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Does the library have my textbook?

Emory Libraries are pleased to welcome you back in 2017; we hope to help you be productive and successful this spring semester. If you are looking for materials from your course syllabi, below are some tips for finding them. Remember you can also search for answers in the libraries FAQ (Ask a Librarian) section or…

You Spoke. We Listened.

In February 2017, we surveyed students and faculty for feedback on library collections, spaces, and services. Roughly 600 faculty and 2,300 students participated for a response rate of 15%. Thanks to everyone who responded. Most of you expressed satisfaction with the Libraries. 91.6% of you said you are satisfied or very satisfied with the Libraries…

Welcome to the Academic Showcase

Woodruff Library is pleased to host the 2017 Academic Showcase for New Student Orientation on August 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.! The event will take place on the main floor of the library (Level 2). You have the chance to meet with the department representatives from 45 academic departments and ask them questions about their…

EaglePrint lowers pricing across campus

This marks the first price reduction of the pay-for-print service since being introduced in the 1990’s. EaglePrint, Emory’s pay-for-print service for students, is offering lower printing rates this fall in response to student requests for more affordable printing options. While Emory has supplied a pay-for-print service for students since the 1990s, it wasn’t until summer…

Woodruff Library Level 1 Summer Renovations

Level 1 in Woodruff Library will be undergoing renovations this summer, starting on May 9th.  These renovations will add more seating, a variety of new furniture, and additional power outlets to the Learning Commons on Level 1. To accomplish this goal, a large percentage of the microform and print government document collections on Level 1…

Andrew Sullins Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Andrew Sullins, Political Science major in the Class of 2018, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for his African American Studies 412W: War Crimes and Genocide, class paper, “Covert Killings: Civilian Casualties and the Use of Covert Drone Strikes in the War on…

Cloe Gentile Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Cloe Gentile, Music and Sociology double major in the Class of 2017, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for her Music Honors Thesis, “Larsen as a Lens: the Male Gaze and the Female Voice.” In her Research Strategy Essay, Cloe described how her…

Andrea Abbate Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Andrea Abbate, Sociology and English double major in the Class of 2017, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for her Sociology Honors Thesis, “Food Security vs. Food Sovereignty: A Qualitative Analysis of Food Justice Narratives and Activist Identities Among Community Gardeners…

Library student employees SUMMER READS

Students working in the Emory Libraries tend to be voracious readers. When they finally get a break from the academic year’s required reading, you’ll find some of them already have a list of books they’re looking forward to enjoying in the warm-weather months. Here’s a peek at what made it onto their summer reading lists:…

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 will always have access to the library.  You only need to update your record at the Library Service Desk, then you can continue to check…

Put a badge on it: incentives for data sharing and reproducibility

How do you encourage researchers to share the data underlying their publications? The journal Psychological Science introduced a digital badge system in 2014 to signify when authors make the data and related materials accompanying their articles openly available. Criteria to earn the Open Data badge include (1) sharing data via a publicly accessible repository with…