New online portal honors African American WWI soldiers at historic Atlanta cemetery

By Steve Bransford Oakland Cemetery is a microcosm of Atlanta history. Examining the lives of individuals buried at the downtown site provides a window onto the families, institutions, and social forces that have shaped Georgia’s capital since the cemetery opened in 1850. There are some well-known individuals buried at Oakland — author Margaret Mitchell, Mayor […]

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Archival annotations made easy with Readux open source software

readux exhibit

Access to archival materials is being extended onto laptops and into classrooms through the open source software Readux, developed by technologists at Emory University for use in research, pedagogy, publishing, and public scholarship. Anyone can log into the Readux website using Google, GitHub, Facebook, or Twitter credentials, then sit back and read digitized collections, add […]

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Sign up for ECDS spring 2018 workshops


Digital publishing and data visualization are among the varied topics on offer in the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) workshop series for the Spring 2018 semester. ECDS specialists are teaching the workshops, which are designed to provide Emory University faculty, students, and staff with the opportunity to add new skills to their digital scholarship toolkits. Several of […]

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