast cancer since it affects 1 in 8 women, or 12.5% of the population (breast cancer also occurs in men, but the rate is much lower, about 1 in 833). In…

Watch vintage amateur Emory films and learn about home movies on October 21

Take some time out to watch amateur films from the Emory University, Rose Library, and Oxford College vaults while learning how to care for your own home movies. The Emory Libraries’ Preservation Office is hosting the University’s first Home Movie Day at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Click here to register. The event…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Michael Chiddo

This is the second post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and 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…

Indigenous People’s Day 2021: Indian Removal and Its Legacies

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The city of Atlanta, where Emory University is located, sits on the ancestral lands of the Mvskoke (Muscogee) Creek Nation. On this day, we contemplate the ways in which the histories and experiences of Native people have been suppressed or ignored to enable to systemic racism and oppression. Emory Libraries and…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Kyle Tanaka

This is the first post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and 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…

Chronicle of Higher Education Reports–Now Available Digitally!

The Emory Libraries have begun regularly purchasing digital copies of important Chronicle of Higher Education Reports These are a collection of various reports from the Chronicle on a variety of contemporary topics affecting higher education, including curricular trends, the economics of higher education, scholarship, administrative dynamics, and so forth. We currently have access to the…

Emory Libraries celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Emory Libraries is pleased to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place each year between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15. This period commemorates the important contributions of Americans who trace their roots to Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Spanish-speaking islands of the Caribbean and Spain. Did you know that there are more…

Denied access to electronic resources?

Does nothing ruin your morning routine more than getting the error message “This NetID does not have permission to access this resource?” If you’ve seen this message pop up when you are trying to access an electronic resource, don’t fret! There is an easy fix. Simply clear your browser cache and cookies and restart your…

Apollo 15 exhibit brings humanities impact of historic exploration to life

Students, faculty, and staff returning to the Emory campus this fall can take a vicarious trip to the moon with the Apollo 15 exhibit on Level 3 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. “Apollo 15: Digital Exploration on the 50th Anniversary of the Mission” was fully completed as Emory returned to classes August 25. The…

Emory Libraries, Bias, and You

Imagine your kitchen for a moment. Somewhere, you’ve probably got a cupboard, a drawer, or a pantry filled with stuff. How did you decide what goes where? How did you decide what goes in this drawer vs. that cupboard? How did you decide how the drawer itself is organized?   Now, imagine that same task…

Sandra Franklin delivers MLA lecture virtually from new streaming studio

Sandra Franklin, director of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, was awarded the Janet Doe Lectureship, one of the most prestigious awards given by the Medical Library Association. It recognizes an MLA member who has contributed significantly to the organization and gives them the opportunity to present their unique perspective on the history or philosophy…