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Emory Libraries 2017-18 Woodruff Fellows Presentations

On Thursday, April 5 in the Jones Room, the Emory Libraries 2017-18 Woodruff Fellows presented on the work they have done in their fellowships. Following is a brief summary of their presentations. Jonathan Coulis is a Ph.D. candidate in Latin American History. For the Subject Librarian fellowship, he worked on a wide variety of projects…

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…

New Resources for Women’s History Month

We have recently acquired two new collections that will be of interest to researchers in women’s history: The Women’s Magazine Archive 1 and The Women’s Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library. Proquest’s Women’s Magazine Archive 1 provides electronic access to six women’s magazines, from their first issues to 2005: Better Homes & Gardens, Chatelaine, Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home…

2018 Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon rescheduled for Thursday, March 29th

Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the third year in a row, Emory University Libraries will host a local event for the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Art + Feminism  is a worldwide campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia and to empower new editors. The event is co-sponsored by…

Spanish Lit Class 385 in Woodruff Library

SPANISH LITERATURE CLASS IN WOODRUFF LIBRARY SPRING SEMESTER 2018 Fernando Valverde, a Visiting Instructor in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, is teaching a class using the Spanish language literature collection found on the 5th floor of Robert W. Woodruff Library.     The class spends one session each week working in the book stacks and students…

New Collections Update (Politics, History, Gender, Sociology, and more!)

Emory University’s Woodruff Library has been able to purchase, with general allocations and endowed funds, a number of new important primary source collections to assist in research and teaching across disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences. News Policy and Politics Magazine Archive is notable for its archive of Newsweek from 1933-2012. Women’s Magazine Archive…

Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering five graduate fellowships for 2018-19

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partner entities offer fellowships to advanced graduate students.  (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html )  Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering five fellowships for 2018-19 Deadline: February 9, 2018 by 4pm Data Services Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Digital Humanities Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Outreach and Education Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Rose Library…

ETD Copyright and Submission Workshops – Spring 2018

Are you about to defend your prospectus and start researching your dissertation? Are you in the middle of writing that honors thesis? Are you gearing up to submit your masters thesis this semester? The Scholarly Communications Office is ready to help! We are offering three workshops this spring for any student writing or finishing up…

Get your Atlanta Fulton Public Library Card February 7!

Now that Emory is part of the city of Atlanta, all Emory University students, faculty and staff are eligible to get an Atlanta Fulton Public Library System (AFPLS) card. And we are making it easy for you to do that right here on campus by partnering with the AFPLS. Get your card at the Pop-up Public…

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…

You Spoke-We Listened Continues: Streaming Video

The You Spoke/We Listened campaign continues in January with a focus on Emory’s streaming video options. One of the themes that emerged from our survey was a desire for “more films available for online streaming.” Currently, the library provides access to over 25,000 streaming videos, most of which are searchable in discoverE. They include a…

Librarians Can Help Improve Student Research Skills

Are your students’ research skills up to snuff? Do their citations measure up? If you feel your students’ research skills could use an upgrade, the Library can help! The librarians at Woodruff provide a variety of instructional services  for your classes that can sharpen your students’ information literacy abilities and practices.   We can create research guides for your classes…