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…

New discoverE features forthcoming, Nov 28-30

  The Emory libraries will update discoverE over the Thanksgiving break. The update will start at 5 p.m. Friday, November 28 and finish Sunday, November 30.  Enhancements and improvements to discoverE include: Permalinks: The Permalink option under an item’s Action menu provides a permanent URL for an item. Citation: The Citation link under an item’s…

Meet ROOM 213 – the library’s new presentation practice and video/audio conferencing space

A former library conference room has been converted into a student space that provides highly sought-after presentation practice and video conferencing services. Located on level 2 of the Woodruff Library Learning Commons, room 213 can be reserved online and used to practice presentations while watching live video feed and to record them for later review…

Meet 2014-2015 Woodruff Fellow – Jennifer Schaefer

This is the final post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2014-2015 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School School, the Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) awards fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their…

Meet 2014-2015 Woodruff Fellow – Brandon Wason

This is the fourth in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2014-2015 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School School, the Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) awards fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations…

Read The New York Times online with Academic Pass

With an Academic Pass to The New York Times, Emory faculty, students, and staff receive 24 hours of free access to the online version of The New York Times. To obtain your first Academic Pass: Go to NYTimes.com Academic Pass. Enter your Emory University email address. Create a new password (do not use your Emory…