Finding Black History: Umbra Search and Google Arts and Culture

Every February, libraries and archives across the United States from the New York Public Library to the Digital Library of Georgia showcase African American history collections in celebration of Black History Month. We have identified several sites that will help you find these institutions and collections. Google Arts and Culture’s “Black History and Culture“  features African American history collections from seventy-four…

Announcing the 2019 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…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer five graduate fellowships for 2019-2020

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 five fellowships for 2019-2020. Deadline: February 25, 2019 by 4pm Data Services Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Digital Humanities Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Instruction and Engagement-Writing Center Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Mellon…

2019 Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Thursday, March 21st

Emory University Art and Feminism 2019 Editathon (http://emorylib.info/AFinfo)  Thursday, March 21, 2019, 5-8 pm, Woodruff Library 314 This event is open to the public. RSVP here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EmoryAF2019 For the fourth year in a row, Emory University Libraries will host a local event for the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Art + Feminism is a worldwide campaign to…

Emory Overleaf Pro+ Subscription Now Available!

We are happy to announce the launch of an institutional subscription to Overleaf Pro+, a collaborative online writing tool using LaTex, which is very popular in a number of science and social disciplines due to its ability to handle technical writing. Due to significant demand from existing users of the free and individual paid versions…

Love Data Week is February 11-15

It’s time to Love Data this February! Data users and producers around the world are sharing resources and stories on social media February 11-15 with the hashtag #lovedata19. Follow us @EmoryLibraries for daily features about working with data at Emory. Don’t miss these data-related events and workshops on campus this week: Conversations in Digital Accessibilities…

Guidestar: New Database for Non-Profit Research

The library has recently acquired a new database that is an excellent resource for conducting background research on non-profits for assignments, internships, practicums, and job searching. Guidestar provides information on millions of non-profits and has easy to use search functions. Library patrons can search for non-profits by state, zip code, number of employees, affiliation type,…

Studies in Sexualities Relaunch

The Library is pleased to be involved in the relaunch of Studies in Sexualities. Studies in Sexualities is a university wide, interdisciplinary program that helps bring together students and faculty from different parts of the university to meet and share their interests and research on sexuality. It has no one methodological or conceptual orientation. Instead,…

“‘Do I dare disturb the universe?’ The Environment and the Humanities”

The third exhibit in an ongoing series to highlight Emory Subject Librarians and Emory Libraries’ range of collections, “Do I dare disturb the universe?” The Environment and the Humanities, opened on Friday, January 18, 2019, in Woodruff Library’s entry level atrium. Inspired by global industrialization, emerging international environmental movements, resource crises, and climate change, mid-…

Library Funds Data Deposits

Do you have data to share from a published article? Does the journal’s recommended data repository charge a deposit fee? The Emory libraries can help cover the cost to deposit your data through our Research Data Distribution Fund. Any Emory University faculty, post-doc, research staff, or currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate student may apply. Applicants…

Get your Atlanta-Fulton Public Library card on January 30!

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

Research Data Management Workshop Series – Spring 2019

Are you collecting data for your research? Do you have questions about where to save your data, and how to wrangle all of your digital files? Are you curious about sharing data with other scholars? The Scholarly Communications Office is offering a 3-part series of Research Data Management workshops this Spring. Join us for sessions…