Student Learning Toolkit


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New students, please visit our Student Technology Recommendations and our Technology Setup Guide for step-by-step instructions to help you get started at Emory.

Essential Tools

Canvas

Nearly all Emory courses have associated Canvas sites to access readings, assignments, calendars, syllabi, online discussions, and more.

Zoom

Use this web-based video-conferencing service for remote class sessions and meetings, as well as for chatting, collaborating, or creating recordings.

Microsoft 365

Use Microsoft 365 for Emory email, calendars, file storage (OneDrive), and notetaking (OneNote), as well as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Emory-Wide Resources & Support

The Department of Accessibility Services is committed to providing access to campus resources and opportunities to allow students with disabilities to obtain a quality educational experience at Emory.

View Accessibility Services for Students

The Emory Libraries offer the following course resources:

The Emory Bookstore offers course materials to purchase or rent:

The Emory University Libraries provide guides, collections, and skilled subject librarians to support student research. Below are a few resources to get you started:

  • Research Help: view guides for finding, evaluating, and citing resources, as well as developing your topic
  • Materials: see all Emory has to offer, including databases, images, films, maps, archives, and more
  • Research Tools: search the collection and additional resources
  • Ask a Librarian: submit questions by email, chat, or text or locate subject librarians ready to help

Group Studies & Meeting Spaces for All Students

The following libraries and centers offer group study spaces that are available to all students. Please browse the school-specific resources section further down this page for additional spaces that may be available based on program.

Individual Studies & Carrels

The Emory Libraries offer a limited number of course viewing rooms for students to attend online class sessions while caught on campus for in-person classes. Please use the links below to reserve.

Woodruff Library offers a limited number of individual studies and carrels for students to reserve on a per-semester basis.

Video/Audio Production & Conferencing Studios

Woodruff Library offers a variety of studios for video and audio production, practicing and recording presentations, and online conferencing and streaming.

Technology Services & Spaces

Academic Technology Services provides the following technology tools, spaces, and support for all students:

Additional technology resources may be found at the following:

Equipment to Borrow

The Emory Libraries provide a variety of equipment for students, including laptops, cameras, and microphones.

View Library Equipment to Borrow

TechLab, Emory's campus makerspace, provides Raspberry Pi and Arduino kits, VR headsets, and button makers for checkout.

View TechLab Equipment to Borrow

The Writing Center provides a comprehensive list of both Emory and non-Emory resources for writers at all stages:

Student Workshops

Several libraries and centers run regular workshops specifically for students:

  • ECDS: data cleaning, visualization, and analysis using R, ArcGIS, Tableau, and other tools
  • Emory Libraries: research skills and media, digital, and data literacy (learn more about information literacy for students)
  • Hatchery: innovation and entrepreneurship skills
  • MediaLab: video, photo, and audio post production apps (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign)
  • TechLab: maker tools and skills (e.g., 3D modeling, coding, sewing, bookbinding, crocheting, and more)

All Emory Events

Emory offers a wealth of learning opportunites on campus, including faculty and guest lectures, round table discussions, literary readings, conversational meetups in multiple languages, and assorted workshops and training sessions.

View All Emory University Events

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning offers a wide variety of on-demand courses, including software and programming tutorials, business and organizational strategy, and more.

Visit the Emory Libraries Research Skills Workshops Guide to see a curated list of LinkedIn Learning courses for students.

Access LinkedIn Learning