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…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – June 19

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – June 19 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 – June 12

  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

Faculty report from the Society of Woman Geographers (SWG) Triennial

The Society of Woman Geographers (SWG) was founded in 1925 in order to gather and support women undertaking significant international exploration and research.  Among its distinguished members have been a number of accomplished women, including aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, anthropologist Margaret Mead, paleontologist Mary Douglas Leakey, and primatologist Jane Goodall.  Now headquartered on Capitol Hill…

Little Green Books!!

Most social scientists are already familiar with the Sage “Little Green Books” methodological series (now at almost 200 volumes). For print copies, use the following search terms in DiscoverE (http://discovere.emory.edu): “quantitative applications in the social sciences” (there will also be a link to the online copy).   However, these short method reviews are also available via…

Heads Up! Library Facilities projects this summer

Emory’s commencement is over, but the library is busy this summer with lots of facilities projects.   Here is a quick list of some of the changes underway: Jazzman’s conversion to Peet’s Level 1 – complete by August 2014 NextGen Learning Commons Level 2 – renovation to be complete by August 2014 Atwood Chemistry Center Addition…

Browzine Trial–Emory

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…