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Alumni and the Library

As you prepare for graduation, you can count on many of the same great library services as alumni, which you’ve come to expect as a student.  As Emory alumni, you’ll always have access to the library.  You only need to update your record at the Woodruff Library Service Desk or the Health Sciences Center InfoDesk…

Emory Overleaf Pro+ Subscription Now Available!

We are happy to announce the launch of an institutional subscription to Overleaf Pro+, a collaborative online writing tool using LaTex, which is very popular in a number of science and social disciplines due to its ability to handle technical writing. Due to significant demand from existing users of the free and individual paid versions…

Guidestar: New Database for Non-Profit Research

The library has recently acquired a new database that is an excellent resource for conducting background research on non-profits for assignments, internships, practicums, and job searching. Guidestar provides information on millions of non-profits and has easy to use search functions. Library patrons can search for non-profits by state, zip code, number of employees, affiliation type,…

“‘Do I dare disturb the universe?’ The Environment and the Humanities”

The third exhibit in an ongoing series to highlight Emory Subject Librarians and Emory Libraries’ range of collections, “Do I dare disturb the universe?” The Environment and the Humanities, opened on Friday, January 18, 2019, in Woodruff Library’s entry level atrium. Inspired by global industrialization, emerging international environmental movements, resource crises, and climate change, mid-…

“Globalization: Research It Here” Library Exhibit

Scholars in the sciences and social sciences grapple with international issues that concern all of us: immigration, trade, diversity, inequality, and climate change, among others. These common interests inspired the Sciences and Social Sciences Librarians at Emory’s Main Woodruff Library to curate a new exhibit on the topic of globalization that launched in late July of…

New databases: Colonial America

Emory Libraries have purchased several new databases in recent months that will greatly enhance student and faculty research and classroom teaching and learning, and this new blog series strives to highlight each new database individually. Colonial America provides access to digital copies of all 1,450 volumes from the Colonial Office’s CO 5 series housed at…

New databases: Church Missionary Society Periodicals

Emory Libraries have purchased several new databases in recent months that will greatly enhance student and faculty research and classroom teaching and learning, and this new blog series strives to highlight each new database individually. Church Missionary Society Periodicals provides digital copies of the Church Missionary Society (CMS), South American Missionary Society (SAMS), and Church…

New databases: East India Company

The Woodruff Library at Emory University has purchased several new databases in recent months that will greatly enhance student and faculty research and classroom teaching and learning. Today, we’ll profile one of them, called the East India Company. The East India Company provides an array of documents to Emory faculty, students, and staff previously accessible…

Changes to Databases @ Emory coming October 2!

                  Enhancements to our database index are going live next week! What is changing? On Tuesday, October 2nd, Databases @ Emory will transition from a page on the Libraries website to the A-Z Databases platform on our Springshare service. The Library Web and UX…

HathiTrust Reaches 16 Million Volumes & Emory’s Most Popular Contributions

HathiTrust Digital Library deposited its 16th million volume, Osborne’s London and Birmingham Railway guide. Illustrated, on December 7, 2017. This marked a nine-year effort on behalf of research institutions and libraries including Emory who joined the partnership in 2010. Well done HathiTrust, Emory, and fellow HathiTrust partners! Most Popular HathiTrust Books from Emory for 2017 Usage…

Library Celebrates International Education Week – newspapers and magazines

Emory’s Woodruff Library is happy to celebrate International Education Week (Nov 14-18, 2016)   Did you know that you have access to over 100 newspapers and magazines from over 50 countries in 60 languages? Databases at Emory News Source facet Ejournals Research Guides posted by Kim Collins on 11/14/2016  

New Historic Newspaper Databases: Newspapers.com and NewspaperArchive

Welcome to Featured Databases! This blog series from the Robert W. Woodruff Library is intended to give you a brief introduction to databases that you may not know and to provide you with tips to get you started. To explore all of our databases, please visit Emory Library’s databases page. Featured databases: Newspapers.com and NewspaperArchive are two…