Announcing the Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award

The Woodruff Library is again sponsoring an award for undergraduate research. A panel of faculty and librarians will award up to three prizes of $500 each to those undergraduate students who 1) make extensive use of the Woodruff Library’s collections and research resources in their original scholarship; and 2) show evidence of critical analysis in…

Umbrellas Now Available for Loan at the Library Service Desk

If you’ve ever been working or studying at Woodruff during a rain storm, you know the dilemma of not having an umbrella close at hand.  As the rain pours down, your mind is filled with questions.  How long will the rain continue to fall?  Can I make it to class or the parking deck without getting…

Feb 9: ARP’s Teaching with Archives

Join us for “Teaching with Archives” with Donna Troka on Monday, Feb.  9th from 4-5:30pm in the Jones Room.   Refreshments will be served.  The “Understanding Archives” Speaker Series is sponsored by the Archives Research Program and is intended to touch on various topics related to working in archives and special collections libraries. The theme…

ETD Copyright & Submission Workshops for Spring 2015

Are you about to defend your prospectus and start researching your dissertation? Are you in the middle of writing that honors thesis? Are you gearing up to submit your masters thesis this semester? The Scholarly Communications Office is ready to help! We are offering three workshops this spring for any student writing or finishing up…

Massive DVD-LEND Expansion Project Completed

  Game of Thrones Season 3 and Omkara, two films available through our DVD-LEND program. The Heilbrun Music and Media Library recently completed a massive project over the winter break to convert nearly 5,000 additional titles to DVD-LEND. Now over 13,000 DVDs–more than half of the total DVD collection–are DVD-LEND. James Steffen, the Film and…

LITS welcomes applications for Graduate Student Fellowships

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partner entities offer fellowships to advanced graduate students.  (see all fellowships here)   Emory Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) is offering 7 fellowships for 2015-2016. Five Woodruff/ECDS Graduate Fellowships (available to any full time students in a doctoral program in candidacy at the time of application) Woodruff…

Statista–Statistics at Your Fingertips

Statista aggregates statistical data on over 600 international industries from more than 18,000 sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases. Also provides statistical reports, analyses, etc on specific subject areas and industries.  Much of the aggregate data available for download/export.  Check here if you need to search for a quick table, verify…

Browse the Library Virtually

Have you tried the new Virtual Browse function in discoverE? One of a number of upgrades announced in November, Virtual Browse lets you see the items on the shelf near the item you choose. Give it a try! You can learn how to use the tool in our new instructional video:

B-SIDE Modernism – January 23 + 24

Join us January 23 + 24, 2015 for the B-SIDE Modernism Conference in the Jones Room, Woodruff Library (10am-6pm) For a detailed schedule, click here: http://nonsite.org/events The last 50 years of literary scholarship on modernism have resulted in some vital realignments of the canon, expanding and challenging earlier visions of what modernism is and isn’t. …

Accessing a database? Emory NetID required after Jan 12

Next time you access a library research database on-campus, you’ll be prompted to enter your Emory NetID and password, just as you currently are prompted to do so off-campus.This aligns the library’s authentication system for accessing e-books, e-journals, databases with the same system used to access other Emory resources, such as OPUS and Blackboard. What…

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…