Monthly Archives: August 2018

Pop in to the Pop-up Public Library Card Drive on campus Sep. 11

The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (AFPLS) is giving out free library cards to all current Emory students, staff, and faculty on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Pop-up Library Card Drive station on the second floor of the Woodruff Library. This is the second library card drive AFPLS has held at Emory…

SisterWriters: An Evening with Pearl Cleage and Tayari Jones set for Sept. 27

There are no more seats available for the event; however, we will be streaming the event via Facebook Live, starting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 27. To watch, please go to the Emory University Facebook page: facebook.com/EmoryUniversity/ New York Times best-selling author Tayari Jones joins Pearl Cleage, the nationally recognized playwright, poet, novelist, and social activist,…

Emory’s African American collections, and curator’s keen eye, celebrated in new exhibition

In his 21 years at Emory University, Randall K. Burkett has been responsible for acquiring a collection of rare books, manuscripts, serials, photographs, and print ephemera for the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. “Building Emory’s African American Collections: Highlights from the Curatorial Career of Randall K. Burkett,” an exhibition that opens Sept….

Rose Library archives session, Emory Libraries art activities on tap at the Decatur Book Festival

Get a peek into the world of preservation, archives, and research at the Emory Libraries session “Archives: Sites of Memory, History and Reflection” at the Decatur Book Festival on Sunday, Sept. 2, 3:45-4:30 p.m. at the Marriott Conference Center C in downtown Decatur. The panel discussion, moderated by Rose Library curator of African American collections Pellom McDaniels III, will feature Rose…

Artist Kosmo Vinyl talks The Clash, DIY culture, art at the Rose Library Sept. 26

Artist Kosmo Vinyl will join Randy Gue, curator of modern political and historical collections at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, for a conversation about the intersection of punk, DIY culture, and art on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at 7 p.m. on Level 10 of the Woodruff Library at Emory University. The event is…

Applications Open for Emory OpenCon 2018 Travel Scholarship

OpenCon 2018 Travel Scholarship Call for Applications  Apply by August 31, 2018 The Emory Scholarly Communications Office is pleased to announce a travel scholarship for OpenCon 2018 (http://www.opencon2018.org/). OpenCon 2018, organized by the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), and a committee of student and early career researcher organizations…

Environmental Monitoring at the Emory Libraries

Emory Libraries Preservation Office is responsible for monitoring the environmental conditions (temperature, relative humidity, and light levels) of all libraries on campus. We currently use data loggers to monitor in twenty-seven permanent locations throughout campus: fifteen in the Rose Library, one in the Schatten Gallery, six in the Health Sciences Library, three in the Pitts…