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Reference management resources from Emory Libraries

Classes are officially in session! As you are receiving homework assignments, doing research, and writing papers, you may be thinking about ways of managing your references and citations. Emory Libraries is here to help—check out our offerings and resources on reference management. Consider using reference management software. Popular options include EndNote and Zotero: EndNote is Read More …

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Sickle cell disease (SCD) or sickle cell anemia is a severe autosomal recessively inherited disorder in which red blood cells become sickle- or crescent-shaped and harden. According to the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc., this sickle-shaped blood cell can block blood flow through the body and can lead to serious problems including anemia, Read More …

Stay connected with library resources

Need a refresher on some popular digital resources that Emory Libraries make available to campus? We offer access to online newspapers and e-journals such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal; easy access to Emory resources via LibKey Nomad; Fulton County Library accounts; and more! Check out our Stay Connected Research Guide for details. Read More …

Emory Libraries–new collections fall 2023

This fall 2023 semester, the Woodruff Library and Rose Libraries are pleased to offer several notable new collections for your research and teaching needs. WOODRUFF AND HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARIES All resources are available through Databases@Emory and/or in Library Search. We also remind you to reach out to your subject librarian and/or make a request via Read More …

Implementing Homosaurus at Emory

This summer, following the submission of my dissertation, I had the opportunity to work as a graduate intern implementing Homosaurus, the LGBTQ+-focused controlled vocabulary, into Emory’s library collection. I was able to see firsthand how cataloging and curation can be useful in the fight against such political violence – and how cataloging can be an Read More …

Finding syllabus resources for Fall 2023 semester

Emory Libraries welcome you to Fall 2023 semester. We’re here to help you flourish! If you are looking for materials from your course syllabi, below are some tips for finding them. Does the library have my textbook? Academic libraries typically don’t buy textbooks, because they are highly specialized and go out of date very quickly. However, Read More …

New AI library guide from Emory Libraries

Emory Libraries is happy to announce the unveiling of a new library guide dedicated to supporting research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, in line with Emory’s AI Humanity initiative. The guide has multiple objectives: Identify resources (databases, e-books, etc) for locating resources related to AI and machine learning, and their applications across disciplines and Read More …

New improvements for the EaglePrint student printing service

We have been hard at work over the summer to improve your printing experience! In response to complaints about various aspects of EaglePrint, we are changing the backend software. As of July 31, we began using the new PaperCut print management system in place of Pharos. This upgrade will bring enhanced functionality, improved stability, and Read More …

Scholarly Communications website finds a new home

The Emory Libraries Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) website content has moved to a new home. The overall goal for this project was to relocate the content of SCO’s legacy site to the Emory Libraries website, integrating the SCO content with the style, navigation, and search capabilities of the Libraries site. This migration makes finding SCO Read More …

Cataloging for change: An Emory intern’s story

Recently, I was employed as an intern at Emory and my project was to review a list of newly accepted subject headings proposed by the African American SACO Funnel. The African American SACO Funnel is an organization that focuses on creating or changing subject headings related to the African American experience. This is done to Read More …

The value of a library preservation program

Similar to the way museums are required to preserve works of art and sculpture, libraries are facing increasing challenges with physical collection media. Despite the best preventive storage practices, paper deteriorates, photographs fade, and audio and visual media degrade and lose fidelity over time. Like museums, libraries are stewards of information as well as hubs Read More …

Growing into Juneteenth

In my family, Juneteenth was always a holiday that was juxtaposed with the Fourth of July. We’d celebrate the latter pretty often. Most years, you could find me in Walmart a few days before the holiday, navigating around shopping carts full of fireworks and moms with armies of children dressed in red, white, and blue. Read More …