Tag Archives: Music and Media Library

James Steffen receives positive review for work on the Colour of Pomegranates

James Steffen, Film Studies & Media Librarian, participated in the research to restore the 1969 film Colour of Pomegranates by Sergei Parajanov.  The restored film was recently reviewed by Sight and Sound, a leading film magazine.  In the review, the work which James contributed is recognized: According to Home Cinema‘s Michael Brooke, “The film’s many internal mysteries, […]

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Course Reserves adds FLIP lending library

This summer, Emory’s First-Generation Low Income Partnership (“FLIP”) and the Course Reserves team collaborated on bringing the FLIP lending library to Woodruff Library. This collection was started with the goal of helping first generation and low-income students acquire books for their courses. It is comprised solely of student donations, and available books range across multiple […]

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Anne Marie McLean, Library Coordinator, Music and Media Library

Anne Marie McLean is the new music and media library coordinator. As a graduate student at Emory, she earned her master’s degree in theological studies in 2016. She also started working in Emory Libraries as a graduate student supervisor at Woodruff and then was hired as the interlibrary loan and document delivery specialist at Pitts Theology Library […]

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Peter Shirts, Music Librarian, Music & Media Library

Peter Shirts has joined the Woodruff Library as the newest music librarian. Prior to coming to Atlanta, he was the music and audiovisual librarian for over two years at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Peter also spent time as the Junior Fellow Intern in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. A native of Utah, […]

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Circulating laptops available in Woodruff Library

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Starting in January, the Music & Media Library has started to circulate a small collection of four MacBook and six Dell laptops for a circulating period of seven days.  This collection was created in response to requests from faculty, staff, and students, for whom the 3-hour circulating collection was not meeting their needs. Many of the faculty and staff […]

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LITS student workers enjoy graduation party

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Every year, the HR department hosts a graduation party for the Emory student workers who are graduating in the spring. This year, the party was held in the Jones Room in the Woodruff Library. It included pizza and other refreshments, a cupcake-making contest, and a photo booth. Twenty students were in attendance and were honored for […]

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Steffen book wins prestigious literary honor

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A book written by James Steffen, Film and Media Studies Librarian, has been selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2014 by Choice, a publication that offers reviews for academic libraries, in the January 15 issue. The book is titled The Cinema of Sergei Parajanov and details the struggles Parajanov had in making films under the oppressive Soviet government. […]

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