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Meet 2017-2018 Woodruff Fellow – Grace Park

This is the first post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2017-2018 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship…

Horror Haiku Contest Winners!

The Horror Haiku Contest for undergraduates, co-sponsored by the Emory Integrity Project and the Robert W. Woodruff Library, was held on Halloween at both the Farmer’s Market and the Library. We are excited to announce – and publish – the winning entries of the nearly 100 that were submitted.  The contest was inspired by the…

Data-Planet–Massive Data Repository Trial

Emory is currently in the midst of a trial with a well-known data resource, Data Planet Data-Planet Statistical Datasets is a web-based research solutions tool that provides fast and easy access to data from licensed and public domain datasets within an easy-to-use interface. With this dynamic tool, you can scan the contents of the collection,…

Love the Libraries? Give thanks to Emory Libraries donors this Thursday

EmoryThanks is Thursday, Nov. 9, at stations all over the Emory campus! It’s a chance for students, faculty, and staff to write a thank-you note to Emory donors. Come to the front of the Woodruff Library on Nov. 9 between 10 am and 2 pm (inside the lobby if it’s raining) to thank an Emory…

You Spoke-We Listened Continues

The You Spoke/We Listened campaign continues in November and December with a focus on how the Libraries can help you with your classes. Many of you told us you aren’t aware of all the resources and services the Libraries offer. The Libraries’ Outreach and Education team has developed a new research guide called Find It,…

Sharing your research despite the ResearchGate dilemma

Over the course of this month, we’ve seen a good deal of news around sharing scholarly research on the ResearchGate platform. October 6, 2017 A new alliance of academic publishers formed the Coalition for Responsible Sharing, in order to combat the unauthorized distribution of published articles. Two of the Coalition’s members, Elsevier and the American…

Streaming Video Additions at Emory University Libraries–Fall 2017

Emory University Libraries has added significant new streaming video content to its collection, by way of Kanopy.  We currently have access to the distributors and collections noted below (over 3,900 films; just over 500 added in the last few weeks): Individual titles are available in DiscoverE (just search for Kanopy, or do a keyword search),…

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…