Monthly Archives: October 2017

Sharing your research despite the ResearchGate dilemma

Over the course of this month, we’ve seen a good deal of news around sharing scholarly research on the ResearchGate platform. October 6, 2017 A new alliance of academic publishers formed the Coalition for Responsible Sharing, in order to combat the unauthorized distribution of published articles. Two of the Coalition’s members, Elsevier and the American…

Ireland’s ambassador to speak on Yeats at Emory in November

Daniel Mulhall, Ireland’s ambassador to the United States, will give a lecture titled ” ‘To Sweeten Ireland’s Wrong’: W.B. Yeats in the 1890s” on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Room at Emory University’s Woodruff Library. The event is open to the public at no charge. Mulhall is an avid scholar…

Open Access and the Book

In honor of Open Access Week 2017, the Scholarly Communications Office and the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry have curated the exhibit Open Access and the Book, exploring the benefits of open access books for authors and readers. If you are an Emory faculty member interested in publishing your next book as open access, the…

Emory Libraries to display rare materials, Dreamachine at Beats exhibition

An exhibition of materials celebrating the contributions of the Beat writers, poets, and artists will debut next month at Emory University. “The Dream Machine: The Beat Generation & the Counterculture, 1940–1975,” which opens Sept. 28, 2017, in the Schatten Gallery at Emory’s Woodruff Library, draws from collections in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare…

Emory and Atlanta poets to present readings of ‘Howl’ and original poetry

Local poets and members of the Emory community will participate in poetry readings and a group recitation of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Emory University’s Woodruff Library. The event, open to the public at no charge, will take place in the Jones Room on level 3 of…

Emory University’s Rose Library wins archival grant to foster AIDS education

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University has received an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant for $107,706 to organize a community-based project that will address the rising rates of HIV/AIDS in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Entitled “Revisiting R.A.C.E.: Leveraging Archival Resources for AIDS Education,” the project will forge…