Productivity Tools Workshop Nov. 7

Do you have trouble staying organized? Ever wish you had a way to be more effective when you write papers or work on other projects? Register now for the Productivity Tools workshop to learn about new tools and techniques to help you stay on top of your game. We will meet at 2:30 in the…

Open Access Week – Emory Graduate Student Panel

Please join the libraries of Emory University this afternoon at 3:30pm for their Emory graduate student panel on Open Access. The panel will address the practical considerations of publishing in open access while in graduate school. The discussion will cover the benefits of retaining copyright early in your career, resources and opportunities available to Emory…

Open Data: Deposit Experience of an Emory Researcher

By Jennifer Doty, Data Management Specialist, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship With Open Access Week 2013 well under way, we turn our attention to the related issue of “open data”–specifically the policies and procedures emerging in the research and publishing realms to make data underlying journal articles more readily available and accessible for future researchers….

Open Access Week – Emory Faculty Panel Today

Please join the libraries of Emory University this afternoon at 12pm for an Emory faculty panel discussion about the impact of open access publishing on scholarly communication. The panelists will focus their discussion on personal experiences with Open Access publishing and its impact from the perspective of both scholarly authors and journals editors.   Moderated…

Social Science Fall Newsletter Now Available!

The October 2013 issue of Information for Social Scientists (ISS) is now available at http://guides.main.library.emory.edu/IFSS_October2013    ISS is the General Libraries/LITS e-only newsletter that highlights information issues, resources, and services of interest to Emory social scientists, particularly graduate students and faculty.  The theme of this  issue is “NEW”: new university librarian, new website, new services,…

Open Access Week 2013 Emory events (Oct. 21-27)

Open Access Week, October 21-27, is a global event in its sixth year which seeks to promote open access for scholarship and research, and the theme this year is “Redefining Impact.” To mark the occasion, the libraries of Emory University are hosting several events to raise awareness of open access in the Emory community. All…

Library’s PACE Assignment

This fall, the Outreach and Education Team partnered with the Pre-major Advising Connections at Emory (PACE) program to introduce freshmen to library resources and services. Freshmen were given an assignment that consisted of three tasks that included: Finding a New York Times article from the day that they were born Finding an article in the…

Read The New York Times on the Web with Academic Pass

With The New York Times Academic Pass, Emory faculty, students, and staff receive a 24 hour pass that allows them to read unlimited articles free of charge in the Web version of The New York Times. ***See below for other ways to view current and historical NYTimes articles. First-time Users of Academic Pass: Click on…

Library Welcomes Freshman Class with Pizza

Monday, August 26th the Library welcomed freshman and their PACE groups to tour the Woodruff Library and have some pizza.  Scroll through the images to see the fun.  Check out the new library website to help remember all your tour guide told you.  

A Beautifully Illustrated Book in the Seydel Collection

A remarkable and unique work from MARBL‘s Paul Bernard Seydel Memorial Collection of works relating to Belgium is Théâtre, a collection of plays by the Belgian writer Maurice Maeterlinck. The three volume set was published in Brussels in 1901-1902 in an edition of 110 copies. While it’s an attractive publication there was nothing particularly special…

Poetry as Conversation: Recent Additions to the Anthony Hecht Papers

In honor of National Poetry Month, we are proud to highlight recent acquisitions of personal papers, books, and artwork given to MARBL by Helen Hecht, wife of the late Poet Laureate of the United States, Anthony Hecht. Art is not created in a vacuum.  This is especially true for poetry, which, I would argue, more…

Keep on Truckin’: The Raymond Danowski and John Martin Collection of R. Crumb Material

Keep On Truckin’ Poster, R. Crumb, 1967   Share Related Story: MARBL Stories: Raymond Danowski Related Links:  R. Crumb Finding Aid The Raymond Danowski Poetry Library  Join the discussion The Raymond Danowski and John Martin collection of R. Crumb material is a new addition to the manuscripts at MARBL and has recently been fully processed….