Join us for Library Day!

Visit the Woodruff Library today for Library Day! The Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors are hosting a party! Play VR games, have a cupcake, make buttons, and maybe you’ll even earn a prize! It’s today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. See you here soon!

Stop by Library Day on 2/27

The Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors (ELSA), in partnership with the Emory Libraries and SGA, is excited to host a Library Day event at the Woodruff Library on February 27th. The event runs from 11am-2pm. Stop by to try out virtual reality simulations, make buttons, take a tour of the production studios on the first floor,…

Bed sheets, boot laces, coffee, floor wax, and toilet paper: Incarcerated artists’ books exhibition poses unusual conservation challenges

Voices From the Other Side is a student-curated exhibition of artists’ books and writings from Rose Library’s Phillips State Prison Book Project Records on view now on Level 1 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. Many of these artists’ books were created by students in Bill Taft’s creative non-fiction classes, taught under the auspices of…

Get a Fulton County Public Library card (or renew) on March 4!

Ever since Emory became part of the city of Atlanta, all Emory University students, faculty and staff* are eligible to get a Fulton Public Library System (FPLS) card. And we are making it easy for you to do that right here on campus by partnering with FPLS. Get your card at the Pop-up Public Library…

Celebrate Black History Month with E-books

The Robert W. Woodruff Library has many e-books that document the African American experience. Here are a few collections that contain key works of African American writers from the 19th century to the present. OverDrive – Collection of e-books and audio books including: Tayari Jones An American Marriage (e-book, audiobook) Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are…

Celebrate Black History Month with Historic Newspapers

As filmmaker Stanley Nelson noted, “from the publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827, the pioneering men and women of the black press have given voice to stories and events that otherwise would have gone undocumented” (The Black Press: Soldiers without Swords). Find these stories—from the Freedom’s Journal to the Chicago Defender— in Emory’s…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer seven graduate fellowships for 2020-2021

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partners offer fellowships to advanced graduate students. (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html). Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering seven fellowships for 2020-2021. Deadline: February 24, 2020 by 4pm Anne and Bill Newton Fellowship Black Women Writers and Intellectuals Fellowship Data Services Graduate Fellowship Digital Humanities Graduate Fellowship Instruction…

2020 Women of Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Emory, 2/25/2020 from 6-8pm

Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the 5th year in a row, Emory University Libraries and Teaching and Learning Technologies will host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to improve coverage of women on Wikipedia and to empower new editors. According to Women in Red (WiR),  as of 10 February 2020, only 18.25% of English Wikipedia’s biographies were…

Library Workshops for Undergraduates

The Emory Libraries is offering another set of workshops for undergraduate students this semester. These workshops will be an opportunity for undergraduates to build-up a number of transferable skills and get to know the libraries a bit better. You can sign-up for workshops below. We hope you’ll join us! Questions? Contact Sarah Morris at sarah…

Tell us what you really think!

Emory Libraries is seeking your input about online learning tools that would help students understand concepts related to the use of library resources and services.  We want to hear from students about how you learn online and what types of online learning tools (e.g. tutorials, videos, infographics, etc.) you think would be helpful. For faculty,…

Celebrate Black History Month with Streaming Video

This is the first of a series of four posts highlighting digital collections that celebrate black history. With the Libraries subscription to Academic Video Online and other streaming video services, members of the Emory community can access hundreds of documentary films that celebrate the black experience in the United States and abroad. Don’t know where…

Now lending portable turntables at the Music and Media Library

Do you have vinyl records you want to play, but no turntable? Or are you thinking about starting a vinyl collection, but want to first try some records out? Or do you just want to listen to one of Emory’s approximately 7000 vinyl records in the comfort of your own dorm room? To support our…