Monthly Archives: December 2018

World Newspapers at Your Fingertips!

Press Display includes a massive selection of world newspapers and magazines (over 6,300) in over 50 languages (and more countries)!  PressDisplay recreates the experience of flipping through your favorite newspaper or magazine! Key US titles include the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the Washington Post. A translation tool is incorporated into…

Nuremberg Chronicle

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library’s treasured Nuremberg Chronicle (first edition, 1493) received conservation treatment prior to traveling to Pitts Theology Library for the exhibition, The Materiality of Devotion: From Manuscript to Print (opening December 17). This lavishly-illustrated book, which purports to be a history of the world from creation to…

OpenCon 2018: Fostering Graduate-Focused Open Humanities at Emory

This post was written by Stephanie Larson, the recipient of the Emory Libraries’ OpenCon 2018 Travel Scholarship. Anyone who reads about the current state of the humanities is probably aware of the persistent trend of producing articles that sound the death knell for the whole humanistic enterprise. According to these articles, the humanities are dying…

New databases: Colonial America

Emory Libraries have purchased several new databases in recent months that will greatly enhance student and faculty research and classroom teaching and learning, and this new blog series strives to highlight each new database individually. Colonial America provides access to digital copies of all 1,450 volumes from the Colonial Office’s CO 5 series housed at…