Monthly Archives: April 2017

Pellom McDaniels wins research award for African American Civil War-era exhibition

Pellom McDaniels III, curator of African American collections at Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, has won the Center for Research Libraries 2017 Primary Source Award for Research. McDaniels received the award for “What Must Be Remembered: An Exhibition Inspired by Natasha Trethewey’s ‘Native Guard,’ ” which was based on…

Put a badge on it: incentives for data sharing and reproducibility

How do you encourage researchers to share the data underlying their publications? The journal Psychological Science introduced a digital badge system in 2014 to signify when authors make the data and related materials accompanying their articles openly available. Criteria to earn the Open Data badge include (1) sharing data via a publicly accessible repository with…

Poets Richie Hofmann, Emily Leithauser to give free reading at Emory April 25

Two poets with Emory University connections will present a free reading and discussion on the main Emory campus on Tuesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. Richie Hofmann, who is a PhD candidate and teaching fellow at Emory, is the winner of the Ruth Lilly…