Celebrate Black History Month with Historic Newspapers

As filmmaker Stanley Nelson noted, “from the publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827, the pioneering men and women of the black press have given voice to stories and events that otherwise would have gone undocumented” (The Black Press: Soldiers without Swords). Find these stories—from the Freedom’s Journal to the Chicago Defender— in Emory’s…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer seven graduate fellowships for 2020-2021

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partners offer fellowships to advanced graduate students. (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html). Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering seven fellowships for 2020-2021. Deadline: February 24, 2020 by 4pm Anne and Bill Newton Fellowship Black Women Writers and Intellectuals Fellowship Data Services Graduate Fellowship Digital Humanities Graduate Fellowship Instruction…

2020 Women of Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Emory, 2/25/2020 from 6-8pm

Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the 5th year in a row, Emory University Libraries and Teaching and Learning Technologies will host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to improve coverage of women on Wikipedia and to empower new editors. According to Women in Red (WiR),  as of 10 February 2020, only 18.25% of English Wikipedia’s biographies were…

Library Workshops for Undergraduates

The Emory Libraries is offering another set of workshops for undergraduate students this semester. These workshops will be an opportunity for undergraduates to build-up a number of transferable skills and get to know the libraries a bit better. You can sign-up for workshops below. We hope you’ll join us! Questions? Contact Sarah Morris at sarah…

Tell us what you really think!

Emory Libraries is seeking your input about online learning tools that would help students understand concepts related to the use of library resources and services.  We want to hear from students about how you learn online and what types of online learning tools (e.g. tutorials, videos, infographics, etc.) you think would be helpful. For faculty,…

Celebrate Black History Month with Streaming Video

This is the first of a series of four posts highlighting digital collections that celebrate black history. With the Libraries subscription to Academic Video Online and other streaming video services, members of the Emory community can access hundreds of documentary films that celebrate the black experience in the United States and abroad. Don’t know where…

Now lending portable turntables at the Music and Media Library

Do you have vinyl records you want to play, but no turntable? Or are you thinking about starting a vinyl collection, but want to first try some records out? Or do you just want to listen to one of Emory’s approximately 7000 vinyl records in the comfort of your own dorm room? To support our…

New Databases–January 2020

The Emory Libraries now have access to a variety of new resources! The A&AePortal  is now available from Yale University Press provides an digital environment in which to discover and interact with important art and architectural history scholarship. The database includes both books that are difficult to access in print and new releases and born-digital…

Poet Nikki Giovanni to give free reading at Emory on Feb. 22

This event could reach capacity. Seating is limited, so please plan to arrive early and allow for traffic in the event area. Celebrated activist poet Nikki Giovanni will read her work on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. The event is open to the public at…

Does the library have my textbook?

Emory Libraries are pleased to welcome you back in 2020; we hope to help you be productive and successful this spring semester. If you are looking for materials from your class syllabus, below are some tips for finding them. You can find more suggestions on the “for Students” tab of the Affordable Textbooks and Teaching Materials…