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. …

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – Tuesday, March 21, 5:30-8:30 PM

Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the second 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 improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia and to empower new editors. The event will be held as…

Finding Black History: Umbra Search and Google Arts and Culture

Over the past 28 days, libraries and archives from the New York Public Library to the Digital Library of Georgia have showcased 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 fifty-six museums…

LITS welcomes applications for Graduate Student Fellowships

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 Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) is offering 7 fellowships for 2017-18 Deadline: Feb 17 by 4pm Emory Libraries Alice Walker Fellowship –  Guidelines Emory Libraries/ECDS Data Services Fellowship     Guidelines Emory Libraries/ECDS Digital…

Equipment available for loan at the Marian K. Heilbrun Music & Media Library

Do you need a camera for a project and your cellphone camera just won’t do? Don’t have a laptop but need one for that upcoming conference presentation? Where can you go on campus to find these items for a short term loan? Why, you go to the Marian K. Heilbrun Music & Media Library!  …

New year, new skills with Lynda

Last month, I was trying to analyze books we bought in a previous year from a specific vendor. To do so, I wanted to create a script that would take a data from a spreadsheet, send a query to the Library of Congress API, and then process the response. I had never done this. I…

Book Display of Emory’s Area Studies Faculty Publications

The International Area Studies librarians at Emory ‘s Woodruff Library, in collaboration with the Library’s Exhibit Team, have curated a special book display showcasing Emory faculty’s scholarly achievements in addressing global and cultural issues, as well as the challenges across different regions.  The Book Display is artistically exhibited in two alcoves near the entrance to…

Meet 2016-2017 Woodruff Fellow – Rebekah Ramsay

This is the final 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…

Meet 2016-2017 Woodruff Fellow – Erin Roark

This is the fifth 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…

Library Celebrates International Education Week – databases

Emory’s Woodruff Library is happy to celebrate International Education Week (Nov 14-18, 2016) Did you know that Emory Libraries has over 50 foreign language and/or international studies databases?  Chinese Academic Journals (CAJ) Japan Knowledge Bibliography of Asian Studies emorylib.info/databases   posted by Kim Collins on 11/18/2016