Author Archives: Anne Marie McLean

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

The Thanksgiving holiday is just around the corner, and Pitts is getting in the mood with these fun feasting woodcuts from the Digital Image Archive! A friendly reminder that the library will be closed from Wednesday November 25th to Sunday November 29th. Find all Pitts library hours at pitts.emory.edu/hours. We hope you enjoy your socially […]

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New Special Collections Additions at Pitts

Pitts recently added a number of interesting volumes to its world-renowned Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection, including two works that have a curious connection to the Augustinian monastery Rebdorf in Eichstädt (Bavaria). The first is an anti-Lutheran tract by Kilian Leib who served as prior of the monastery for half of the 16th century (1503 to […]

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Library Services for Finals and Term Papers

As hard as it may be to believe, the end of the Fall 2020 semester is on the horizon! As you turn toward final exams, research term papers, and finalize thesis topics, we at Pitts wish you the best of luck! Below are some reminders about library usage. Library Space Students who are approved to […]

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The Reformation of Suffering: A Kessler Conversation with Prof. Ronald Rittgers

Don’t miss the final installment of the Fall 2020 Kessler Conversations at Pitts Theology Library, 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?” These 30-45 minute conversations offer opportunities for the general public […]

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Theological Libraries Month 2020

October is Theological Libraries Month, celebrated to increase awareness of the importance and value of libraries serving theology and religious studies programs through communications and activities for faculty, administrators, staff, and students. As Pitts Theology Library joined Emory and universities around the globe in the shift to remote research and learning in response to the […]

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Open Access Week 2020

October 19–26 2020 is the tenth annual international Open Access Week, when scholars around the world celebrate resources that are open to everyone and advocate for more scholarship to be made freely available.  For many of us, this week passes without great fanfare. We may have heard the term “Open Access,” but it’s rarely at […]

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Weekly Webinars Available on Demand!

Every semester, Pitts Theology Library hosts a series of workshops to augment, support, and enhance student learning at Candler School of Theology. Pitts Weekly Workshops will help learners become efficient researchers, prolific writers, and well-prepared students. Weekly workshops cover everything from starting graduate research to worship planning. On-demand access to the first two Fall 2020 […]

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Upcoming Event: Kessler Conversation with Prof. Erik Heinrichs

Don’t forget to register for next week’s installment of this fall’s Kessler Conversation series on disease, healing, and pastoral care in the 16th century! The second Kessler Conversation will be with Professor Erik Heinrichs, Associate Professor of History at Winona State University. Professor Heinrichs is a historian of medieval and early modern Europe, with research interests […]

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New Acquisition: The Earliest Italian Rejection of Martin Luther

Pitts’ Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection recently acquired an early Italian response to Martin Luther’s reforms, the only copy known to exist outside of Europe. The work, published in 1532 as Jesus Maria. Opera Utilissima vulgare co[n]tra le p[er]nitiosissime heresie Lutherane per li simplici, was written by Giovanni Pili da Fano (1469-1539), and it is […]

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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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