Author Archives: Anne Marie McLean

Exhibition Opening: A Book More Precious Than Gold

Books often tell stories that go far beyond their printed text. Explore these stories at Pitts’ new exhibition A Book More Precious than Gold: Reading the Printed Book Alongside Its Previous Owners and Readers curated by Dr. Armin Siedlecki and Dr. Ulrich Bubenheimer with Dr. Eric Moore. This exhibition will run until November 30, 2019 […]

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DiscoverE Changes, August 15 2019

During the day on Thursday August 15, the Library will make some changes to DiscoverE; it’ll look a little different, as we work to make it easier for  users to find information they need. If you encounter something that’s not working normally in DiscoverE, please contact coreserviceshelp [at] emory [dot] edu.  If you have a […]

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Welcome, Candler Class of 2022!

Are you an incoming Candler student? Make space in your orientation week to take a library tour, where you will learn your way around as well as get started practicing with the tools of research (and you may even win some prizes!). Guided tours are available on Tuesday afternoon during pre-orientation and on Friday afternoon after the […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 12: Yasmine Green

We close our 2019 Summer Reading series with recommendations from a new face at Pitts Theology Library, Yasmine Green. Yasmine joins Pitts as the new Stacks and Circulation Specialist after recently completing her Bachelor of Arts at Agnes Scott College. In addition to her work at the circulation desk, Yasmine is in charge of Pitts’ book […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 11: Sarah Bogue

For our second to last Summer Reading blog post, we consulted a familiar face from the Pitts Reference and Circulation desks, and occasionally in your classroom! Sarah Bogue, Head of Research and Access Services, coordinates the busy service points of the library, conducts research consultations for both students and faculty, delivers instructional sessions in a […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 10: Carl Holladay

While Dr. Carl Holladay, Charles Howard Candler Professor of New Testament, may be retiring after 39 years on the Candler faculty, his book shelves are still full as he moves on to a new chapter, and he was enthused to provide us with some parting reading suggestions this week! Dr. Holladay is currently reading Robert Caro’s […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 9: Kailyn Middleton

Pitts’ Interlibrary Loan and Circulation Specialist, Kailyn Middleton, not only brought a new face to the library team this year, but also fascinating reading and listening suggestions for the summer! Kailyn joins the Pitts staff from the University of North Georgia and now works on Level 2 to bring you any books Emory’s libraries don’t […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 8: Roxanne Russell

This week Candler’s Director of Online Learning, Roxanne Russell, gave her two cents on great reads for the summer intercession! Roxanne supports the fully online Doctor of Ministry program and collaborates with Candler faculty to facilitate innovative methods of digital pedagogy. First, Roxanne suggests a book of short stories by innovative Chinese writer, Can Xue, titled […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 7: Liz Miller

Summer reading suggestions are brought to you this week by Elizabeth (Liz) Miller, Pitts Theology Library’s Reserves and Circulation Specialist. First, Liz recommends The privileged poor: how elite colleges are failing disadvantaged students by Anthony Abraham Jack (Harvard University Press, 2019). Written by a former scholarship student of elite institutions, this book sheds light on how and why disadvantaged students struggle at top […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 6: Susan Reynolds

This week Pitts consulted Dr. Susan B. Reynolds, Candler’s Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies, to add to your list of summer reading and resources! Dr. Reynolds provided several poignant recommendations that speak to theology and spirituality. First, Dr. Reynolds suggests Jean Vanier’s Becoming Human (Paulist Press, 2008). Vanier, who died in May at age 90, was […]

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