Browse the Library Virtually

Have you tried the new Virtual Browse function in discoverE? One of a number of upgrades announced in November, Virtual Browse lets you see the items on the shelf near the item you choose. Give it a try! You can learn how to use the tool in our new instructional video:

B-SIDE Modernism – January 23 + 24

Join us January 23 + 24, 2015 for the B-SIDE Modernism Conference in the Jones Room, Woodruff Library (10am-6pm) For a detailed schedule, click here: http://nonsite.org/events The last 50 years of literary scholarship on modernism have resulted in some vital realignments of the canon, expanding and challenging earlier visions of what modernism is and isn’t. …

Welcome Back; Finding Syllabus Resources

Emory Libraries are pleased to welcome you back in 2015; we hope to help you be productive and successful this spring semester.If you are looking for materials from your course syllabi, below are some tips for finding them. Remember you can also search for answers in the libraries FAQ (Ask a Librarian) section or use…

Improving Student Research Skills

Are your students’ research skills up to snuff? Do their citations measure up? If you feel a certain amount of trepidation every time you have to grade a research project or paper, 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…

Accessing a database? Emory NetID required after Jan 12

Next time you access a library research database on-campus, you’ll be prompted to enter your Emory NetID and password, just as you currently are prompted to do so off-campus.This aligns the library’s authentication system for accessing e-books, e-journals, databases with the same system used to access other Emory resources, such as OPUS and Blackboard. What…

Classes and Exams are OVER; now you can read for fun!

Check out Emory Libraries’ popular reading collections, films, and music in discoverE, The library collects bestsellers and award winners in many languages, so there should be something for everyone,  including the kids. New discoverE enhancements include a popular reading collection facet and virtual browsing. We hope this helps you find the perfect book to read…

Featured Database: Projekt Dyabola

Projekt Dyabola is a repository of multiple databases that indexes books, journals, collected essays, and book reviews dealing with Classics, art history, archaeology, and other fields related to the ancient Mediterranean. It covers Greek, Roman, Cretan-Mycenean, Etruscan, Egyptian, and early Christian and Byzantine history, art, culture, and religion. The premier database within this repository is…

“You Filled My Cup”

“You filled my cup” is one of the many comments Woodruff Library staff heard from the students who attended the Pet Therapy Study Break at the library on Friday December 5. While library staff did indeed fill many cups — i.e. water bowls — the ones who REALLY provided the “cup-filling” were the wonderful dogs…

Featured Database: L’Année Philologique

L’Année philologique on the Internet is a database that collects bibliographic records covering the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. This is a helpful resource for anyone studying the literature, languages, histories, cultures, or religions of classical antiquity. L’Année philologique is not a full-text database, but rather an index. This means that it helps researchers…

Woodruff Library visitor hours restricted for student exams

As the semester winds to a close, the Robert W. Woodruff Library is a busy place, filled with students working on papers and studying for their final exams. If you’re a frequent visitor to the library, you may be surprised to learn that visitor hours are restricted from December 1 through December 17. Although we…

Proquest Historical Newspapers: The Atlanta Constitution, 1868-1984

The Robert W. Woodruff Library is pleased to announce expanded digital coverage of the Atlanta Constitution Historical. Nearly 40 years of reporting have been added to the Proquest Historical Newspapers database, which now extends through 1984. This is the first time that Civil Rights-era back files of the flagship newspaper have been made available to researchers…

Birds of North America: Help for Birders & Citizen Scientists

As Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count and Cornell’s Great Backyard Bird Count are nearing, Emory Libraries has a tool to help you identify birds by sight and sound. The university-wide subscription to the Birds of North America (BNA) Online is the most comprehensive reference on breeding birds and their life histories.  BNA Online is regularly updating…