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Publishing the Open Access Way: Increase Your Impact!

If you’ve been following our Open Access Week blog series, you now have an overview of Open Access at Emory and why faculty should use OpenEmory, Emory’s open access repository of faculty scholarship. Do you wonder how you might get started publishing your scholarship open access? Today, we’ll explore how to identify and evaluate open…

Eight Good Reasons Why Emory Faculty Authors Should Use OpenEmory

The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week  (October 24–30) is Open in Action. As part of our contribution to this celebration, the Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) is posting weekly blogs that showcase the achievements, benefits, and power of Open Access at Emory. This week we’re highlighting OpenEmory, an open access digital repository of scholarly…

OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHIES ONLINE

The Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) is an excellent place to begin your research, or to check for important sources (books, articles, book chapters) that you might have missed.  With collections of annotated resources compiled by panels of scholarly experts, each bibliography is is selective rather than comprehensive and offers a pared-down list of the best reads…

OpenCon 2016 Scholarship Deadline 9/1/16 – Apply now!

  OpenCon 2016 Travel Scholarship Call for Applications The Emory Scholarly Communications Office is pleased to announce a travel scholarship for OpenCon 2016 (http://www.opencon2016.org). OpenCon 2016, organized by the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and a committee of student and early career researcher organizations from around the world,…

Summer Vacation Reading

What’s better than reading some popular reading material while on vacation in the summer?  Why it’s reading or listening to an e-book or audio book from Emory’s Overdrive collection and not having to worry about getting it back on time.  Check out some of the notable titles from the past year; Cynthia Sweeney’s The Nest,…

Thank you 2015-2016 Library/ECDS Fellows!

As the 2015-2016 Woodruff Library/ ECDS, Alice Walker and Beck Center Graduate Fellowship year is drawing to a close, we would like to thank our library fellows for their hard work this year. They built databases, created physical and digital exhibits, and served as research and teaching partners within and outside of the library. Emory…

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…

Moving In: Library Service Center

The library is currently moving collections from the Storage Facility at 1762 Clifton to the new Library Service Center   The move is expected to continue through mid-summer 2016, with Rose Library collections moving first, followed by the rest of the collections in order of use and accession, newest to oldest. Library Users may continue to…

Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award Winners – 2016

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award (URA) winners have been selected by our panel of judges. Prizes will be awarded to the following students: Hannah Conway —“Behind the Lens of the Civil Rights Movement: The Power of Photography to Both Reveal and Conceal″ Faculty sponsor: Carol Anderson Samantha Keng —“Model…

Library White Board Art by Procrastinating Student(s)

Library White Board Art by Procrastinating Student(s)     “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married (www.goodreads.com)   “You may delay, but time will not.” ― Benjamin Franklin (www.goodreads.com)           “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”…

132K E-Books Now Accessible via DiscoverE

Emory Libraries just added over 130,000 ebooks for patrons to access via DiscoverE.  These titles are part of Academic Complete, a large ever-growing collection from EBrary/Proquest, purchased (as a subscription) by the GALILEO consortium. The collection is interdisciplinary and covers numerous publishers and subject areas, including history, the social sciences, medicine, and science and technology….