Author Archives: Anne Marie McLean

Summer Reading, vol. 6: Brady Beard

Reading recommendations this week come from the shelves and playlists of Pitts’ Reference & Instruction Librarian, Brady Alan Beard! Brady not only manages Pitts’ reference services for the Candler and Emory communities, but is also finishing his dissertation as a candidate in Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion Hebrew Bible program. When he’s not writing, you’ll […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 5: Elizabeth Corrie

Our summer reading recommendations this week come from Dr. Elizabeth Corrie, Associate Professor in the Practice of Youth Education and Peacebuilding and Director of the Religious Education Program. Dr. Corrie’s teaching draws on commitments to both peace with justice and the education of young people, particularly the development of teaching and ministry that empower people […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 4: Brinna Michel

This week, we spoke to a librarian at Pitts whose work behind the scenes ensures that you can find the books and resources you need in our online catalog! Brinna Michael specializes in metadata, which describes and makes discoverable objects in the Digital Image Archive, church conference minutes, databases, online exhibitions, and more. This work […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 3: Susan Hylen

This week we visit the library of Dr. Susan E. Hylen for summer reading recommendations! Dr. Hylen teaches courses in New Testament at Candler and in Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion, equipping students to become responsible interpreters of the biblical texts. She has authored books on the history of women in the New Testament and […]

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Pitts Closed for Memorial Day (Monday 5/25)

Pitts Theology Library will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. The Library will resume its current operations and services on Tuesday, May 26. Happy Memorial Day!

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Summer Reading, vol. 2: Myron McGhee

This week, we spoke with Circulation Specialist Myron McGhee (’95T)! Myron has been a vital part of the Pitts staff for many years managing patron accounts, overseeing item loans, and more. As a Candler MDiv graduate himself, Myron has been a source of inspiration and support for generations of Candler students.  Outside of the library, […]

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Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection Research Fellows, 2020-2021

Pitts Theology Library is excited to announce the second cohort of Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection Research Fellows. These three scholars were selected from a competitive pool of applicants and will conduct year-long research projects on items in the Kessler Collection, producing essays and curating digital exhibitions. Alyssa Lehr Evans is a doctoral candidate in […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 1: Ann McShane

This week, Pitts launches its Summer Reading Series for 2020, bringing you recommendations for books, podcasts, videos, and more from library and Candler staff and faculty during the intercession. We begin this year’s series with suggestions from Ann McShane, Project Digital Asset Librarian. Ann plays an important part in preparing the library’s collections for digital […]

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Returning Library Materials

Effective immediately, all due dates for materials currently on loan from any Emory library will be extended through September 1, 2020. Patrons are asked to keep any items now in their possession until further notice. All fines and late fees incurred between March 11th and September 1st will be waived.   In the event you need […]

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Faculty Acquisitions for 2020

Pitts Theology Library is celebrating the careers of retiring Candler professors Steve Kraftchick and Karen Scheib with two new rare book acquisitions. For the past several years, Pitts has acquired rare books on the occasion of faculty retirements, books related to the careers and contributions of these incredible scholars. This year, both acquisitions fall within […]

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