Meet 2014-2015 Woodruff Fellow – Stephanie Rodgers

This is the third 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…

Social Sciences Research Methods Cases Trial

As a means to continue supporting the quantitative methods curriculum in the social sciences (and other areas, such as public health), Woodruff Library has begun a trial of the Sage Research Methods Online Cases module (http://srmo.sagepub.com/cases). What is SAGE Research Methods Cases? SAGE Research Methods Cases is a unique collection of hundreds of case studies for…

Chatting Open Access with Jesse Karlsberg

As part of Open Access Week 2014: Generation Open, we interviewed Jesse P. Karlsberg to discuss Open Access from a graduate student’s perspective. Jesse is a George W. Woodruff Fellow and doctoral candidate in Emory’s Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts. He is the managing editor of Southern Spaces and is editor of Original Sacred Harp: Centennial…

Meet 2014-2015 Woodruff Fellow – Ariel Svarch

This is the second 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…

Call for Applications: Emory Open Education Initiative 2015-2016

Emory faculty and instructors eager to expand their use of open educational resources (OERs) in support of student learning can apply for funding to make it happen. The Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) and the Scholarly Communications Office, seek applicants for the Emory Open Education Initiative (EOEI) 2015-2016 Cohort. Participants in EOEI will receive…

Meet 2014-2015 Woodruff Fellow – Stephanie Dean

This is the first 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…

The Films of Lenny Abrahamson

By Robert Weisblatt This month, the Marian K. Heilbrun Music and Media Library added to the collection three films from Irish filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson. Adam and Paul (2004), Garage (2007), and What Richard Did (2012) are films of poignant beauty and sharp wit that capture a very modern and introspective view of Irish culture. Lenny…

Emory Libraries new Course Reserves application

This past May, Emory Libraries launched Course Reserves, a new tool for Library patrons (staff, faculty and students) to access course materials identified by faculty for their classes. Physical materials (books, videos, music, etc.) are kept on reserve in various Emory Libraries, and electronic materials are available through Course Reserves.  Course Reserves is replacing an…

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…

Digital Loeb Classical Library

We are excited to announce a 60-day free trial of the digital Loeb Classical Library. This trial began on September 17 and will end on November 17, 2014. Since 1912, the iconic Loeb Classical Library volumes have been enjoyed by students, scholars, and others else interested in ancient Greek and Roman writings. The books in…

Understanding Archives: Fall Brownbag on 9/24 at noon

Understanding Archives: Fall Brownbag Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:00-1:15 LOCATION: Candler Library, Room 119  Bring your lunch and join the discussion about doing archival research!  In a moderated panel, Cecily Boles and Catherine Barth will detail their experiences doing research in archives during the summer of 2014. They will examine the similarities and differences of…

Using the Unique: Archives Research Program – apply by 9/28

The Archives Research Program is offering graduate research training in archives and special collections this fall break, with applications due by September 28th Using the Unique is an intensive, two-day research training program intended for Humanities and Social Science graduate students. Over the course of two days, it will train students to understand the processing,…