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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,…

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…

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…

Library student employees SUMMER READS

Students working in the Emory Libraries tend to be voracious readers. When they finally get a break from the academic year’s required reading, you’ll find some of them already have a list of books they’re looking forward to enjoying in the warm-weather months. Here’s a peek at what made it onto their summer reading lists:…

Circulating laptops available in Woodruff Library

The Music & Media Library has started to circulate a small collection of four MacBook and six Dell laptops for a circulating period of seven days.  This collection was created in response to requests from faculty, staff, and students, for whom the 3-hour circulating collection was not meeting their needs. Many of the faculty and staff use the computers…

LITS welcomes applications for Graduate Student Fellowships

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partner entities offer fellowships to advanced graduate students.  (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html )  Emory Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) is offering 7 fellowships for 2017-18 Deadline: Feb 17 by 4pm Emory Libraries Alice Walker Fellowship –  Guidelines Emory Libraries/ECDS Data Services Fellowship     Guidelines Emory Libraries/ECDS Digital…