Spanish Lit Class 385 in Woodruff Library

SPANISH LITERATURE CLASS IN WOODRUFF LIBRARY SPRING SEMESTER 2018 Fernando Valverde, a Visiting Instructor in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, is teaching a class using the Spanish language literature collection found on the 5th floor of Robert W. Woodruff Library.     The class spends one session each week working in the book stacks and students…

New Collections Update (Politics, History, Gender, Sociology, and more!)

Emory University’s Woodruff Library has been able to purchase, with general allocations and endowed funds, a number of new important primary source collections to assist in research and teaching across disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences. News Policy and Politics Magazine Archive is notable for its archive of Newsweek from 1933-2012. Women’s Magazine Archive…

Love Data Week 2018

Emory Libraries is celebrating the importance of data during Love Data Week, February 12-16, 2018! Follow the conversation with data users around the world on social media with the hashtag #lovedata18. Each day of the week @EmoryLibraries will highlight resources for working with data at Emory. Look for us around campus sharing information and event…

HathiTrust Workshop

On November 3, 2017, Emory Libraries hosted the HathiTrust Research Center Digging Deeper, Reaching Further workshop. Thirty-four librarians from across the southeast attended this train-the-trainer workshop on text mining. The workshop covered text analysis, distant reading, and non-consumptive research in five interactive modules taught over the course of six hours. The HTRC workshop focused on…

Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering five graduate fellowships for 2018-19

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partner entities 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 2018-19 Deadline: February 9, 2018 by 4pm Data Services Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Digital Humanities Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Outreach and Education Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Rose Library…

ETD Copyright and Submission Workshops – Spring 2018

Are you about to defend your prospectus and start researching your dissertation? Are you in the middle of writing that honors thesis? Are you gearing up to submit your masters thesis this semester? The Scholarly Communications Office is ready to help! We are offering three workshops this spring for any student writing or finishing up…

Get your Atlanta Fulton Public Library Card February 7!

Now that Emory is 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…

HathiTrust Reaches 16 Million Volumes & Emory’s Most Popular Contributions

HathiTrust Digital Library deposited its 16th million volume, Osborne’s London and Birmingham Railway guide. Illustrated, on December 7, 2017. This marked a nine-year effort on behalf of research institutions and libraries including Emory who joined the partnership in 2010. Well done HathiTrust, Emory, and fellow HathiTrust partners! Most Popular HathiTrust Books from Emory for 2017 Usage…

You Spoke-We Listened Continues: Streaming Video

The You Spoke/We Listened campaign continues in January with a focus on Emory’s streaming video options. One of the themes that emerged from our survey was a desire for “more films available for online streaming.” Currently, the library provides access to over 25,000 streaming videos, most of which are searchable in discoverE. They include a…

Librarians Can Help Improve Student Research Skills

Are your students’ research skills up to snuff? Do their citations measure up? If you feel your students’ research skills could use an upgrade, the Library can help! The librarians at Woodruff provide a variety of instructional services  for your classes that can sharpen your students’ information literacy abilities and practices.   We can create research guides for your classes…

Meet 2017-18 Woodruff Fellow – Jonathan Coulis

This is the final 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…

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…