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Faculty and student feedback sought on Libraries’ current and future needs

Attention, Emory faculty and students: You can have an impact on the future plans for the Libraries. Emory Libraries is seeking faculty and student volunteers to share how they use library spaces in brief tours with consultants, and discuss the Libraries’ current and future needs in focus groups.  We are currently developing a Master Plan…

Woodruff Library Welcomes New MediaLab

In August, Student Digital Life opened MediaLab in the former Emory College Language Lab space across from the Music & Media Library desk. This new multimedia production space is equipped with industry leading tools and services and allows students to create projects using a variety of software and hardware.  Along with video (Adobe Premiere and…

Emory Libraries’ Summer Construction Update

It’s been a busy summer of renovations and construction for the Emory Libraries, and several projects are about to be finished and ready to open for fall semester. The total renovation of MARBL on Level 10 of the Woodruff Library is getting some finishing touches and will open initially for instruction and reading room use…

Check out the new ECLC Self-learning Languages website

Make learning a new language your goal!  In the 21st century, proficiencies in foreign languages and cultures are becoming crucial for the workplace and can give anyone’s career a boost. However, as any learners of languages can attest, attaining proficiency in a foreign language requires consistent and frequent practice over a long period of time….

Level 2 Exhibit BEFORE EBOLA tells the story of contagious disease control

Could smallpox have changed the outcome of the American Revolution?  Leaders worried that it could.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson both went to tremendous and dangerous lengths to obtain inoculations against deadly smallpox. Washington sought to inoculate the entire Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and Jefferson was so thrilled by the development of the…

Practical Archives Research Tips, March 18th ARP Brown Bag

Come join us for a conversation about archival research, both domestic and international.  Hear how two Emory graduate students planned and conducted research in archives, and pick-up practical tips that will save you time and produce better scholarship. Understanding Archives Brown Bag Series: Practical Archives Research Tips with Cecily Boles and Catherine Barth Wednesday, March…

Fair Use Week 2015

Have you ever included a quote in a research paper? Used a chart or graph in a presentation to provide critical commentary or analysis? Written a book review? Have you ever copied a few paragraphs from a news article to share with your students in class? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions,…

Announcing the Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award

The Woodruff Library is again sponsoring an award for undergraduate research. A panel of faculty and librarians will award up to three prizes of $500 each to those undergraduate students who 1) make extensive use of the Woodruff Library’s collections and research resources in their original scholarship; and 2) show evidence of critical analysis in…

Feb 9: ARP’s Teaching with Archives

Join us for “Teaching with Archives” with Donna Troka on Monday, Feb.  9th from 4-5:30pm in the Jones Room.   Refreshments will be served.  The “Understanding Archives” Speaker Series is sponsored by the Archives Research Program and is intended to touch on various topics related to working in archives and special collections libraries. The theme…

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 here)   Emory Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) is offering 7 fellowships for 2015-2016. Five Woodruff/ECDS Graduate Fellowships (available to any full time students in a doctoral program in candidacy at the time of application) Woodruff…

B-SIDE Modernism – January 23 + 24

Join us January 23 + 24, 2015 for the B-SIDE Modernism Conference in the Jones Room, Woodruff Library (10am-6pm) For a detailed schedule, click here: http://nonsite.org/events The last 50 years of literary scholarship on modernism have resulted in some vital realignments of the canon, expanding and challenging earlier visions of what modernism is and isn’t. …

“You Filled My Cup”

“You filled my cup” is one of the many comments Woodruff Library staff heard from the students who attended the Pet Therapy Study Break at the library on Friday December 5. While library staff did indeed fill many cups — i.e. water bowls — the ones who REALLY provided the “cup-filling” were the wonderful dogs…