Monthly Archives: March 2018

Meet the Libraries’ Innovation Grants Winners

This post is the first in a series featuring the innovative projects/programs that our colleagues are implementing with the help of internal grants offered by the Emory University Libraries. The two internal grants are the Innovation Grant and the Mini-Grant. These are available to support innovation or the purchase of tools or training that will…

New Resources for Women’s History Month

We have recently acquired two new collections that will be of interest to researchers in women’s history: The Women’s Magazine Archive 1 and The Women’s Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library. Proquest’s Women’s Magazine Archive 1 provides electronic access to six women’s magazines, from their first issues to 2005: Better Homes & Gardens, Chatelaine, Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home…

Emory’s Science Commons exhibit has robot theme and science quotes for Atlanta Science Fest

For the second year, the Emory Libraries’ Science Commons in the Atwood Chemistry Center is collaborating with the Atlanta Science Festival (ASF), inviting visitors to interact with a new exhibit that features robot-themed books and a science quotes wall. The exhibit, open now through the end of March, has a display of science- related books from the…

2018 Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon rescheduled for Thursday, March 29th

Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the third year in a row, Emory University Libraries will host a local event for the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Art + Feminism  is a worldwide campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia and to empower new editors. The event is co-sponsored by…

Emory acquires letters by author Harper Lee

A collection of personal correspondence and memorabilia of renowned novelist Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Go Set a Watchman,” has been acquired by Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library. The letters, written between 1956 and 1961, are from Lee to New York architect and close personal…

Remembering Raymond Danowski, who placed legendary poetry library at Emory University

The Emory community is mourning the loss of Raymond Danowski, a generous benefactor of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, who contributed a vast collection of 20th-century poetry and related materials that has become a world-renowned resource for research and scholarship. Danowski, 74, died at his home in South Africa on Feb. 2…

Spanish Lit Class 385 in Woodruff Library

SPANISH LITERATURE CLASS IN WOODRUFF LIBRARY SPRING SEMESTER 2018 Fernando Valverde, a Visiting Instructor in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, is teaching a class using the Spanish language literature collection found on the 5th floor of Robert W. Woodruff Library.     The class spends one session each week working in the book stacks and students…