MAP IT series: Tracing The Arctic Regions lecture Jan 25th at 5:30pm, Jones Room

George Philip LeBourdais of Stanford University will deliver the first lecture of the MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas series on Monday, 25 January, at 5.30 PM in the Woodruff Library Jones Room.  He will discuss,  Tracing The Arctic Regions: Mapping Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Greenland The MAP IT series features six public lectures. See: https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/dmh/…

Welcome Back; Finding Syllabus Resources

Emory Libraries are pleased to welcome you back in 2016; 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…

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 5 through December 16. Although we…

What we are reading in the library

As the holiday season begins, hopefully you will find yourself with some downtime to restock your leisure reading collection. With that in mind the Woodruff Library’s public service folks shared their recent reads, which ranges from nonfiction to classic science fiction: Rob, our Data Librarian, enjoyed rereading the classic science fiction novel, Do Androids Dream…

Meet 2015-2016 Woodruff-ECDS Fellow Shunyuan Zhang

This is the second post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2015-2016 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the Woodruff Library, and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), the fellowships support advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by…

Meet 2015-2016 Woodruff-ECDS Fellow Joanna Mundy

This is the first post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2015-2016 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the Woodruff Library, and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), the fellowships support advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end…

Check out the Science Commons

The Science Commons occupies much of the second floor of the recently completed Sanford S. Atwood Chemistry Center addition.  Accentuated by the 4-story atrium, the newest incarnation of the chemistry library is an open space full of glass and light.  In the words of David Lynn, the out-going Chair of the Chemistry department, “this is…

Five Things We Love About Open Access

Happy Open Access Week 2015! Open Access Week is an annual global advocacy event to raise awareness about the benefits of Open Access (OA). Put simply, “open access” is the free, immediate, online access to scholarship and the right to reuse that scholarship as needed (Peter Suber, 2004). To honor the occasion, here…

Evidence at Emory Libraries

Some of us grew up hearing the story that people living in 1492 believed the earth was flat. 1492 was the year Christopher Columbus first “sailed the ocean blue.” On October 14 (2015), all Emory 1st year students will attend the Evidence Town Hall in WoodPEC, where two professors, Dr. James Morey of English and Dr. Eric Weeks of Physics,…

What rhymes with demystified? Library Simplified

It’s 3 a.m. You’re using the Woodruff Library computers, study spaces or resources like the library catalog, discoverE or one of the 600+ databases that we subscribe to. Or you are working on a research project that’s due next week (because of course YOU would never wait until the very last minute). And then you run into a…

Welcome EaglePrint!

In this digital age, academic life at Emory and most other universities still relies heavily on paper printing. EaglePrint was officially launched on June 1, 2015 as the next evolution of student printing at Emory. Compared to the previous years of the Student Printing service at Emory, EaglePrint is greatly simplified.  In previous years, there…