Top 10 Things
Top 10 things you need to know about Woodruff Library (http://web.library.emory.edu/)
1. We're open 24 hours. Levels 1, 2 and 3 are open 24 hours during the semester so you can use the Learning Commons computers and have study space. Help desks are open evenings and weekends.
2. We have a variety of spaces - a balcony with a view, Jazzman's coffee shop, quiet study space, collaborative work spaces, computers galore, and a space to work on your media projects. Contact us for a tour.
4. We have resources for your papers in all different forms -- online journal articles, centuries-old newspapers, DVDs and CDs, books, manuscripts and archives. Some you can get directly from your desktop. It's confusing and ever-changing, so ask us for help.
5. Yes, you really DO need to use library resources -- better sources give you better papers, better papers give you better grades. Search discoverE, the library search tool, to find books and articles and check out the databases for more options for articles. Check the research guides for help anytime. And take a free library workshop.
6. We're one of the nine Emory libraries. (Woodruff supports Emory college and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.) Four libraries are located within Woodruff: Woodruff, Goizueta Business Library, Music and Media Library, and Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library (MARBL).
7. We have unique collections you won't find anywhere else in the world - 20th century English and American poetry/literature, African-American history, Georgia history and politics, and the Emory archives.
8. The library offers great technology resources. Connect to wifi throughout the library, scan, copy, print, fax, create media with Photoshop, iMovie, and Garageband, and use Zotero or EndNote to automatically create bibliographies.
10. The library is YOUR learning space. Tell us how you learn and what you need. Send us your comments!