Information Resources for Research and Teaching
Emory University provides a wealth of electronic information resources that are available to the law school community. These resources offer a significant supplement to the resources offered by the law school's library and information technology department. These University resources are available at the Robert W. Woodruff Library Center for Library and Information Resources (CLAIR). CLAIR is designed to bring together traditional library and electronic information resources in an integrated environment for the entire Emory community.
Resources available at CLAIR include:
- The Lewis H. Beck Center for Electronic Collections & Services
- Established by the Emory University General Libraries in 1994, the Lewis H. Beck Center for Electronic Collections and Services promotes and supports the use of scholarly electronic collections by Emory University faculty, students and staff. The Beck Center actively acquires and makes available for research and instructional purposes the rapidly expanding corpus of full-text databases and multimedia titles which comprise electronic collections.
- ECIT - The Emory Center for Interactive Teaching
- Emory's Center for Interactive Teaching (ECIT) provides expertice and facilities to assist Emory faculty with incorporating interactive multimedia technologies into the teaching experience. Since its inception in 1996, a wide array of technologies have been explored, including: Web site authoring, digital audio and video editing, electronic bulletin boards, virtual collaboration spaces, on-line testing/student tracking and various videoconferencing and teleconferencing systems. The Center's combination of these technology-based learning systems with support from its staff experienced in both technology and teaching has proven to be a successful mix. Services offered include Blackboard.
- Electronic Data Center
- Electronic Data Center was established in 1996 to support quantitative research in the Social Sciences by members of the Emory Community. Located in the Technology Centers (Room 217) in the Robert W. Woodruff Library, the Data Center provides researchers at Emory with access to a broad collection of numeric data, workstations with statistical and mapping software and a knowledgeable staff with expertise in data development and quantitative research. The Electronic Data Center at Emory University is one of a handful of full-service Data Centers among universities in the United States.
- Multimedia and Videoconferencing Classroom
- Emory College's videoconference facility is located in Woodruff Library's Technology Center, W217. The 25 seat conference room enables participants to conduct live, two-way or multipoint videoconferences with university faculty and students throughout the world. The system is available to deliver classes remotely and bring guest faculty lecturers to campus.
- The Multimedia Center
- The Multimedia Center provides computer, multimedia and video facilities in a hands-on environment where customers work with images, audio, video and text. Our knowledgeable staff is on hand to help as you scan images, design a presentation, create a web page, edit audio or video clips or develop your own applications of new media technologies. One-on-one and group training is available in the Multimedia Center on a variety of software applications and resources.
Please refer to the listed websites for additional information about any of these resources.