Author Archives: Anne Marie McLean

Forthcoming Exhibition: Evangelicalism in America

As the fall exhibition at Pitts comes to a close, we look forward to a new one on the horizon! From December 16, 2019 to March 20, 2020, Pitts will feature “Thy Kingdom Come: American Evangelicalism from George Whitefield to Contemporary Politics” curated by Brandon Wason and Eric Moore. Following the 250 year legacy of […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Please note that Pitts Theology Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27th, and the library will remain closed through Sunday, December 1st. This is in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. For all Pitts hours, visit pitts.emory.edu/hours. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Inaugural Kessler Research Fellow, Prof. Ulrich Bubenheimer

Pitts Theology Library welcomed its first inaugural Kessler Collection Research Fellow this fall, a new appointment supported by the Kessler donors. Prof. Ulrich Bubenheimer retired from the University of Heidelberg and is a renowned expert in identifying manuscripts related to the Reformations of the 16th century. He first reached out to Pitts when he discovered […]

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New Search: Reference and Instruction Librarian

Pitts is excited to launch a search for a full time Reference and Instruction Librarian! Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Reference and Instruction Librarian (RIL) will staff the reference desk for 15-18 hours per week during regular semester, coordinate the desk schedule, and help lead orientation for all new students at Candler […]

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Film Screening: “Healing the Healers”

This Friday, November 8th, Pitts Theology Library will sponsor a film screening of Healing the Healers, a series of documentary films about pastoral care for pastoral care providers, now available to current Emory students, faculty, and staff through the library catalog. The 30-minute highlight film will be followed by a panel discussion with the director, Kirsten Kelly, […]

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Upcoming Workshop: Tropy

Tropy is a free, open-source desktop application designed to help researchers organize and describe the photos they take in archives in intuitive and useful ways. It allows users to group photos of research materials, annotate images, add metadata, export to other applications, and easily search their collections. In many humanities and social sciences departments, faculty both […]

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Reformation Day Registration

The 32nd annual Reformation Day at Emory will be held next week on Tuesday, October 29th. This year’s program explores the theme “The Story of Our Books: Producing, Collecting, and Owning Books of the 16th Century.”  Currently, registration is full for the morning presentations and lunch in Convocation Hall. However, interested participants are invited to […]

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Workshop: Zotero

Don’t miss this week’s workshop, which will introduce you to the free citation management tool Zotero! Zotero is used by many Candler students and faculty use to keep track of resources, take notes, and generate citations. This workshop is appropriate if you have not yet used Zotero, or need a refresher in the basic features of […]

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Reminder: Fall Break Library Hours

Please note that Pitts Theology Library will be closed Saturday, October 12th and Sunday, October 13th for Fall Break. Pitts will also be on shortened hours (7:30am-5:00pm) on Monday, October 14th and Tuesday October 15th. For all Pitts hours, visit http://pitts.emory.edu/hours. During your time off, check out this 18th-century emblem depicting the Autumn harvest from Johann Christoph Weigel’s 1700 Ethica […]

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Exhibition Tours: A Book More Precious Than Gold

Learn the stories hidden behind a book’s pages at Pitts Theology Library’s fall exhibition, A Book More Precious than Gold Reading the Printed Book Alongside Its Previous Owners and Readers! All are invited to view the exhibition any time the library is open. We are also pleased to offer tours. Tour groups meet at the […]

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