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Librarians’ Assembly hosts the 2018 Fall Professional Development Day

The Librarians Assembly held its Fall 2018 Professional Development Day last week in the Jones Room. Scheduled twice a year in the spring and fall, the Professional Development Day is an opportunity for librarians and LITS staff to present on topics related to their professional development in a short, lightning-round format. Forum presentation topics include […]

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Jennifer Gunter King, Director, Rose Library

Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library has named Jennifer Gunter King as its new director. She started on Oct. 15. “Jennifer brings a wealth of experience and an expansive view of libraries, not only from a special collections aspect but from a broader organizational understanding,” says University Librarian Yolanda Cooper. “She will […]

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Saira Raza selected for Art on the Beltline

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This year, I was selected as one of 50 artists to participate in Art on the Atlanta Beltline. The Exquisite Corpse: Explorations in Avant Garde Cello, Light, and Movement is a concept I’ve been working on for over a year, and I’m very excited to have the chance to share it this Saturday, September 15. […]

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David Smith, Access Services Librarian, Emory Libraries

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David Smith is the new access services librarian for the Woodruff Library service desk. Before Emory, David spent 10+ years at the Gwinnett County Public Library, first as public services librarian and then as branch manager. He began his library career at the University of Georgia main library, where he started life as a student […]

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New students arrival and Academic Showcase 2018

The Emory Class of 2022 arrives on campus on Saturday, August 25. Student Digital Life (SDL) and the Emory Libraries will have a table at the Orientation Expo on Saturday in WoodPEC to answer questions and promote our services. In conjunction with the Orientation office, the Outreach & Education Team and the Libraries are once […]

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Melissa Hackman, Librarian for Sociology and Development Studies, Scholarly Communications

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Melissa Hackman recently started as the new librarian for sociology and development studies in Emory Library’s scholarly communication. In this capacity, she will provide the full range of subject specific library services to Sociology and Development Studies including collection management, consultations, instruction, assessment, and reference. Melissa has taught at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Brown […]

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After 49 years, Betty Berry has left an indelible mark on Emory Libraries

When Betty Berry came to work at Emory, Nixon was in the White House, Neil Armstrong was landing on the moon, gas was 35-cents a gallon, and the Robert W. Woodruff Library was opening its doors. Betty’s career has literally spanned the life of the Woodruff Library, where she has worked for five decades. Born […]

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