Monthly Archives: April 2018

Rose Library acquires work of “Atlanta’s Andy Warhol,” Jon Arge

by Hal Jacobs Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library has acquired the papers of Atlanta artist and photographer Jon Arge. The collection consists of photographs, artwork, event files, printed material and a journal. One of the most remarkable aspects of the collection are the more than 5,000 Polaroid photographs that document Atlanta’s…

Alumni and the Library

As you prepare for graduation, you can count on many of the same great library services as alumni, which you’ve come to expect as a student.  As Emory alumni, you will always have access to the library.  You only need to update your record at the Library Service Desk, then you can continue to check…

Meet the Libraries’ Innovation Grants Winners

This post is the second 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…

Excellence of program and faculty featured in “History of Teaching Medicine at Emory” exhibit

The history of the Emory University School of Medicine is on display in a new exhibit at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. “History of Teaching Medicine at Emory” highlights significant achievements and people who have built Emory’s School of Medicine into one of the top medical schools in the Southeast. Photographs, textbooks, medical instruments, and other memorabilia…

We’ve extended CD loan periods and are now lending USB CD/DVD drives

Good news from the Heilbrun Music and Media Library, music lovers! CDs loan periods have now been extended to 2 weeks (with one 2 week renewal beyond that) for undergraduates and graduate students and staff. Faculty can continue to check out CDs for 120 days. Why did we lengthen the loan period? One of the…

Area Studies Librarians Travel Abroad to Collect Materials, Connect with Partners

On April 12, 2018, four members of Woodruff Library’s International Area Studies team shared the details of their recent overseas book fair trips. Using their subject expertise and proficiency in foreign languages, they sought events where they could obtain materials useful for research and teaching at Emory, and further partnerships built with other professionals at…

Emory Libraries 2017-18 Woodruff Fellows Presentations

On Thursday, April 5 in the Jones Room, the Emory Libraries 2017-18 Woodruff Fellows presented on the work they have done in their fellowships. Following is a brief summary of their presentations. Jonathan Coulis is a Ph.D. candidate in Latin American History. For the Subject Librarian fellowship, he worked on a wide variety of projects…

Japanese Studies librarian Lawrence Hamblin: A knack for finding obscure informational gems

Librarians at Emory can help students in a multitude of ways, and the subjects that they specialize in are often surprising. Lawrence Hamblin is Emory Libraries’ Japanese and Korean Studies librarian, and his East Asian expertise has enabled him to help faculty and students discover resources they would never have thought to look for. Hamblin’s…

New Student Production Studio opens at Woodruff Library for video project needs

The newly created Student Production Studio, located on Level 1 of the Woodruff Library, is on-air and online, ready for reservations. The studio gives student groups and classes a place to work on video, audio and photography production projects. It provides access to high-quality production equipment, professional-grade lighting, soundproof audio recording capabilities, and even a green…