Academy of Motion Pictures Archives Panel, March 29, 1 p.m., Rose Library

On Tuesday, March 29th at 1:00 pm, archivists from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ (AMPAS) Margaret Herrick Library, Academy Film Archive and Oral History Projects Division will present “Documenting the Movies,” a panel on conducting research in film and film-related archives. Presenters will discuss their efforts to preserve and share the Academy’s manuscript, film and oral history collections, and…

MAP IT series: historical geographic information systems (HGIS)

S Wright Kennedy, a doctoral candidate in the History Department at Rice University, will deliver the fourth lecture in the of the MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas series on Tuesday, 1 March,  at 5.30 PM in the Jones Room, Woodruff Library.  This presentation discusses the opportunities and limitations of the emerging historical geographic…

Dissertation/Prospectus Writing Boot Camps

In the academic year 2015-2016, we have planned a total of six Dissertation/Prospectus Writing Boot Camps, including both two-day and one-day boot camps evenly spread throughout the year. Each full day session runs for eight hours with regular breaks. With the generous support from the Laney Graduate School, the Woodruff Library, and the Emory Writing…

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – Feb 26, 12-4PM

We are pleased to announce that Emory University will be a host site for the “2016 Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon.” Art + Feminism is a campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia and to encourage female editorship. At our Emory event, we will focus on developing Wikipedia pages for local…

MAP IT series: Seeing Sound: Mapping Florentine Soundscapes, 2/15 in White Hall 111

Niall Atkinson (University of Chicago) will deliver the third lecture of the MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas series on Monday, 15 February, at 5.30 PM in the White Hall 111.  (**please note this new location**) He will discuss Seeing Sound: Mapping Florentine Soundscapes, a DH project that focuses on Renaissance Florence, taking inspiration…

Open Data Information Fair – Rollins Café Feb 11 **Canceled**

**The Open Data Information Fair on Feb 11 has been canceled due to illness. Check back for a rescheduled date later in Spring 2016.** As part of Love Your Data week (#LYD16), librarians and informationists from Emory Libraries will be at the Rollins School of Public Health Café this Thursday, February 11, from 11 a.m….

Diving into Open: An Emory graduate student’s reflections on OpenCon 2015

    In Fall 2015, the Library’s Scholarly Communications Office  sponsored a scholarship to send one outstanding Emory graduate student to attend OpenCon 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. OpenCon 2015 is the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data.  Scholarship applicants were evaluated by a panel of Emory…

Ancient Egyptian Art Reference book by Carlos Curator Wins PROSE Award

Hartwig, Melinda K. A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art. 2015. Congratulations to the Michael C. Carlos Museum curator, Melinda Hartwig, whose 2015 reference title,  A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art, won the PROSE award in the category of Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Science. A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art is a first-of-a-kind reference work…

Browse and Read Your Favorite Academic Journals via the Browzine Web and App

  You may already be aware of the BrowZine app for iPads and Android tablets (now with a web version) that lets you browse, read, and monitor current academic journals in your subject areas.  If you want to use BrowZine, you can download it to your iPad via the appstore or Android device by following…

“Love Your Data” with Emory Libraries, Feb 8-12

Got data? Emory Libraries invites you to join us as we celebrate one of our university’s most important scholarly outputs: research data. During the week of February 8-12, 2016, we will participate in a national conversation on Twitter (#LYD16) highlighting effective ways to “Love Your Data.” Tune in as we share daily tips and tricks…

New Databases: The State (Columbia, South Carolina), 1891 – 1997

Welcome to New 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 State (Columbia,…