Meet our 2018-2019  Fellow – Andrew Zonderman

This fall LITS welcomes five fabulous 2018-2019 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows.  We hope this blog series of interviews will help you get to know them better.  Funded by the Laney Graduate School, Emory Libraries and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by…

Meet our 2018-2019  Fellow – Joshua Fjelstul

This fall LITS welcomes five fabulous 2018-2019 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows.  We hope this blog series of interviews will help you get to know them better.  Funded by the Laney Graduate School, Emory Libraries and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by…

Meet our 2018-2019 Fellow – Andrew Kingston

This fall LITS welcomes five fabulous 2018-2019 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows.  We hope this blog series of interviews will help you get to know them better.  Funded by the Laney Graduate School, Emory Libraries and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations…

Love the Libraries? Give thanks to Emory Libraries donors this Thursday

EmoryThanks is Thursday, Nov. 8, at stations all over the Emory campus! It’s a chance for students, faculty, and staff to write a thank-you note to Emory donors. Come to the front of the Woodruff Library on Nov. 8 between 10 am and 2 pm (inside the lobby if it’s raining) to thank an Emory…

Need Expert Social Science Literature Reviews? Check out Routledge Handbooks Online!

Woodruff Library currently has access online to over 900 Routledge Handbooks, which span subjects as wide ranging from auto-ethnography to election news coverage to linguistics! These handbooks are composed of numerous expertly-written articles, with excellent bibliographies! Titles are also all available in DiscoverE. If there is a title to which we do not have access…

New databases: East India Company

The Woodruff Library at Emory University has purchased several new databases in recent months that will greatly enhance student and faculty research and classroom teaching and learning. Today, we’ll profile one of them, called the East India Company. The East India Company provides an array of documents to Emory faculty, students, and staff previously accessible…

Beyond the Article: Opening Access to Data

Opening up journal articles to a wider readership is an important step to make academic research more accessible and equitable. But when researchers are seeking information beyond the article, what does that look like? How do you access the research data referenced in the open article? Several funders and journals support broader access to research…

Emory’s Affordable Textbooks and Teaching Materials Initiative

The theme for Open Access Week 2018 is “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge.” As we continue to push the scholarly ecosystem to a more default-open structure, how are we ensuring that this new structure is inclusive and equitable for the full global community? Student access to course materials is one larger area of inequity…

Eight Good Reasons Why Emory Faculty Authors Should Use OpenEmory

Note: This post originally published on this blog on October 6, 2016 . It has been updated to reflect new information. The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week  (October 22–28) is Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge. In celebration, we’re highlighting OpenEmory, an open access digital repository of scholarly works by members of the…

Open Access Week 2018 – Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

International Open Access Week 2018’s Theme poses the question, “Is Open Access truly open?” Emory’s new strategic framework, “One Emory: Engaged for Impact,” challenges the university to find new ways to “unleash Emory and Atlanta’s shared future to mobilize change for the world.” Both, in tandem, invite us to consider global impact and equality as…

The Great American Read

Over the past few weeks, public television network Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has been showing its eight-part series The Great American Read. In its first episode, the network revealed its list of 100 most-loved novels chosen by a public survey. With the list announcement out of the way, the show’s following episodes focus on the…

Open Access – An Overview

By: Jessica Coates, Doctoral Candidate for Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Could you imagine spending five plus years working on a project to no longer being able to access or see your published work? Unfortunately, this was a reality for several of the Open Con 2017 attendees as we shared what brought us to Berlin last…