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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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2020-2021 Academic Year

The Robert W. Woodruff Library is accessible to current Emory students, faculty, and staff who have completed the Emory onboarding process. Appointments are no longer required for building access and the stacks tower is open for browsing. 

In compliance with the Emory Foward visitor policy, visitors may schedule an appointment to visit the Woodruff Library. For more information see Visitor Information

Requests for Emory Libraries materials placed via discoverE are still available and encouraged. 

The Music and Media Library location is closed for the summer semester, but equipment and media loans are available by request, and books, journals, and scores are available through discoverE.

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.

  • Music and Media Library Equipment Collections (Level 4 Lobby Wing)
    The Music and Media Library offers a pool of audio visual equipment readily available for the Emory community.

  • Production Studios (Level 1) 
    Student Production Studio, Music & Audio Recording Studio, and One Button Studio

  • 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. 

  • Classroom Technologies (Level 2)
    Innovative room and space management tools, classroom technology solutions and audiovisual services supporting the primary teaching, learning, research, and service missions of the University.

  • 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, Coursera, LinkedIn Learning, 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 Locations and Services for a complete list of departments, libraries, and services within the Woodruff Library Building.