Rose Library’s William Dawson items to be exhibited at ASO concerts

Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (Rose Library) is partnering with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the upcoming ASO concert series featuring Conrad Tao on February 23 and 24 at the Woodruff Arts Center. The concert features Alabama composer William Levi Dawson’s “Negro Folk Symphony” (1934, revised ca. 1952). Rose…

Andrew Young, Ernie Suggs to discuss new book Feb. 22

Hearing first-person stories from the front lines of the civil rights movement is becoming a rare opportunity these days, especially from someone so integral to Atlanta’s growth as a city during the 20th century. But students and others in the Emory and Atlanta communities will have that chance on Wednesday, February 22, when US Ambassador…

Tyre Nichols and researching police violence in the news

Emory students, faculty, and staff can follow events surrounding the death of Tyre Nichols through the library’s subscriptions to local, national and international newspapers. Events leading to the death of Nichols and public response to the incident have been widely reported in the press. Thus far, we know that on January 7, Memphis police officers…

New Open Access Publishing Agreements

Emory Libraries is pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2023, all Emory University researchers (i.e., anyone with an emory.edu email address) can publish open access in all American Chemical Society (ACS), Royal Society (RS), and Institute of Physics (IOP) journals at no cost to the researcher. These costs – called article processing charges…

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2023

On January 27, we honor those whose lives were forever changed by Nazism on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Holocaust Remembrance Day, which marks the anniversary of the liberation of more than 6,000 people from Auschwitz-Birkenau by Soviet forces, is a day of international mourning for the suffering of the millions of victims of the Holocaust,…

AI and I: On the intersection of artificial intelligence and the humanities

Pulp Fiction in the style of Wes Anderson; Monet’s garden depicted by Edward Hopper; you as an ancient Egyptian pharaoh . . . Some of our wildest imaginations can now take material form in the digital world with the help of artificial intelligence. AI art generators consume data from all over the internet, remix and…

US Poet Laureate Ada Limón to give reading at Emory University

Ada Limón, the current US poet laureate, will give a public reading at Emory University on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, at 3 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium. Books will be for sale at the reading, with a signing immediately following the event. Attendees can register for the reading, which is open to the public at no…

Emory Libraries incorporates Homosaurus vocabulary in the library catalog

Historically, the classification and cataloging of LGBTQ+ materials in libraries has been less than inclusive. While the overriding desire of Emory catalogers is to make your resources relevant and representative – as well as easy to find – we have been restricted by a traditional approach that can sometimes feel limited, or even biased. Fortunately,…

Public Domain Day January 1, 2023: Works from 1927 are open to all

On January 1, 2023, copyrighted works from 1927 entered the US public domain. They are now free for all to copy, share, and build upon. These include Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse and the final Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, the German science-fiction film Metropolis and Alfred Hitchcock’s first thriller, compositions by Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller,…

Spring semester research and teaching resources

Welcome back, instructors! The spring semester is almost here, and Emory Libraries wanted to share the contacts, resources, and services that we offer in support of your courses. As always, please reach out to your library if you need any assistance. Instruction support Emory Libraries Instructional Services: Learn about how you can get support from the Libraries…

POV: You’re a music library intern

My name is Damaris Billups (she/her), and I am a senior music major at Agnes Scott College. This semester, I had the opportunity to intern in the Marian K. Heilbrun Music and Media Library with music and dance librarian Peter Shirts. I came to this internship because of my initial interest in music librarianship. I…

Winter Recess at Emory Libraries

The Emory Libraries will be closed for Winter Recess beginning Friday, December 23. Please plan your research visit and material requests accordingly, as requests cannot be fulfilled during closing hours.  See our Hours page for Winter Intersession open hours and exceptions. Here are the Winter Recess closing dates:  Friday, December 23 through Monday, January 2  Woodruff Library,…