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January 2020

Welcome to Dooley Noted, the monthly newsletter for the Oxford College Library! This newsletter provides faculty and staff with information about new resources, library events, staff profiles, and other featured items.

New Exhibit: Framing Shadows

The Framing Shadows exhibit, now on display in the Fran Elizer Exhibit space in the Oxford College library, is a compilation of selected historical photographs from the 1840’s to the 1920’s depicting unknown African-American women, young girls, and men who acted as caretakers for white families.

Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, author and associate professor of American and African-American Studies at Emory University, selected 20 historical photographs to feature from the Robert Langmuir African-American Photograph Collection at Emory’s Rose Library. Framing Shadows is both humanizing and educational...Read More.

Upcoming Events in the Library

Feb. 18:  Exhibit Opening: Framing Shadows - featuring Dr. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders (Exhibit Curator) 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Apr. 3:  Celebration of Scholarship & Creative Expression, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education -

Free access to the Chronicle:
Did you know that Emory Libraries offer FREE continuous access to the Chronicle of Higher Education to Emory students, faculty, and staff? Ready to start reading The Chronicle online? Click the button below to access the instructions for locating this resource in the Emory databases.
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New Online Library Suggestion Form

Do you have any suggestions or comments for the Oxford College Library?  We'd love to hear them!  Use the link below to try out our new online suggestion form.
Access the Form

Featured Resource: Business Research Guide

Are you... 

  • writing a business plan or preparing for a pitch?
  • researching a company and its competitors for an interview or class project?
  • curious about specific industries, such as markets, trends, and financial performance?
  • looking for articles or books about enhancing your leadership skills or team effectiveness? 
  • identifying global business statistics, such as country indicators or industry data?
Emory Libraries has a guide to help with business research, designed to help you be more self-sufficient and confident in undertaking the business research process!
Access the Guide

New Resources

New Database: A&AePortal

We now have access to the following research databases:
  • A&AePortal: The A&AePortal provides an digital environment in which to discover and interact with important art and architectural history scholarship. The database includes both books that are difficult to access in print and new releases and born-digital publications (i.e.,digital only) made available as eBooks exclusively on the A&AePortal.
  • Al-Manhal: Al-Manhal provides 4 types of resources (ebooks, Peer-reviewed Journals, Theses & Dissertations, and Middle East Strategic Online Reports) and cross-searchable products on the same platform, and the content is available in multiple languages including Arabic, English, and French.
  • Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA): AILLA is a digital language archive of recordings, texts, and other multimedia materials in and about the indigenous languages of Latin America.
  • British Online Archives: Contains documents related to British and world history across a wide variety of themes and periods.
  • China Statistical Yearbooks Database: CSYD database covers statistical yearbook information in many subject areas, including energy, population and human resources, travel, etc.
  • Historical Statistical Abstracts of the US: The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States. It gathers statistics from various agencies into a more accessible format (PDF and downloadable excel tables).
  • Klapp Online Bibliography of French Literature: A comprehensive and authoritative bibliography of all periods of French literature from medieval through contemporary. It contains a database covering the years from 1991 to the present. The 1956-1990 years have been retrodigitized and made accessible in the form of a searchable PDF file.
  • RIPM Jazz: 105 full-text, searchable jazz periodicals published in the United States between 1914–2000.
If you have questions about any of these resources or if you have suggestions for new resources we should add, please contact your Personal Librarian.

Visit Emory's A-Z Databases List to see the complete list of New and Trial Databases.
View A-Z Databases List

Overdrive: Upcoming Changes

Have you ever been on a hold waitlist for an eBook or audiobook, only to have the book finally made available to you when you didn’t have time to read it? This spring, OverDrive is implementing an exciting new update called hold redelivery to replace auto-checkout. Hold redelivery allows OverDrive users to “pass” on their hold for an eBook or audiobook while still keeping the user’s place in line.
Learn More

Faculty Services and Resources Guide

Visit our NEW Faculty Service and Resource guide to get helpful information on how to access the many resources, services, and tools that are available to all Oxford College faculty.

This guide will help you:
  • Learn how to request items for Course Reserves
  • Search for research materials
  • Request library instruction sessions
Access the Guide


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