Monthly Archives: January 2017

African American Studies and U.S. history librarian Erica Bruchko helps students and faculty navigate Emory Libraries’ vast resources

Part of an occasional series of profiles on Woodruff Library librarians, a valuable resource at Emory University. Emory Libraries’ African American history collection is so vast that it can be hard to know where to begin. Luckily, Erica Bruchko, African American Studies and U.S. history librarian, is ready with guidance and recommendations for students and…

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera to give free poetry reading at Emory Feb. 19

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will give a free reading at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts on the Emory University campus at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Tickets are not required, but seating will be limited. Books and a limited-edition broadside will be for sale at the reading, with a signing immediately…

‘Memorial Drive’ 2017 program series opens with history of movie censorship in Atlanta

Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will host the first event in its 2017 “Memorial Drive” series with a program about two dynamic women who decided what films would be shown or banned in Atlanta movie theaters for four decades. Matthew H. Bernstein, Goodrich C. White professor and chair of Emory’s Department…

Equipment available for loan at the Marian K. Heilbrun Music & Media Library

Do you need a camera for a project and your cellphone camera just won’t do? Don’t have a laptop but need one for that upcoming conference presentation? Where can you go on campus to find these items for a short term loan? Why, you go to the Marian K. Heilbrun Music & Media Library!  …

New year, new skills with Lynda

Last month, I was trying to analyze books we bought in a previous year from a specific vendor. To do so, I wanted to create a script that would take a data from a spreadsheet, send a query to the Library of Congress API, and then process the response. I had never done this. I…

Billops-Hatch exhibition series of public events kicks off Jan. 24 with Fahamu Pecou

Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will host a series of public events in support of “Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism, and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch,” an exhibition now on view in the Robert W. Woodruff Library’s Schatten Gallery. The events, which are free and open to the…