Hi! Welcome to Emory!
My name is Erin Mooney and I’m the First Year Class Librarian. I’m here to help you with all your library and research needs.
If you have any questions about the library or doing research, PLEASE contact me any time -- you can email me, phone me or stop by the Library Service Desk and ask for me. I look forward to meeting you all!
Top 10 things you need to know about Woodruff Library (http://web.library.emory.edu/)
1. The Robert W. Woodruff Library is one of the nine Emory libraries. Three other libraries are located within Woodruff: Goizueta Business Library, Music and Media Library, and Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library (MARBL).
2. We're open 24 hours during the regular semester.
6. We have all sorts of resources for your papers -- online journal articles, newspapers, DVDs and CDs, books and ebooks, manuscripts and archives. There's SO MUCH it can be confusing, so ask us for help.
7. Yes, you really DO need to use library resources -- better sources give you better papers, better papers give you better grades. To find books and articles, search discoverE, and check out the databases for more options for articles. Check the research guides for help with specific subjects and classes. And take a free library workshop.
8. We have music and movies you can check out at the Music & Media Library.
9. We have unique collections of primary sources 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.
10. The Woodruff Library hires lots of students. Get a job with us.
The First-Year Class Librarian helps freshmen navigate the enormous range of resources and services available at the Robert W. Woodruff Library. The Librarian serves the freshmen, starting the summer before Orientation.
Feel free to contact the First-Year Class Librarian with any question you may have about using the Library, such as:
Your First-Year Class Librarian can help with these questions and more.