Library Resources

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This resource focuses on major development websites, locating books, reports and articles, resources from governments, job opportunities, international bodies and organizations, specialized regional and country information including news sources, mapping and statistical resources, locating videos, and other useful information.

Travel & Research


Institute for Developing Nations 

In 2006 US President Jimmy Carter and Emory University President James Wagner founded the Institute for Developing Nations (IDN) to signal their commitment to joining higher education and international development. IDN connects research and academic programs at Emory and The Carter Center’s Peace.

Additional Resources

Institute of Human Rights 

Seeks to advance the cause of human rights through educational, research and community awareness programs...

Lillian Carter Center for International Nursing 

Works to improve of the health of vulnerable people worldwide through nursing education, research, practice, and policy...

Center for Global Safe WASH 

Conducts applied research, evaluation, and training to promote global health equity through universal access to safe water...

Emory Global Health Institute 

Is committed to advancing Emory University’s efforts to improve health around the world...

Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives 

Works in partnership with deans, directors, and faculty to develop and support global initiatives and strategic planning...

International SOS 

Provides advisories and information about international locations and a tracking system to reach Emory students and faculty who are traveling abroad...

Language Resources

Language Center

The Emory College Language Center provides support for the teaching and learning of foreign languages at Emory. Emory University’s language departments teach 19 curricular languages. The Center provides faculty and students with technology facilities and staff, language lab and classrooms, faculty consultation and development, lecture events, and online learning resources.

Working with the Emory Program in Linguistics we also support the needs of students learning Less-Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs) not currently taught in the curriculum, through the SILS program.

French and Italian

Spanish and Portoguese


Arabic, Hindi, and Persian

African languages

Languages not currently taught at Emory

Other language learning resources at Emory and in the Atlanta area

Is English Your Second Language?  Learn About Support Available to MDP Students

Writing Resources

Emory Writing Center

The writing center staff helps students to improve the draft they are working on as well as future writing. The center sees improving the individual grade not as the end in itself, but as a by-product of improving the writing process.