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,…

Woodruff Library Open House for International Undergraduates!

Join us at the Woodruff Library on Friday August 29 from 2-4 p.m. in the Jones Room on Level 3 for an Open House for International Undergraduate students. We will have international desserts AND you can participate in a scavenger hunt to win prizes. The scavenger hunt will help you learn about some of the…

New exhibit: “Library Almanac 2014: A Guide to the Library and its Curiosities”

Just as farmers consult almanacs for information about the weather and guides to planting crops, members of the Emory community and new students will have an “almanac” to consult for information about the library and guides to using its collections and services. “Library Almanac 2014: A Guide to the Library and its Curiosities,” is an…

Call for Applications: OpenCon 2014 Travel Scholarship

Are you an Emory University student or early career researcher interested in Open Access, Open Data, and/or Open Education? If so, the Emory Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) has a scholarship opportunity for you! SCO is providing a travel scholarship to this year’s OpenCon 2014, a conference organized by the Right to Research Coalition at SPARC…

Woodruff Library Book Sale, September 2 and 3

Please join Emory University’s Woodruff Library for a small book sale Tuesday and Wednesday, September 2 and 3, 2014 in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library, from 10am-5pm.  Most books will be priced at 50 cents for paperbacks and $1.00 for hardbacks (cash only).  An assortment of disciplines will be available, including a good…

Readux digitization repository now live

Readux, our online viewer for the Large Scale Digitization repository, has gone live! The new site, which you can visit now at readux.library.emory.edu, gives you direct access to many items digitized as collections of scholarly interest from our libraries. These items, while long available individually through discoverE, are now viewable as collections in themselves. From…

Browzine Trial Redux

BrowZine is an app that works with iPads and Android tablets (support for iPhone and Android phones is coming soon).  You can use it to easily find and read library-subscribed online journals in your area of interest.  You can send citation information to Zotero or Mendeley, download articles and read them in the app or route…