April is Citizen Science Month!

The Science Commons Library celebrates our 4th year in partnership with the  Atlanta Science Festival (ASF). This year, we teamed up with the ASF and SciStarter to introduce folks to science activities they can do at home or online. Whether you have a science background or not, you can get involved in the sciences by…

Request Library-owned Items to Support Remote Learning and Research

During this period of remote learning and research, Emory students, faculty, and staff may continue to submit requests for needed library materials through discoverE.   Library staff will make a concerted effort to identify a digital version for you. We will contact you via email to confirm access options, digital or otherwise. Please contact Ask…

Conservation in the Age of COVID-19

My average work day as an assistant conservator for Emory Libraries is spent primarily at the bench, performing conservation treatment on special collections materials. So, what have these first weeks of working from home looked like for me? I brought home my work laptop and completed several crash courses on using Zoom and working remotely….

Workshops for Faculty and Instructors: Maintaining Community and Connections Online

As the Emory University community transitions to a remote teaching and learning environment, we know many faculty and instructors are considering how to best maintain community and connections in their classes in a now remote environment. At the end of every week of remote teaching, CFDE and the Emory Libraries want to provide a space…

Announcing the 2020 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

Dear undergraduate students, did you work on a stellar research paper or digital project this academic year? If your answer is yes, please consider submitting it for the Elizabeth Long Atwood Award. The Woodruff Library is again sponsoring an award for undergraduate research. A panel of faculty and librarians will award up to three prizes…

A message from the Dean of Libraries on COVID-19

Dear Emory Libraries Friends and Patrons, The university continues to prepare for remote teaching and learning for online classes to begin March 22. The library staff has done a wonderful job helping faculty to move their instruction online, and we will continue to assist students and their instructors in getting the materials they need to…

Access and Borrowing Updates for Robert W. Woodruff Library

During this difficult time of reappraisal and adjustment due to the COVID-19 virus, library staff are focused on ensuring the safety of library users and staff. As a result, Woodruff Library is implementing the following changes: Library Access, Carrels, and Studies As of 6 p.m. on Friday, March 20, we will close all library buildings…

Copyright Considerations in Shifting Your Course from In-Person to Online

Moving your course online? Not sure how to show that movie you had lined up for next week? Concerned you can’t share your lecture slides now? Wondering if you can share a recording of your lecture that contains all those music clips? The Emory Libraries Scholarly Communications Office has created a site to help address…

Emory Libraries COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Updates and Resources

This page contains all relevant information related to Emory Libraries current operations and response to the COVID-19 outbreak including updates to operations, access to remote services, and other helpful links. Changes to Operations Future changes to operations will be announced on this alert page, in our COVID-19 news feed, and on the Emory Libraries Hours…

Library Resources for Remote Teaching, Learning, and Research

The Emory Libraries are committed to supporting faculty, students, and campus partners as we transition to a remote teaching environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have created an online portal to provide access to resources, information, and materials that can support the Emory community during this period.  Please visit the Emory Libraries Resources for…

Off-campus Access to Emory Digital Resources

Most of the electronic resources available through the Emory Libraries are restricted for use to the Emory community, or even just parts of the community, depending on the licensing restrictions. LibKey Nomad is a FREE browser extension for Google Chrome that makes identifying resources and logging in to use them easier. Once it has been…