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First InfoForum of the year draws large audience

Campus and Community Relations (CCR) hosted the school year’s first InfoForum this week. Held in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library, the InfoForum was attended by nearly 50 LITS employees from across the division. Using the same format as last year, which featured three speakers representing library, IT, and Emory campus interests, this week’s […]

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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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Brenna Edwards, Project Digital Archivist, Rose Library

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Brenna Edwards is the new project digital archivist in the Rose Library. She arrives at Emory after spending the past two years working as a project archivist in the Southern Historical Collection in the Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill and as a graduate assistant at UNC’s Undergraduate Library. She also interned with the Tennessee Technological University […]

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Lolita Rowe, Community Outreach Archivist, Rose Library

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Lolita Rowe is the new community outreach archivist for the Rose Library. She spent the past eleven years being a jack-of-all-trades in the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, including four years in the special collections archive, where she was the reference and outreach coordinator. She handled the social media for special collections, met with various community […]

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ECDS and LITS welcome record-breaking crowd to Atlanta Studies Symposium

The Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), in partnership with offices across the university and institutions around the region, welcomed a record-breaking crowd of more than 250 attendees to the sixth annual Atlanta Studies Symposium hosted at the Robert W. Woodruff Library this past April. The publisher of the open access Atlanta Studies journal and a […]

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Jacqueline Reed, Sr. Instruction Specialist, Rose Library

Jacqueline Reed is the newest senior instruction specialist to join the Rose Library. She comes to Emory from The University of Mississippi Libraries, where she was a library specialist for three years. Before that, she was employed nine years as a library assistant at the First Regional Library System in Mississippi. Born and raised in Sardis, MS, Jacqueline […]

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Mari Evans panel celebrates the life of the famous writer

What is the best way to honor a legendary writer nearly a year after she has passed away? How about a forum with her closest friends and colleagues? Emory Libraries recently hosted a poetry reading and panel discussion honoring Mari Evans, who was a poet, writer, dramatist, and a key figure in the Black Arts […]

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