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National First-Generation College Day

Today is National First-Generation College Day! To learn more about National First-Generation College Day, check out: 2019 First Generation College Celebration. For first generation college students, the excitement of getting that college acceptance letter comes with other complex emotions and challenges. It can be a confusing and frustrating experience, but it doesn’t have to be isolating….

Celebrating Open Access Authors at Emory

Congratulations to the authors and editors honored last week at the Emory Open Access Authors Reception in Rose Library’s Woodruff Commons. In celebration of Open Access Week, an annual global advocacy event promoting open scholarship, the Emory Libraries’ Scholarly Communications Office partnered with the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship,…

Nov 7th History of Emblem Books Event

Please join us for “History of Emblem Books,” the third program in the “Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections” series on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5-6:30 p.m. in Rose’s Teaching and Learning Studio (10th Floor).  If you plan to attend, please register at emorylib.info/EmblemBooks. This event features Walter Melion, Asa Griggs Candler…

Woodruff Library’s 50th Anniversary!

Woodruff library is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Wednesday, October 30! From 1-3 pm on Level 2 of the library, you can join in the celebrations by grabbing a cupcake (including a vegan option),  trying out special King of Pops autumn flavors, and seeing the original library replicated in cake form! While you munch on…

Take a workshop on writing data management plans for your research

Applying for research funding? Need a plan to manage your data? Attend one of our sessions and learn how to write a Data Management Plan (DMP) for your research project. The Scholarly Communications Office is offering four workshops this Fall, with each session focused on different disciplines.  We will cover the basics of a DMP…

Emory Libraries launching preview of newly designed website home page

The Emory University Libraries has launched a preview of the new home page as part of the Libraries Web Redesign project. The long-term goal of the project is to bring all Emory University Libraries, locations, and services under one unified web presence in an effort to improve the user experience. The preview of the home…

Register for the Open Humanities Graduate Student Workshop!

Registration is still open for the Open Humanities Graduate Student Workshop (September 11-12, 2019) cosponsored by the Emory Libraries Scholarly Communications Office, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship and the Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry.   While open access continues to gain traction in the social and natural sciences, the dissemination and…

Emory Libraries offers diverse range of drop-in workshops

This fall, Emory Libraries will offer drop-in workshops aimed at supporting students and faculty in learning new skills, programs, and software. “We cover a wide range of topics in our workshops, and we’re always open to hearing feedback, ideas, and suggestions for future workshop programming,” says Sarah Morris, head of instruction and engagement for the…

Murals of Tibet

Emory Libraries welcomed the Murals of Tibet into its special collections this year. The Murals of Tibet is the first publication of its kind, presenting some of the oldest surviving murals and spanning 1000 years of Tibetan Buddhist culture. In addition to its breathtaking content, the volume itself is a work of art. This extra-large…

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’ll always have access to the library.  You only need to update your record at the Woodruff Library Service Desk or the Health Sciences Center InfoDesk…

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Woodruff Library on Emory’s Commencement Weekend 2019

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. At the Emory Libraries, we recommend escaping to the Woodruff Library to refresh, regroup, and relax a bit before rejoining the crowds and the festivities. Here are the top…

Welcome KIC Bookeye book scanner

On April 8th, the LITS Student Digital Life team, in partnership with the Library Service Desk, added a new service to the Woodruff Library in the form of a KIC Bookeye book scanner. It sits across from the Library Service Desk, in place of one of the EaglePrint multi-function printers (MFP’s). The new book scanner…