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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…

Librarians celebrate National Library Week

National Library Week was observed April 13-19, 2014 with the theme, “Lives change @ your library®. Emory Librarians celebrated with a party and by collected library-related quotes to share: “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”  — Jorge Luis Borges  (writer, and National Librarian of Argentina. (b1899)   “The very…

April 14th Panel on Conducting Research in International Archives

Please join us at the Library for a panel discussion, Conducting Research in International Archives, Monday, April 14th, 4-6 p.m in the Jones Room (third floor, Robert W. Woodruff Library)   This panel will explore strategies for effectively navigating international archives. Panelists will discuss their experiences conducting research in Africa, Europe, South America and Asia….

April 9th Archives and Copyright Workshop

Please join us at the Library for a Archives and Copyright Workshop to be held, Wednesday April 9th 9:30-11 a.m in Room 312 (across from the Jones Room, third floor Robert W. Woodruff Library. ) This workshop is open to all and will include information and discussion about copyright, fair use, the permissions process, orphan…

Library’s PACE Assignment

This fall, the Outreach and Education Team partnered with the Pre-major Advising Connections at Emory (PACE) program to introduce freshmen to library resources and services. Freshmen were given an assignment that consisted of three tasks that included: Finding a New York Times article from the day that they were born Finding an article in the…

“She Sang So Sweet”: Lucille Clifton’s Children’s Literature

Everett Anderson’s Year, by Lucille Clifton The Lucille Clifton Exhibition “She Sang So Sweet:” Lucille Clifton’s Children’s Literature is currently on display on the 2nd Floor of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. The exhibit is curated by Amy Hildreth Chen, Emory PhD student in English. The following is the essay which accompanies the exhibition, written…

Banned: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

  Share Below is the essay, written by University Archivist Kate Donovan, from the current exhibit on the second floor of the Robert W. Woodruff library in honor of Banned Books Week. The exhibit features covers and titles pages of banned or challenged books accompanied by brief captions about the works by librarians, staff and…