Robert W. Woodruff Library

The Robert W. Woodruff Library brings together technology specialists and librarians in one facility to provide a range of services, such as collections, study space, research help, etc., to support the academic mission of Emory University.

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Self-service library hold pickup

Self-service library holds offer a quick and easy way for you to retrieve requested library materials.

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Research Tools and Study Spaces

Search Tool


Access to millions of scholarly publications

Search Tool


Find the best library databases for your research

Search Tool


Find electronic versions of journals, magazines, and newspapers

Subject Librarians

Find a specialist to help with your research needs and schedule a research consultation

Interlibrary Loan

We can borrow items from libraries around the world on your behalf through Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Reservable Spaces

Carrels, faculty studies, graduate study rooms, short-term group and individual study rooms, and more

Computing and Technology

Level 2 Library Service Desk

Equipment Collections

Audio visual equipment readily available for the Emory community

Levels 1, 2, 3, 4


Printing/copying/scanning for both the main and Oxford campuses

Throughout Woodruff Library

Learning Commons

Library computer workstations, multiple printing stations, group study rooms, loaner tech, and more

Level 4 Lobby Wing


Resources and technology for graphic design, video, audio, and image editing, web development, and 3D modeling

Level 1

Production Studios

Video, photo, and audio production, practicing and recording presentations, and online conferencing and streaming

Faculty and Instructor Technology

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Woodruff Library Building

Map, directions, and parking for the Woodruff Library Building, home of the Woodruff Library, Rose Library, Business Library, Schatten Gallery, and more

Building Layout

Locations of libraries, departments, service desks, and study spaces

Visitor Information

The Woodruff Library Building welcomes non-Emory affiliated researchers and visitors during visitor hours