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Call for Applications: OpenCon 2014 Travel Scholarship

Are you an Emory University student or early career researcher interested in Open Access, Open Data, and/or Open Education? If so, the Emory Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) has a scholarship opportunity for you! SCO is providing a travel scholarship to this year’s OpenCon 2014, a conference organized by the Right to Research Coalition at SPARC…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – July 31

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week July 31:     Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2 renovation to foster group collaboration, enhance mobile device use

Notes on Il Cinema Ritrovato

This year I finally had the opportunity to attend–and participate in–the annual Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival in Bologna, Italy. Hosted by the Cineteca di Bologna, the festival features a truly global range of newly restored films, retrospectives and curated glimpses into forgotten avenues of film history. Screenings take place in the Cineteca’s screening rooms…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week –July 24

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week July 24: Double click to enlarge photos Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2 renovation to foster group collaboration, enhance mobile device use

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week –July 17

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week July 17: Double click to enlarge photos Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2 renovation to foster group collaboration, enhance mobile device use

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week –July 10

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week July 10                                   Double click to enlarge photos   Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week –June 26

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – June 26 Double click to enlarge photos   (No pictures next week, due to the 4th of July holiday) Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2…

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – June 19

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – June 19 Double click to enlarge photos Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2 renovation to foster group collaboration, enhance mobile device use

Woodruff Library Building: Pictures of the Week – June 12

  Related Links: MARBL’s major renovation is planned for completion in fall 2015. To follow the progress, please see the MARBL renovation page. Summer projects: Woodruff Library’s level 2 renovation to foster group collaboration, enhance mobile device use

Faculty report from the Society of Woman Geographers (SWG) Triennial

The Society of Woman Geographers (SWG) was founded in 1925 in order to gather and support women undertaking significant international exploration and research.  Among its distinguished members have been a number of accomplished women, including aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, anthropologist Margaret Mead, paleontologist Mary Douglas Leakey, and primatologist Jane Goodall.  Now headquartered on Capitol Hill…

Heads Up! Library Facilities projects this summer

Emory’s commencement is over, but the library is busy this summer with lots of facilities projects.   Here is a quick list of some of the changes underway: Jazzman’s conversion to Peet’s Level 1 – complete by August 2014 NextGen Learning Commons Level 2 – renovation to be complete by August 2014 Atwood Chemistry Center Addition…

Learning Commons Renovation Summer 2014

This summer Level 2 Learning Commons in Woodruff Library will undergo major renovations, the first phase in a multi-year project to update the Learning Commons spaces in Woodruff Library.  These renovations will create a comfortable and flexible environment that supports student collaboration and increased use of mobile devices.  Included in these renovations on Level 2…