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Environmental Monitoring at the Emory Libraries

Emory Libraries Preservation Office is responsible for monitoring the environmental conditions (temperature, relative humidity, and light levels) of all libraries on campus. We currently use data loggers to monitor in twenty-seven permanent locations throughout campus: fifteen in the Rose Library, one in the Schatten Gallery, six in the Health Sciences Library, three in the Pitts…

Preserving the Apollo 15 Flight Data Logs

In 2017, Emory University took the unique opportunity to create a digital learning hub centering around the Apollo Space Program. Emory Library and Information Technology Services borrowed materials from the 1971 Apollo 15 mission (NASA’s fourth manned mission to the moon) to use in creating an interactive website featuring the digital archives from the mission….

Meet the Libraries’ Innovation Grants Winners

This post is the third 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…

Get your Atlanta Fulton Public Library Card

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. Get one now as a great way to expand your summer reading/watching options. Take your Emory ID to one of the AFPLS branch libraries and get your…

Top 5 reasons to visit Woodruff Library on Emory’s commencement weekend 

Commencement Weekend at Emory University is such a busy time, with so many events going on, that it can get overwhelming for graduates and visitors alike. We at the Emory Libraries recommend escaping to the Woodruff Library to refresh, regroup, and relax a bit before rejoining the crowds and the festivities. Here are the top…

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…

Meet the Libraries’ Innovation Grants Winners

This post is the second 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…

We’ve extended CD loan periods and are now lending USB CD/DVD drives

Good news from the Heilbrun Music and Media Library, music lovers! CDs loan periods have now been extended to 2 weeks (with one 2 week renewal beyond that) for undergraduates and graduate students and staff. Faculty can continue to check out CDs for 120 days. Why did we lengthen the loan period? One of the…

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…