Author Archives: Anne Marie McLean

EBOLA: People + Public Health + Political Will Digital Exhibition Now Available Online

Georgia State University and Emory University, in collaboration with the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, announce the online exhibition EBOLA: People + Public Health + Political Will.  Developed by the CDC Museum in 2017, EBOLA: People + Public Health + Political Will explores the history of Ebola […]

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Fall 2020 Weekly Webinars

Wondering how to get started on your midterm papers? In this week’s Research 101 webinar, Pitts reference librarians will walk you through the research process, give you tips for optimizing the Emory catalog and databases, and teach you the habits of mind you’ll need to be an effective researcher. This webinar is open to all […]

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Kessler Conversations 2020

Pitts was delighted to host Professor Anna M. Johnson in the library’s inaugural Kessler Conversation with over 70 attendees last week! In case you missed this insightful session on “Christian Ethics in Times of Plague,” you can view the recording on demand from the comfort of your own home. Don’t forget to register for the […]

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Pitts Closed for Labor Day

Please note that Pitts Theology Library will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Remote and on site services will resume on Tuesday, September 8. For all Pitts hours, visit http://pitts.emory.edu/hours. Happy Labor Day!

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Recommended Reading from Dr. Nichole Phillips

This week marks the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, and today the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s delivery of his “I Have a Dream” speech. In commemoration of this important day in history, Dr. Nichole R. Phillips, Associate Professor in the Practice of Sociology of Religion and Culture and Director […]

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Using the Library from a Distance: Pitts Services, Research, and Resources during COVID-19

Today Pitts is excited to welcome Emory students, faculty, and staff back to the library with new policies and procedures in place to adhere to university–wide health guidelines. Find all the information you’ll need about new protocol at pitts.emory.edu/policies, and learn how to take advantage of the library’s resources from a safe distance distance with […]

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Tips and Tricks for Online Resources

As students and faculty adapt to online and distance learning, chances are you’ll have to access a digital resource or two during the fall semester. Find some helpful tips and tricks below for a quick guide to using ebooks, databases, online periodicals, and more!   Skip the Searching with Libguides! Find vetted, reputable resources in […]

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Announcing Kessler Conversations 2020

We are excited to launch the Kessler Conversations at Pitts Theology Library this fall. This is a series of online interviews with leading church historians and theologians, asking this question, “What relevance do the events, personalities, and texts of the Protestant Reformation hold for contemporary communities?” On the first Wednesday of each month this Fall, […]

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Video Streaming Options at Emory

Looking for ways to stream videos this fall? Current Emory students, faculty, and staff have access to a wide variety of streaming video resources, from documentaries to music to popular studio films. While not a comprehensive list, these are some of Emory’s most popular streaming services: Academic Video Online (AVON): Best for documentaries in history, […]

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Summer Reading, Vol.12: Roger Sangburm Nam

As the summer intercession comes to a close, Pitts wraps up its Summer Reading Recommendation blog series by consulting a brand new face to the Emory and Candler faculty! Roger S. Nam will join us this fall as professor of Hebrew Bible. Dr. Nam formally served as dean and professor of biblical studies at Portland […]

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