Monthly Archives: January 2018

Rose Library at Emory University acquires two Irish collections

Recent acquisitions and lectures by distinguished scholars have added more depth and visibility to the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, which holds one of the strongest Irish literary collections outside of Ireland. Building on the strengths of the Seamus Heaney collection, the Rose Library has acquired the papers of poet Dennis O’Driscoll…

HathiTrust Reaches 16 Million Volumes & Emory’s Most Popular Contributions

HathiTrust Digital Library deposited its 16th million volume, Osborne’s London and Birmingham Railway guide. Illustrated, on December 7, 2017. This marked a nine-year effort on behalf of research institutions and libraries including Emory who joined the partnership in 2010. Well done HathiTrust, Emory, and fellow HathiTrust partners! Most Popular HathiTrust Books from Emory for 2017 Usage…

Emory to celebrate Black Arts Movement writer Mari Evans with panel and poetry readings

Emory University will celebrate the contributions of Mari Evans, an influential Black Arts Movement writer and activist, with poetry readings and a panel on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 in the Jones Room at the Robert W. Woodruff Library on the Emory campus. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. From 7-8:30 p.m., there will be a short…

You Spoke-We Listened Continues: Streaming Video

The You Spoke/We Listened campaign continues in January with a focus on Emory’s streaming video options. One of the themes that emerged from our survey was a desire for “more films available for online streaming.” Currently, the library provides access to over 25,000 streaming videos, most of which are searchable in discoverE. They include a…

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to give free reading at Emory on Feb. 17

Tracy K. Smith, the current U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, will give a reading of her poems on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m. at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. The event is open to the public at no charge. Tickets are not required, but seating will be limited. Books…

Librarians Can Help Improve Student Research Skills

Are your students’ research skills up to snuff? Do their citations measure up? If you feel your students’ research skills could use an upgrade, the Library can help! The librarians at Woodruff provide a variety of instructional services  for your classes that can sharpen your students’ information literacy abilities and practices.   We can create research guides for your classes…