Reflections on OpenCon 2017

This post was written by Jessica Coates, the recipient of the Emory LIbraries’ OpenCon 2017 Travel Scholarship. Excitement filled the air as we all scurried off to work on individual initiatives for the “Do-A-Thon”. It was the last day of OpenCon 2017. The words ‘It doesn’t end today, it starts’ were displayed on the projector…

Making art from computer waste

Jack Scott, an IT Desktop Consultant for Emory’s Libraries and Information Technology(LITS),  has a unique skill for creating art using old computer parts.  While some people see piles of dusty junk, Jack sees an opportunity to create something interesting. As a high school student, Jack had interests in construction, then graduated from Emory with a…

Meet 2017-2018 Woodruff Fellow – Matt Graci

This is the third post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2017-2018 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) awards fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations…

Equipment for loan at the Music and Media Library

Do you need a camera for a project and your cellphone camera just won’t do? Don’t have a laptop but need one for that upcoming conference presentation? Where can you go on campus to find these items for a short term loan? Why, you go to the Marian K. Heilbrun Music & Media Library! Located…

Meet 2017-2018 Woodruff Fellow – Lily Levy

This is the second post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2017-2018 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School School, the Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) awards fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their…

Holiday Reading: 2018 books to film adaptations in print, ebooks, and audio book formats

As the holiday season begins, hopefully,  you will find yourself with some downtime to turn to leisure reading. With that in mind, here are some 2018 books to film adaptations; read them so you can compare when the film comes out. VanderMeer, Jeff. Annihilation. First ed. VanderMeer, Jeff. Southern Reach Trilogy ; Bk. 1. New York: Farrar, Straus and…

Meet 2017-2018 Woodruff Fellow – Grace Park

This is the first post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2017-2018 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…

Horror Haiku Contest Winners!

The Horror Haiku Contest for undergraduates, co-sponsored by the Emory Integrity Project and the Robert W. Woodruff Library, was held on Halloween at both the Farmer’s Market and the Library. We are excited to announce – and publish – the winning entries of the nearly 100 that were submitted.  The contest was inspired by the…

Data-Planet–Massive Data Repository Trial

Emory is currently in the midst of a trial with a well-known data resource, Data Planet Data-Planet Statistical Datasets is a web-based research solutions tool that provides fast and easy access to data from licensed and public domain datasets within an easy-to-use interface. With this dynamic tool, you can scan the contents of the collection,…