Libraries reopening for fall with new access options for Emory patrons

The Emory Libraries have implemented several changes for the fall semester to create a safer research environment for Emory students, faculty and staff. During the summer, departments throughout the Libraries have been collaborating on the best way to offer services and materials to Emory students, faculty, and staff while following COVID-19 protocols. The library staff…

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Services

Welcome to the Emory Libraries! Whether you are just beginning your Emory journey or are coming back for a new semester, we are happy you are part of our Emory community and are here to help. Fall 2020 will be an unprecedented semester, and we know you likely have many questions. We’ll be keeping our…

What’s new in the discoverE Combined Tab? CDI!

On Sunday, August 9, 2020 we are looking forward to an upgrade from vendor Ex Libris to the central index that supplies articles and other content beyond Emory local collections to our discoverE “Combined Tab”. It’s called Central Discovery Index (CDI) and will have these improvements:   Lots more content Ex Libris combined the indexes…

Dear John Lewis and Dear CT Vivian

by Karen Garrabrant, senior acquisitions assistant In the wake of the passing of a pair of civil rights icons, John Lewis and C.T. Vivian, the Emory Libraries Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee invites you to share your thoughts about these men and the impact they have had on you. As news of the passing…

Emory community mourns passing of civil rights leader C.T. Vivian

Emory Libraries and the Emory community are mourning the passing on Friday (July 17) of Rev. C.T. Vivian, 95, a civil rights leader who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and spent his life speaking out for equality for African Americans. A Baptist minister, activist, and author, Vivian received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from…

WSJ Institutional Access

Beginning in July 2020, the Emory Libraries are offering a NEW Wall Street Journal (WSJ) digital access program to go along with our New York Times institutional subscription! With our new program, Emory students, faculty, and staff will have continuous access to the digital version of Wall Street Journal and its online content, including the…

Business Research Resources: Where to Turn When You are Not a GBS Business Student

Are you…  writing a business plan or preparing for a pitch? researching a company and its competitors for an interview or class project? curious about specific industries, such as markets, trends, and financial performance? looking for articles or books about enhancing your leadership skills or team effectiveness? identifying global business statistics, such as country indicators…

Statement on Systemic Racism and the Emory Libraries’ Commitment

To the Emory Community and our Friends, Supporters, and Patrons, The Emory Libraries staff shares in the pain and frustration felt by communities across the country from the ongoing racial injustice. We are angry, frustrated, and disheartened by the violent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks (Georgia), Breonna Taylor (Kentucky), George Floyd (Minnesota), Tony…

Woodruff graduate fellows improve websites, establish programs, empower students

Each academic year, Emory Libraries partners with the Laney Graduate School to sponsor the Woodruff Library fellowships that provide Emory graduate students with immersive and meaningful experiences. The fellows work in research and public engagement with Emory librarians; on digital projects with the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS); on archival and engagement projects with…

Queer Punks and Radicals: LGBTQ+ Pride Month

As June 2020 draws to a close, it may in retrospect become one of the most notorious LGBTQ+ Pride Months yet. Already jolted by a pandemic’s effects on community gatherings, the sobering groundswell of activism in response to race-based oppression and violence has layered additional complexity atop this purported celebration. The added contradiction of legal…

Celebrating Summer with the Libraries

We in the Emory Libraries have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure you have access to the academic books you need for your research, teaching, and learning. Now that summer has officially arrived, we want to ensure you have some treats to relax. To relax we are reading, listening or watching a…

What is Juneteenth and Why Didn’t I know About it Sooner?!

By Chaundria Campos, Library Specialist, Oxford College Library Growing up in Georgia as a black woman provided me with endless opportunities to better understand my culture. But somehow, I missed out on the chance to learn about and celebrate Juneteenth. Juneteenth or “Freedom Day” is celebrated on June 19th to recognize the day that emancipated…