Rescuing Moldy Photographs

  In April, the Preservation Office of Emory Libraries received photographic items to be treated for mold from the African American Collection of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. These photographs included sixteen studio prints, four tintypes, three ambrotypes, and two larger convex photographs. Mold covered the images due to moisture…

Murals of Tibet

Emory Libraries welcomed the Murals of Tibet into its special collections this year. The Murals of Tibet is the first publication of its kind, presenting some of the oldest surviving murals and spanning 1000 years of Tibetan Buddhist culture. In addition to its breathtaking content, the volume itself is a work of art. This extra-large…

Lynda.com transitioning to LinkedIn Learning Platform

This summer, our Lynda instance will transition to the LinkedIn Learning platform. LinkedIn has owned Lynda since 2015 and this transition will retire the Lynda brand, relaunching as LinkedIn Learning. The change should be seamless and will provide added benefits while delivering all of the existing Lynda content, with additional courses and improved functionality. The…

Congratulations to the Emory Libraries’ 2019 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award Recipients!

We are very pleased to announce that Ellie Coe, Hannah Fuller, and Jennifer Wang are this year’s recipients of the Emory Libraries’ Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award. The Atwood Award recognizes up to three Emory College undergraduates in all disciplines who use the Emory Libraries’ collections and research resources in their original papers, digital…

Alumni and the Library

As you prepare for graduation, you can count on many of the same great library services as alumni, which you’ve come to expect as a student.  As Emory alumni, you’ll always have access to the library.  You only need to update your record at the Woodruff Library Service Desk or the Health Sciences Center InfoDesk…

The New York Times digital: now available at the Emory Libraries!

Breaking news! We are excited to announce that the Emory Libraries will begin offering continuous access to the digital, browsable version of The New York Times to Emory students, faculty, and staff starting on May 1, 2019. Ready to start reading The New York Times online? Follow these instructions to create an account. The New…

Updating the Emory Libraries Conservation Lab

In 1990, the Emory Libraries Conservation Lab occupied a modest footprint of space. It was one-third the size of our current lab, which limited the treatment possibilities. Eight years later, construction of a larger lab expanded the overall space and the conservation work. After twenty years, our lab has been updated and refreshed again. Conservation…

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Woodruff Library on Emory’s Commencement Weekend 2019

Commencement Weekend at Emory University is such a busy time, with so many events going on, that it can get overwhelming for graduates and visitors alike. At the Emory Libraries, we recommend escaping to the Woodruff Library to refresh, regroup, and relax a bit before rejoining the crowds and the festivities. Here are the top…

End of Semester Survival Guide for Robert W. Woodruff Library

Quiet Study Areas There are several designated Quiet Study areas throughout the Robert W. Woodruff Library. Some of these areas include the Matheson Reading Room, accessible via the Level 3 bridge, and Level 4, 5, and 8. While these areas are unable to accommodate group study and conversation, we have many other spaces available for collaboration….

Court Levies Hefty Fine Against Publisher

In recent open access publishing news, a federal judge ordered “predatory” publisher OMICS and conference organizers iMedPub (both owned by Srinubabu Gedela) to pay fines totaling $50.1 million in a summary judgement that concludes a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In its press release about the lawsuit, the FTC charged that both…