Rose Library condemns attack on Salman Rushdie

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University expresses deep concern for Salman Rushdie’s well-being and sends every good wish for his recovery from a violent attack last week. In 2006, when the library acquired the papers of Salman Rushdie, the acquisition marked an important commitment to the long-term stewardship…

Access issues with Kanopy streaming videos

Kanopy, one of our main academic streaming video providers, recently migrated to a new platform that no longer supports the proxy URL system commonly used by Emory and other universities to manage access to electronic resources. As a result, users at Emory and other institutions are reporting sporadic playback issues with their videos. The library…

August is National Black Business Month

August is National Black Business Month, a time for people to recognize black business and entrepreneurs. The origins of this month dates back to 2004 when Frederick E. Jordan and John William Templeton wanted to highlight Black entrepreneurs after reflecting on the challenges they faced as business owners. However, I could argue this appreciation goes…

Annual PitchBook account renewal

July means it’s time to renew your PitchBook account.  Don’t worry, you won’t lose any of your saved lists or searches! What’s PitchBook? It’s a financial database focused on private capital markets, including venture capital, private equity and M&A transactions. It’s useful for interview prep, class projects, and understanding financial trends.  1. Open the PitchBook…

Notable LGBTQ streaming video titles for Pride Month at Emory Libraries

Emory Libraries is pleased to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month in June. This month commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, when a raid against the Stonewall Inn, a local gay bar in Greenwich Village, New York City, resulted in an act of mass resistance that exploded into a protest of thousands. While…

Check out Emory Libraries for summer reading, viewing, and listening options

We in the Emory Libraries have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure you have access to the academic books you need for your research, teaching, and learning. Now that classes are not in session, we want to ensure you have access to fresh entertainment options, from the best murder mysteries to the…

Expanded JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) for Emory faculty, staff and students!

We are pleased to announce that the Emory Libraries have greatly expanded access to the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)!This comes in response to numerous requests over the last few years. We have a new deal for all current JoVE titles (clinical, research and educational . While the official start date is January 2023, JoVE…

Emory Digital Collections update for spring 2022

Since the launch of Emory Digital Collections in April 2020, thousands of items from Emory’s rare and unique holdings have been uploaded to the platform. Here’s what was added in May 2022: 876 letters, diaries, and other documents were added to the Civil War Collection. 11 issues of the Oxford Spokesman, a student newspaper published…

Rose Library opens Pride Month with exhibit on queer pulp fiction

The Rose Library is kicking off Pride Month with a new exhibit, “Forbidden Loves and Secret Lusts: Selections from the Golden Age of Queer Pulp Fiction,” featuring queer pulp novels from its collections. Pulp novels—paperback books printed on cheap paper and distributed at magazine stands and drug stores—revolutionized the way that America read in the…

The significance of recycling in our community

As Emory’s records manager, I understand the significance of recycling, and in my role, I encourage destroying items that are eligible for destruction. So, what better way is there to destroy items than to recycle those that are recyclable? Although no specific person is responsible for the creation of recycling, it has been a common…

Congratulations to our Emory Libraries’ 2022 Atwood Undergraduate Research Award Recipients!

We are very pleased to announce that Courtney Norteman, Lauren Oates, Cameron Obioha, Luiza Sobreira, and Mellisa Xie 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,…

New York Times and Wall Street Journal for 2022 grads

If you are graduating 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, 2021, and access to the Wall Street Journal will continue until 90…