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…

Options for Emory students who no longer have their textbooks

Dear Emory faculty and students, The rapidly changing environment with COVID-19 has meant that some of our students have found themselves without their textbooks and course materials as Emory transitions to remote teaching and learning.  Below are options for faculty and students to access textbooks and other learning materials needed to successfully complete the semester….

New Database for Philosophy

Emory Library has recently acquired full access to the Philosophy Documentation Center’s journal holdings. The PDC is a small, non-profit publisher specializing in philosophy journals, conference proceedings, and professional society publications; roughly two-thirds of their titles are exclusive. A selection of their titles now available to the Emory community includes: Arendt Studies Augustinian Studies Chiasmi…

Celebrate Black History Month with Archival Databases

by Erica Bruchko, US history and African American Studies librarian The Emory Libraries subscribe to a number of historical databases that document the history of African Americans in the United States. One such resource is Proquest’s History Vault and the sub-collections contained therein. In Black Freedom Struggle of the 20th Century: Organizational Records and Personal…

Join us for Library Day!

Visit the Woodruff Library today for Library Day! The Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors are hosting a party! Play VR games, have a cupcake, make buttons, and maybe you’ll even earn a prize! It’s today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. See you here soon!

Stop by Library Day on 2/27

The Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors (ELSA), in partnership with the Emory Libraries and SGA, is excited to host a Library Day event at the Woodruff Library on February 27th. The event runs from 11am-2pm. Stop by to try out virtual reality simulations, make buttons, take a tour of the production studios on the first floor,…

Bed sheets, boot laces, coffee, floor wax, and toilet paper: Incarcerated artists’ books exhibition poses unusual conservation challenges

Voices From the Other Side is a student-curated exhibition of artists’ books and writings from Rose Library’s Phillips State Prison Book Project Records on view now on Level 1 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. Many of these artists’ books were created by students in Bill Taft’s creative non-fiction classes, taught under the auspices of…

Get a Fulton County Public Library card (or renew) on March 4!

Ever since Emory became part of the city of Atlanta, all Emory University students, faculty and staff* are eligible to get a Fulton Public Library System (FPLS) card. And we are making it easy for you to do that right here on campus by partnering with FPLS. Get your card at the Pop-up Public Library…

Celebrate Black History Month with E-books

In honor of Black History Month, the Woodruff Library has compiled a small selection of recommended books and e-book collections for you to explore. Take some time to re-read a classic or find a new author to try! OverDrive – Collection of e-books and audio books. To find works by and about African Americans go…

Celebrate Black History Month by Exploring Black Newspapers

As filmmaker Stanley Nelson noted, “from the publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827, the pioneering men and women of the black press have given voice to stories and events that otherwise would have gone undocumented” (The Black Press: Soldiers without Swords). Find these stories—from the Freedom’s Journal to the Chicago Defender— in Emory’s…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer seven graduate fellowships for 2020-2021

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partners offer fellowships to advanced graduate students. (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html). Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering seven fellowships for 2020-2021. Deadline: February 24, 2020 by 4pm Anne and Bill Newton Fellowship Black Women Writers and Intellectuals Fellowship Data Services Graduate Fellowship Digital Humanities Graduate Fellowship Instruction…

2020 Women of Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Emory, 2/25/2020 from 6-8pm

Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the 5th year in a row, Emory University Libraries and Teaching and Learning Technologies will host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to improve coverage of women on Wikipedia and to empower new editors. According to Women in Red (WiR),  as of 10 February 2020, only 18.25% of English Wikipedia’s biographies were…