Monthly Archives: June 2018

Preserving the Apollo 15 Flight Data Logs

In 2017, Emory University took the unique opportunity to create a digital learning hub centering around the Apollo Space Program. Emory Library and Information Technology Services borrowed materials from the 1971 Apollo 15 mission (NASA’s fourth manned mission to the moon) to use in creating an interactive website featuring the digital archives from the mission….

International Area Studies librarians bring home books, insight from global buying travels

When it comes to buying books about another country’s literature, history, government, and other myriad aspects, there’s no better way of knowing you’re getting the best offerings than traveling right to the source. That’s what four Emory University librarians on the International Area Studies team did over the past year when they traveled to Spain, Argentina, Mexico,…

LITS director Rosalyn Metz to join library fellows program at UCLA

Rosalyn Metz, director of Library Technology and Digital Strategies for Emory LITS (Library and Information Technology Services), has been named to a cohort of 17 top academic library managers to be Library Senior Fellows at UCLA in 2018. The cohort will participate in a three-week residential program in August that features lectures, guest speakers, case studies and…

Emory’s Rose Library acquires rare Piranesi books through collaboration

In the Teaching and Learning Studio at Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, students in Sarah McPhee’s Italian Baroque Architecture class crowded around “Le Antichità Romane,” four large 18th-century volumes opened to the etchings created by artist, architect and printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi. As McPhee and graduate student Abbey Hafer gently…