Monthly Archives: January 2021

Spring 2021 Emory Libraries Workshops

The Emory Libraries will be hosting a series of online skill-building workshops for students this spring. See our schedule for offerings that can help you develop your research 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 well as…

Emory Libraries enhance services and spaces for Spring 2021

Emory Libraries remain committed to supporting library users by offering innovative access to library collections and services, and library spaces in alignment with guidelines prescribed by Emory Forward to ensure a safe learning environment. New services this Spring include a Ship to Home pilot for students engaged in remote learning, and self-service outdoor library lockers…

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and King Week

Every third Monday in January, American honors the birth, life, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This King Week celebrate the civil rights leader by reading, watching, and exploring materials created by and about King at the Emory Libraries. Read texts about King: Oxford African American Studies Center has a number of excellent…

Film screening, conversation on life and work of Pellom McDaniels set for Feb. 7

Emory Libraries will partner with Atlanta-based BronzeLens Film Festival to host an online screening and conversation for Black History Month in February. “Athlete. Scholar. Activist: Chapters in the Life of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III” will take place on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at 3 p.m. The event will begin with a screening of the film…

Emory Libraries Commemorates the National Day of Racial Healing on January 19th

January 19th is the 5th National Day of Racial Healing! The National Day of Racial Healing is “a time for contemplation and collective action on #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched on Jan. 17, 2017, it is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a more just and equitable world,”  Today, the Emory Libraries…

Works from 1925 enter the US Public Domain

Every year, on January 1st, previously copywritten works enter the public domain and are free for everyone. This blog is an abbreviated version of  The Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke Law School entry, “January 1, 2021 is Public Domain Day: Works from 1925 are open to all!” By Jennifer Jenkins, Director…