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Celebrating Library Lovers Month at Emory Libraries

As we embrace the month of love, we turn our attention not only to romantic gestures but also to the places and spaces that hold a special place in our hearts. February marks Library Lovers Month, a time to celebrate the sanctuaries of knowledge, imagination, and community that libraries represent. Let’s hear from our students Read More …

Happy Douglass Day & Black History Month!

Today, the Emory Libraries joined the Colored Conventions Project in the national celebration of Frederick Douglass Day. The event brought together thousands of people from across the United States to eat cake, sing Happy Birthday, and work together to create new resources for the study of African American history. Participants ate gingerbread chocolate cupcakes and transcribed Douglass’s Read More …

“Beyond Love”: Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors Curated Display in Woodruff Library

A new student-organized mini-exhibit has opened in Woodruff Library! The exhibit, entitled “Beyond Love: Perspectives on Human Connection,” was fully designed and curated by Emory undergraduates in Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors (ELSA). The collection features both print and digital titles––including several titles new to Emory Libraries’ holdings––in the recently-added level 2 display space. The exhibit Read More …

The writings of Emory alumnus and professor in the January 29, 2024, issue of Jerusalem Report 

Rabbi David Geffen, who earned his BA at Emory in 1965, is a frequent contributor to various newspapers, among them the Atlanta Jewish Times and the Jerusalem Post. He remains in close connection with the university and is a supporter of the Libraries. The Rose Library has his papers – see the finding aid of Read More …

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2024

Since 2000, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival has been delivering full-length and short feature and documentary films, as well as documentary features relating Jewish experiences around the world. Each year, relying on feedback from volunteers and audience members, the festival organizers curate a vibrant international program, available in person and via streaming, that, as they Read More …

Meet the 2023-2024 Woodruff Fellow – Alexis Mayfield

This is the third and last post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2023-2024 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of Read More …

Celebrate African American History Month with poetry readings, exhibits, films, and more

Emory Libraries will celebrate African American History Month with poetry readings, exhibitions, films, graphic novels, and other resources that you can enjoy. Exhibitions: Emory Libraries exhibition examines intersecting lives and work of Benny Andrews, Flannery O’Connor and Alice Walker (major exhibition running through May 18)   Events: 12th Night Revel with poet Major Jackson to Read More …

New Expedited Article Delivery Service

The Emory Libraries have launched a new expedited delivery service through Reprints Desk to supplement our existing interlibrary loan services. Expedited Article Delivery (also known as Article Galaxy Scholar) will be available 24/7 and can be used to request eligible articles that aren’t available through the Libraries’ databases and journal subscriptions. Currently, the service only Read More …

Like Mrs. Maisel? Check out real 1960s stand-up comedy…on vinyl

In 2023, Emory added about 2,300 vinyl LPs to the online catalog; these LPs were from a gift cataloging backlog and had been sitting on shelves for many years, unsearchable. Thanks to the work and dedication of many students and library staff over several years, especially Head of Resource Description Sofia Slutskaya, these LPs are Read More …

Meet 2023-2024 Woodruff Fellow – Hyunkyung Lee

This is the second post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2023-2024 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship Read More …

Award-winning poet Major Jackson to read his work at Emory University

Major Jackson, an award-winning poet and host of the podcast “The Slowdown,” will give a public reading during a visit to Emory University on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2023, at 3 p.m. in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts on the Emory campus. Jackson’s books will be for sale at the reading, with a signing Read More …

Emory Libraries receives Insight Into Diversity Magazine’s 2024 Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) Award

Emory Libraries received the 2024 Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The LEAD Award honors academic library programs, policies, and initiatives that encourage and support DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) across their campus and surrounding community. These Read More …