Andrew Sullins Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Andrew Sullins, Political Science major in the Class of 2018, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for his African American Studies 412W: War Crimes and Genocide, class paper, “Covert Killings: Civilian Casualties and the Use of Covert Drone Strikes in the War on…

Cloe Gentile Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Cloe Gentile, Music and Sociology double major in the Class of 2017, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for her Music Honors Thesis, “Larsen as a Lens: the Male Gaze and the Female Voice.” In her Research Strategy Essay, Cloe described how her…

Andrea Abbate Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Andrea Abbate, Sociology and English double major in the Class of 2017, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for her Sociology Honors Thesis, “Food Security vs. Food Sovereignty: A Qualitative Analysis of Food Justice Narratives and Activist Identities Among Community Gardeners…

Library student employees SUMMER READS

Students working in the Emory Libraries tend to be voracious readers. When they finally get a break from the academic year’s required reading, you’ll find some of them already have a list of books they’re looking forward to enjoying in the warm-weather months. Here’s a peek at what made it onto their summer reading lists:…

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 will always have access to the library.  You only need to update your record at the Library Service Desk, then you can continue to check…

Put a badge on it: incentives for data sharing and reproducibility

How do you encourage researchers to share the data underlying their publications? The journal Psychological Science introduced a digital badge system in 2014 to signify when authors make the data and related materials accompanying their articles openly available. Criteria to earn the Open Data badge include (1) sharing data via a publicly accessible repository with…

Circulating laptops available in Woodruff Library

The Music & Media Library has started to circulate a small collection of four MacBook and six Dell laptops for a circulating period of seven days.  This collection was created in response to requests from faculty, staff, and students, for whom the 3-hour circulating collection was not meeting their needs. Many of the faculty and staff use the computers…

Sciku Winner

In an effort to help promote the Atlanta Science Festival this year, the Emory Libraries collaborated with ASF to conduct a pair of science haiku (sciku) contests in the Science Commons’ book alcove. The first contest ended Friday, March 10th, and the winner was Julia Gensheimer, a chemistry major in the class of 2019. Three…

Armchair Space Travel

By Kristan Majors This week the 2017 Atlanta Science Festival launches here on campus with astronaut Captain Mark Kelly.  In recognition of this, Emory’s librarians have compiled a list of science fiction about space travel and other worlds. Emory faculty, students, and staff can check out any of the books from the Science Commons exhibit. …