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.

Library Service Desk with safety plexiglass

2021-2022 Academic Year

The Woodruff Library Building is open. Non-Emory visitors are welcome, and must adhere to all current and applicable Emory COVID-19 health and safety protocols at the time of their visit, including face covering requirements, symptom checking, and recommended hygiene practices. See Visitor Information for more details.

The Music and Media Library service desk will close starting fall semester, making way for additional study areas for students. Course Reserves, equipment, and media will circulate from the Library Service Desk on Level 2. 

Library Service Desk

As the central service point for the Woodruff Library, the Library Service Desk is your one-stop shop for inquiries about borrowing materials, electronic resource access, printing, research help, or directional inquiries.

We are located on Level 2 of the Woodruff Library Building, immediately past the Business Library and across from our printer station. 

Text: 404-994-3366

Computing and Technology

  • EaglePrint (Levels 1, 2, 3, 4)
    Emory's enterprise printing/copying/scanning service for both the main and Oxford campuses.

  • Learning Commons (throughout Woodruff Library)
    Learning Commons combines technological resources and support services in an accessible, welcoming environment. Our offerings include library computer workstations, multiple printing stations, group study rooms, loaner tech, and more.

  • MediaLab (Level 4 Lobby Wing)
    MediaLab provides resources and technology for graphic design, video, audio, and image editing, web development, and 3D modeling.

  • Woodruff Library Equipment Collections (Level 2 Library Service Desk)
    The Woodruff Library offers a pool of audio visual equipment readily available for the Emory community.

  • Production Studios (Level 1) 
    Our production studios support video, photo, and audio production, practicing and recording presentations, and online conferencing and streaming.

  • Student Technology Support (Level 1)
    A free service for Emory students providing technical support and assistance for a variety of issues on student-owned devices. 

Faculty and Instructor Technology

  • Center for Faculty Development and Excellence (Level 2): 
    The CFDE supports faculty in the areas of teaching, research, and professional development. 

  • Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (Level 3) 
    ECDS works with Emory University faculty, students, and staff to provide expertise, consultation, and technical assistance in the creation of digital projects and publications.

  • Teaching and Learning Technologies (Level 2) 
    TLT is dedicated to helping Emory University faculty create rich educational experiences for our student body. We support a number of services, including Canvas, Poll Everywhere, and more.


The Robert W. Woodruff Library is located within the Woodruff Library Building at 540 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. This facility is home to several other Emory Libraries:

Please visit Office and Department Contacts for a complete list of departments, libraries, and services within the Woodruff Library Building.