Monthly Archives: May 2017

Woodruff Library Level 1 Summer Renovations

Level 1 in Woodruff Library will be undergoing renovations this summer, starting on May 9th.  These renovations will add more seating, a variety of new furniture, and additional power outlets to the Learning Commons on Level 1. To accomplish this goal, a large percentage of the microform and print government document collections on Level 1…

Andrew Sullins Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Andrew Sullins, Political Science major in the Class of 2018, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for his African American Studies 412W: War Crimes and Genocide, class paper, “Covert Killings: Civilian Casualties and the Use of Covert Drone Strikes in the War on…

‘Epitaphs’ exhibit to feature Billy Howard’s photographs of people living with HIV/AIDS

Riveting images of people living with HIV/AIDS in the 1980s, taken by Atlanta-area photographer Billy Howard, are the basis of an exhibit opening June 15 at Emory University’s Robert W. Woodruff Library and a conversation with Howard scheduled for June 22. “Billy Howard’s ‘Epitaphs for the Living’ ” will feature 17 photographs, each showing a…

Emory University team launches mobile tour app for historic Battle of Atlanta sites

As the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta approaches, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) at Emory University will launch a self-guided mobile tour of Battle-related sites throughout the city, complete with maps, historical information, photos and videos, and even parking suggestions for those who drive the route. A launch celebration and demonstration…

Cloe Gentile Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Cloe Gentile, Music and Sociology double major in the Class of 2017, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for her Music Honors Thesis, “Larsen as a Lens: the Male Gaze and the Female Voice.” In her Research Strategy Essay, Cloe described how her…

Andrea Abbate Receives Woodruff Library’s Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

At the Emory Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony on May 1, Andrea Abbate, Sociology and English double major in the Class of 2017, received the 2017 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award for her Sociology Honors Thesis, “Food Security vs. Food Sovereignty: A Qualitative Analysis of Food Justice Narratives and Activist Identities Among Community Gardeners…

Library student employees SUMMER READS

Students working in the Emory Libraries tend to be voracious readers. When they finally get a break from the academic year’s required reading, you’ll find some of them already have a list of books they’re looking forward to enjoying in the warm-weather months. Here’s a peek at what made it onto their summer reading lists:…