Monthly Archives: May 2020

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Scholarly Journals and E-books

By Erica Bruchko, US history and African American Studies librarian and Guo-hua Wang, International Area Studies Team leader How do we understand the American experience of immigration and migration, of war and American empire, of race and identity, and of social movements for economic and racial justice? These are important questions for scholars of Asian…

Congratulations to the Emory Libraries’ 2020 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award Honorees!

We are very pleased to announce that Sienna Nordquist, Naomi Tesema, Adesola Thomas, and Anna Wachspress are this year’s recipients of the Emory Libraries’ Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award. The Atwood Award recognizes Emory College undergraduates in all disciplines who use the Emory Libraries’ collections and research resources in their original papers, digital projects,…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Primary Sources

By Chella Vaidyanathan, European/world history librarian and Erica Bruchko, US history librarian  We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. – Jimmy Carter Nothing is more exciting as the process of unearthing the past to understand and appreciate the beauty and richness of…

Building A Home Digitization Station

How are we continuing to digitize Emory Libraries audiovisual material during COVID-19? By building a home digitization station, of course!  Although our audio and video digitization workstations have many parts, their core components are actually quite portable. Taking cues from resources in the moving image archives community (in particular, Ashley Blewer’s Minimum Viable Station and…

Summer 2020 Emory EDGE Online Library Workshops

The Emory Libraries will be hosting a series of online skill-building workshops for undergraduates this summer. See our schedule for offerings that can help you develop your research, media literacy, and digital literacy skills to succeed here at Emory and in your future endeavors. All workshops will have versions that you can attend live, as…

Alumni and the Library

Congratulations on graduation! We want to provide a few reminders to you regarding library services as an Emory graduate! Whether you are staying in Atlanta or moving elsewhere, you will still have access to Subject Librarians for assistance via phone/Zoom, email, or chat. Once you join the Emory Alumni Association (EAA), you will have access…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Streaming Video and Multimedia Resources

Streaming Video at Emory The Emory Libraries hold thousands of streaming video titles, including educational documentaries, feature films, and primary source materials such as interviews. Below is a selection of titles either produced by or focusing on people of Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) heritage.   For more streaming video content, explore discoverE (the…

Intertwining paths: The papers of Tracy K. Smith and Kevin Young

By Maureen McGavin Poets and friends Tracy K. Smith and Kevin Young met as Harvard undergraduates, became part of the Dark Room Collective, and journeyed from rising talents to established poets. Now their papers cross paths at the Rose Library. Tracy K. Smith and Kevin Young were budding poets and Harvard undergraduates in the early…

Learning at a Distance

Has COVID-19 got you stir crazy? Spend some time whipping up your mind with the wide variety of courses and tutorials available to you from LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). Once you complete a course, you will be awarded a certificate that you can add to your LinkedIn profile and your resume to demonstrate your knowledge of…