Meet 2016-2017 Woodruff Fellow – Chris Brown

This is the first post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2016-2017 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 dissertations…

Managing Your Rights to Openly Share Your Research

So far, in our Open Access Week blog series, we’ve discussed what “open access” is and how it can increase your scholarly impact, and you might be ready to have us deposit all your articles into OpenEmory . Today, we’ll switch gears and focus on your legal rights as an author and how managing those…

Publishing the Open Access Way: Increase Your Impact!

If you’ve been following our Open Access Week blog series, you now have an overview of Open Access at Emory and why faculty should use OpenEmory, Emory’s open access repository of faculty scholarship. Do you wonder how you might get started publishing your scholarship open access? Today, we’ll explore how to identify and evaluate open…

Eight Good Reasons Why Emory Faculty Authors Should Use OpenEmory

The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week  (October 24–30) is Open in Action. As part of our contribution to this celebration, the Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) is posting weekly blogs that showcase the achievements, benefits, and power of Open Access at Emory. This week we’re highlighting OpenEmory, an open access digital repository of scholarly…

Open Access at Emory

Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder. –Peter Suber, from A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access The open access movement has grown and flourished as the internet has provided…

OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHIES ONLINE

The Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) is an excellent place to begin your research, or to check for important sources (books, articles, book chapters) that you might have missed.  With collections of annotated resources compiled by panels of scholarly experts, each bibliography is is selective rather than comprehensive and offers a pared-down list of the best reads…

OpenCon 2016 Scholarship Deadline 9/1/16 – Apply now!

  OpenCon 2016 Travel Scholarship Call for Applications The Emory Scholarly Communications Office is pleased to announce a travel scholarship for OpenCon 2016 (http://www.opencon2016.org). OpenCon 2016, organized by the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and a committee of student and early career researcher organizations from around the world,…

Summer Vacation Reading

What’s better than reading some popular reading material while on vacation in the summer?  Why it’s reading or listening to an e-book or audio book from Emory’s Overdrive collection and not having to worry about getting it back on time.  Check out some of the notable titles from the past year; Cynthia Sweeney’s The Nest,…

Thank you 2015-2016 Library/ECDS Fellows!

As the 2015-2016 Woodruff Library/ ECDS, Alice Walker and Beck Center Graduate Fellowship year is drawing to a close, we would like to thank our library fellows for their hard work this year. They built databases, created physical and digital exhibits, and served as research and teaching partners within and outside of the library. Emory…

Featured Database: African American Oral History Collection, The HistoryMakers Digital Archive

Welcome to Featured Databases! This blog series from the Robert W. Woodruff Library is intended to give you a brief introduction to databases that you may not know and to provide you with some tips to get you started. To explore all of our databases, please visit Emory Library’s databases page. Featured database: The HistoryMakers Digital Archive Find…

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…

Moving In: Library Service Center

The library is currently moving collections from the Storage Facility at 1762 Clifton to the new Library Service Center   The move is expected to continue through mid-summer 2016, with Rose Library collections moving first, followed by the rest of the collections in order of use and accession, newest to oldest. Library Users may continue to…