Posts Tagged: Robert W. Woodruff Library

Emory Libraries promotes sustainability with new tote bags

This February, in cooperation with the Emory Office of Sustainability Initiatives, the Woodruff Library Service Desk, a unit of Access Services, launched new sustainable tote bags in a library-wide effort to increase the use of renewable and recyclable resources. The new all-cotton bags replace the polypropylene bags, which were reusable but not made from a…

Woodruff Library’s 50th Anniversary!

Woodruff library is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Wednesday, October 30! From 1-3 pm on Level 2 of the library, you can join in the celebrations by grabbing a cupcake (including a vegan option),  trying out special King of Pops autumn flavors, and seeing the original library replicated in cake form! While you munch on…

Meet the Libraries’ Innovation Grants Winners

This post is the first in a series featuring the innovative projects/programs that our colleagues are implementing with the help of internal grants offered by the Emory University Libraries. The two internal grants are the Innovation Grant and the Mini-Grant. These are available to support innovation or the purchase of tools or training that will…

Level 2 Exhibit BEFORE EBOLA tells the story of contagious disease control

Could smallpox have changed the outcome of the American Revolution?  Leaders worried that it could.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson both went to tremendous and dangerous lengths to obtain inoculations against deadly smallpox. Washington sought to inoculate the entire Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and Jefferson was so thrilled by the development of the…