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Sociology Graduate Students: Emory Resources

Overview of sociology resources for beginning graduate students


Subject Librarians

  • nBuild the collections in all formats. I look for your input!
  • nPublish sociology research guides and other subject/specialty guides
  • nWork with individual students(including research consultations)
  • nWork with groups & classes, e.g. web guides for classes

There are subject librarians for sociology, psychology and educational studies as well as many other areas. The Subject Librarian for Sociology is Melissa Hackman,

Within the Woodruff Library you will also find other specialists in



In addition to the Woodruff Library, there are libraries for the various professional schools. Each library has its own staff, web page, hours, & borrowing policies. The library catalogs (EUCLID & discoverE) include holdings of all libraries. You can use ALL Emory libraries.

Within the Woodruff Library, there are other specialized areas or libraries:

Woodruff tips

  • Open 24 hours day almost every day
  • Best study space in Matheson Reading Room; worst is Level 1; group study space is available
  • Computer spaces; mostly of MACs & a few PCs (most computers in Info commons same resources; specialized computers with SPSS now on level 3 and other software); Level 2 also has numerous plugs to bring your own technology.
  • Security desk at entrance is lost & found
  • Peet's Cafe, Level 1, check for hours
  • You can borrow lots of DVDs from Music & Media
  • Go to the free workshops & learn how to manage your book/journal, etc resources, use GIS, Google etc.Workshops & Tours; Upcoming Classes -Library & Digital Scholarship
  • Ask for help! In additon to specialists the main service desk is for information help, circulation & computer support for info commons
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