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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…

Area Studies Librarians Travel Abroad to Collect Materials, Connect with Partners

On April 12, 2018, four members of Woodruff Library’s International Area Studies team shared the details of their recent overseas book fair trips. Using their subject expertise and proficiency in foreign languages, they sought events where they could obtain materials useful for research and teaching at Emory, and further partnerships built with other professionals at…

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…

Love Data Week 2018

Emory Libraries is celebrating the importance of data during Love Data Week, February 12-16, 2018! Follow the conversation with data users around the world on social media with the hashtag #lovedata18. Each day of the week @EmoryLibraries will highlight resources for working with data at Emory. Look for us around campus sharing information and event…

HathiTrust Workshop

On November 3, 2017, Emory Libraries hosted the HathiTrust Research Center Digging Deeper, Reaching Further workshop. Thirty-four librarians from across the southeast attended this train-the-trainer workshop on text mining. The workshop covered text analysis, distant reading, and non-consumptive research in five interactive modules taught over the course of six hours. The HTRC workshop focused on…

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…

Making art from computer waste

Jack Scott, an IT Desktop Consultant for Emory’s Libraries and Information Technology(LITS),  has a unique skill for creating art using old computer parts.  While some people see piles of dusty junk, Jack sees an opportunity to create something interesting. As a high school student, Jack had interests in construction, then graduated from Emory with a…

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,…

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…