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Library Celebrates International Education Week – newspapers and magazines

Emory’s Woodruff Library is happy to celebrate International Education Week (Nov 14-18, 2016)   Did you know that you have access to over 100 newspapers and magazines from over 50 countries in 60 languages? Databases at Emory News Source facet Ejournals Research Guides posted by Kim Collins on 11/14/2016  

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,…

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…

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.”…

Using the Unique: Archives Research Program, Apply by 5/2

In mid-May, the Using the Unique Archives Research Program will be offering a workshop that trains graduate students in how to use archives and special collections. Applications are due Monday, May 2nd, 2016. Using the Unique is an intensive, two-day archives research training program that is intended for Humanities and Social Sciences graduate students. During the program, students will learn about the processing,…

Academy of Motion Pictures Archives Panel, March 29, 1 p.m., Rose Library

On Tuesday, March 29th at 1:00 pm, archivists from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ (AMPAS) Margaret Herrick Library, Academy Film Archive and Oral History Projects Division will present “Documenting the Movies,” a panel on conducting research in film and film-related archives. Presenters will discuss their efforts to preserve and share the Academy’s manuscript, film and oral history collections, and…

MAP IT series: historical geographic information systems (HGIS)

S Wright Kennedy, a doctoral candidate in the History Department at Rice University, will deliver the fourth lecture in the of the MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas series on Tuesday, 1 March,  at 5.30 PM in the Jones Room, Woodruff Library.  This presentation discusses the opportunities and limitations of the emerging historical geographic…

Dissertation/Prospectus Writing Boot Camps

In the academic year 2015-2016, we have planned a total of six Dissertation/Prospectus Writing Boot Camps, including both two-day and one-day boot camps evenly spread throughout the year. Each full day session runs for eight hours with regular breaks. With the generous support from the Laney Graduate School, the Woodruff Library, and the Emory Writing…

MAP IT series: Seeing Sound: Mapping Florentine Soundscapes, 2/15 in White Hall 111

Niall Atkinson (University of Chicago) will deliver the third lecture of the MAP IT | Little Dots, Big Ideas series on Monday, 15 February, at 5.30 PM in the White Hall 111.  (**please note this new location**) He will discuss Seeing Sound: Mapping Florentine Soundscapes, a DH project that focuses on Renaissance Florence, taking inspiration…

Open Data Information Fair – Rollins Café Feb 11 **Canceled**

**The Open Data Information Fair on Feb 11 has been canceled due to illness. Check back for a rescheduled date later in Spring 2016.** As part of Love Your Data week (#LYD16), librarians and informationists from Emory Libraries will be at the Rollins School of Public Health Café this Thursday, February 11, from 11 a.m….

Diving into Open: An Emory graduate student’s reflections on OpenCon 2015

    In Fall 2015, the Library’s Scholarly Communications Office  sponsored a scholarship to send one outstanding Emory graduate student to attend OpenCon 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. OpenCon 2015 is the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data.  Scholarship applicants were evaluated by a panel of Emory…