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Finding Pride at the Rainbow Book Fair

The arrival of June heralds yet another Pride Month, where we celebrate the brilliance and resilience of LGBTQ+ people around the world. This year marks the 55th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the liberation movement that followed. This pivotal event in Greenwich Village inspired a flourishing of queer literature that continues unabated five and Read More …

Celebrate Juneteenth with the Emory Libraries

In celebration of Juneteenth National Independence Day, the Emory Libraries has compiled a resource guide with books, videos, event links and more! Below are some guide highlights to get you started. Note that many of the links here are for the Emory community to access these materials via the Emory Libraries, but members of the Read More …

New York Times and Wall Street Journal for 2024 grads

If you graduated this spring, be sure you’ve registered and activated your New York Times / NYTimes.com and Wall Street Journal / WSJ.com student accounts for continued free access. Your student access to the New York Times will remain active until December 31, 2024. If you wish to continue access beyond this point, New York Times Read More …

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In May 1968, in an apartment in Berkeley California, two graduate students, Yuji Ichioka and Emma Gee, met to discuss the formation of a new activist organization composed of students of Asian descent. From these conversations emerged the Asian American Political Alliance and with it the first recorded use of the term Asian American. (For Read More …

Jewish American Heritage Month 2024

As we mark Jewish American Heritage Month in May, we reflect on the path to this recognition. The histories of Jews and the Americas have intertwined since 1492. On July 31 of that year, Spain expelled its non-Catholic subjects, and three days later Columbus departed on the voyage leading to the European “discovery” of the Western Read More …

Celebrating students and our “Paws and Relax” wellness event

Last week, Woodruff Library held a special wellness event called “Paws & Relax: A Therapy Pets Study Break.” This was the first time that we had organized this type of event since the pandemic, and it also coincided with a very tumultuous time on campus. Working with library administration and the Operations and Access team, Read More …

Alumni and the Library 2024

Congratulations, 2024 graduates! We want to provide a few reminders to you regarding library services as an Emory graduate. Whether you are staying in Atlanta or moving elsewhere, you will still have access to subject librarians for assistance via phone/Zoom, email, or chat. Once you join the Emory Alumni Association (EAA), you will have access Read More …

ADAMA exhibit to feature artwork of Pellom McDaniels III

Before he passed away in April 2020, Dr. Pellom McDaniels III was a professional football player, scholar, author, poet, professor and the curator of the African American collections at Emory’s Rose Library. Less well known among his many talents and pursuits, he was also an artist. Now his artwork will be exhibited at the African Read More …

Congratulations to the Emory Libraries’ 2024 Atwood Undergraduate Research Award Recipients!

  We’re very pleased to announce that Advik Bharadwaj, Nicholas Chang, Jaden Ellman, Toby Fuller, and Oli Turner are this year’s recipients of the Emory Libraries’ Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award. The Atwood Award recognizes Emory College undergraduates in all disciplines who use the Emory Libraries’ collections and research resources in their original papers, Read More …

De-stress with a furry friend at our Paws and Relax Therapy Pets Study Break

Students, are finals getting you down? Take a few moments to “paws” and de-stress on Tuesday, April 30 between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., when Emory Libraries brings back its Paws & Relax Therapy Pets Study Break to the Jones Room in the Woodruff Library. Emory students who sign up for a time slot at Read More …

End of spring semester 2024 survival guide

Finals are upon us! Whether it’s help with research, a quiet place to focus, or the equipment needed for recording a multi-media project, Emory Libraries has you covered. Check out all of the resources available within just the Robert W. Woodruff Library building: Quiet Study Areas There are several designated Quiet Study areas throughout the Read More …

Change the subject: Making the library catalog more inclusive

Have you ever wondered how library catalogs, like Emory’s Library Search, are built and maintained? Or how library catalogers decide upon the best terms to describe the books, articles, and other media that you use for your research? This process might seem far removed from your own work; however, it directly impacts the research process. Read More …