Monthly Archives: December 2017

Lecture on Seamus Heaney’s publishing life set for Feb. 1

The late Irish poet Seamus Heaney will be the focus of “The Publishing Life of Seamus Heaney,” a lecture by scholar Rand Brandes, on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 at 5 p.m. at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University. Brandes will discuss the publishing legacy of the Nobel Prize-winning poet, who…

Kevin Young to give reading from his new book, “Bunk,” in January

Update on Jan. 17, 2018: This event is postponed, due to inclement weather causing Emory University to close on Jan. 17 and Jan. 18. We hope to announce a rescheduled date in the near future. Poet Kevin Young will give a free reading at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in the Jones Room…

Meet 2017-18 Woodruff Fellow – Jonathan Coulis

This is the final post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2017-2018 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) awards fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations…

Reflections on OpenCon 2017

This post was written by Jessica Coates, the recipient of the Emory Libraries’ OpenCon 2017 Travel Scholarship. Excitement filled the air as we all scurried off to work on individual initiatives for the “Do-A-Thon”. It was the last day of OpenCon 2017. The words ‘It doesn’t end today, it starts’ were displayed on the projector…

Making art from computer waste

Jack Scott, an IT Desktop Consultant for Emory’s Libraries and Information Technology(LITS),  has a unique skill for creating art using old computer parts.  While some people see piles of dusty junk, Jack sees an opportunity to create something interesting. As a high school student, Jack had interests in construction, then graduated from Emory with a…

Meet 2017-2018 Woodruff Fellow – Matt Graci

This is the third post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2017-2018 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) awards fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations…

Donate your textbooks and help fellow students with financial hardships

Wondering what to do with textbooks as the semester draws to a close? Consider donating them to help other students. Emory’s First-generation Low Income Partnership (FLIP) developed the FLIP Lending Library in 2016. The collection depends on textbooks donated by other students who have finished classes at the end of the current semester. This semester,…

Equipment for loan at the Music and 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! Located…

Meet 2017-2018 Woodruff Fellow – Lily Levy

This is the second post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2017-2018 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School School, the Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) awards fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their…