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…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – July 31

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week July 31:     Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2 renovation to foster group collaboration, enhance mobile device use

Notes on Il Cinema Ritrovato

This year I finally had the opportunity to attend–and participate in–the annual Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival in Bologna, Italy. Hosted by the Cineteca di Bologna, the festival features a truly global range of newly restored films, retrospectives and curated glimpses into forgotten avenues of film history. Screenings take place in the Cineteca’s screening rooms…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week –July 24

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week July 24: Double click to enlarge photos Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2 renovation to foster group collaboration, enhance mobile device use

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week –July 17

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week July 17: Double click to enlarge photos Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2 renovation to foster group collaboration, enhance mobile device use

The Artists’ Books Showcase Expands with New Books, New Features

The Artists’ Books Showcase, a digital exhibition designed to draw attention to the extensive collection of over 500 artists’ books housed in the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library, has grown to highlight 35 new books. For example, one book is in the shape of a church and another book resembles a coffee cup. Several…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week –July 10

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week July 10                                   Double click to enlarge photos   Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week –June 26

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – June 26 Double click to enlarge photos   (No pictures next week, due to the 4th of July holiday) Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2…