I'd like to take a moment to welcome you to Emory Libraries, the intellectual and interdisciplinary heart and soul of Emory University. 

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 Collections, Emory Theses and Dissertations, and OpenEmory provide worldwide access to unique collections. Our 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.

Emory Libraries, ranked among the top 20 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in North America, includes 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. Our other libraries include the Science Commons, Cox Hall Computing Center, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, and the Oxford College Library, located on the Oxford campus approximately 30 miles from Atlanta.

Other library spaces include the Pitts Theology Library, the Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, and the Library Service Center operated in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology,

Emory Libraries’ collections include more than 5.8 million volumes, 430,000 electronic journals, over 1.8 million electronic books, and internationally renowned special collections.

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library is home to over 200,000 volumes and 21,000 linear feet of manuscript material. Rose Library’s collections span more than 800 years of history, with particular focus on modern literature and poetry, African American history and culture, political, social and cultural movements, and the University’s archives.

You can engage with the libraries via our website and social media or by visiting in person. We look forward to connecting with you during your time at Emory and beyond!

Valeda F. Dent, PhD
Vice Provost, Emory University Libraries & Museum