Welcome

Welcome to Emory University Libraries, the interdisciplinary intellectual commons for Emory. 

Our innovative resources, services, spaces, and collections were developed and designed to advance the success of Emory students, faculty, and staff and to benefit the surrounding community.  Our Emory Digital CollectionsEmory Theses and Dissertations, and OpenEmory provide worldwide access to unique collections. 

Emory Libraries services are created and offered by talented library and information technology professionals who are excited to partner with and assist you in scholarly inquiry, research, production, and teaching. 

This expertise—along with our print and electronic resources, distinctive special and archival collections, exhibitions, programs, centers, tools, labs, and spaces—combine to create an innovative and inviting environment to engage and enable your imagination. 

The Emory University Libraries, ranked among the top 20 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in North America, include the Robert W. Woodruff Library, which is also home to the Goizueta Business Library, the Heilbrun Music and Media Library, and the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.  Other library spaces include the Science Commons, Cox Hall Computing Center, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, the Pitts Theology Library, the Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, the Library Service Center operated in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Oxford College Library located on the Oxford Campus approximately 30 miles from Atlanta. 

The collections at the nine Emory Libraries include more than 5.6 million volumes, 400,970 electronic journals, over 1.6 million electronic books, and internationally renowned special collections. 

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library is home to over 190,000 cataloged titles and more than 19,000 linear feet of manuscript material. Rose Library’s collections span more than 800 years of history, with particular depth in modern literature and poetry, African American history and culture, political, social and cultural movements, and the University’s archives. 

I invite you to learn more about our wonderful libraries through our website and social media or by visiting our libraries in person.  In July 2022, we are excited to welcome Valeda F. Dent, PhD, as the inaugural vice provost of libraries and museum

As always, we appreciate your interest and support, and look forward to seeing you in the Libraries. 

Lisa A. Macklin, Interim Dean and University Librarian