Featured Database: EasyBib Pro

by Alain St. Pierre Welcome to Featured 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…

Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award Winners – 2016

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award (URA) winners have been selected by our panel of judges. Prizes will be awarded to the following students: Hannah Conway —“Behind the Lens of the Civil Rights Movement: The Power of Photography to Both Reveal and Conceal″ Faculty sponsor: Carol Anderson Samantha Keng —“Model…

Library White Board Art by Procrastinating Student(s)

Library White Board Art by Procrastinating Student(s)     “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married (www.goodreads.com)   “You may delay, but time will not.” ― Benjamin Franklin (www.goodreads.com)           “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”…

Using the Unique: Archives Research Program, Apply by 5/2

In mid-May, the Using the Unique Archives Research Program will be offering a workshop that trains graduate students in how to use archives and special collections. Applications are due Monday, May 2nd, 2016. Using the Unique is an intensive, two-day archives research training program that is intended for Humanities and Social Sciences graduate students. During the program, students will learn about the processing,…

132K E-Books Now Accessible via DiscoverE

Emory Libraries just added over 130,000 ebooks for patrons to access via DiscoverE.  These titles are part of Academic Complete, a large ever-growing collection from EBrary/Proquest, purchased (as a subscription) by the GALILEO consortium. The collection is interdisciplinary and covers numerous publishers and subject areas, including history, the social sciences, medicine, and science and technology….

MAP IT series: Mapping the Commercial Gallery System in Nineteenth-Century London

Pamela Fletcher, (Ph.D.) Professor of Art History at Bowdoin University and CAA Reviews Editor for the Digital Humanities and Art History, will deliver the fourth lecture in the of the MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas series on Monday, 28 March, at 5.30 PM in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room, level 3. Her research…

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…