Monthly Archives: October 2021

Libraries roll out beta version of new search engine, request feedback

Emory Libraries is launching a new library search engine that will make searches easier and more complete for users. Simply called Library Search, it will debut January 6, but the beta version is available now. The Libraries are asking Emory students, faculty, and staff to take the new search engine for a test drive at…

Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections Series Three

On Thursday, November 11, the Rose Library will host a virtual event, “History of Illustrations and Early Printmaking in Europe,” the sixth event in our Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections Series, from 5-6:10 p.m. Dr. Robert Gaynes from Emory University and Dr. Kylie Fisher from Furman University will cover the history…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Willem Parshley

This is the fourth post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship…

All Scholarly Works by Emory Faculty Welcome in OpenEmory

OpenEmory has become a large, aggregated site for open access research and scholarly works by Emory faculty. With over 21,000 entries currently in the system, it rivals repositories from top-ranked universities and stands as an example for universities yet to create a repository. Nearly all entries in OpenEmory are previously published journal articles that are…

Happy International Open Access Week 2021!

This year, October 25-31 is International Open Access Week, and Emory is celebrating its authors who have shared their scholarship openly by featuring them on the Open Access at Emory website, which features information about OA books, journals, and journal articles produced by Emory authors. The site is collaboratively sponsored by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, the Emory Scholarly Communications Office,…

Emory acquires rare materials highlighting work of Bram Stoker, renowned author of “Dracula”

Click here to read the feature article “Vampire in the Library: Bram Stoker collection celebrates his literary immortality at Emory’s Rose Library” Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library has acquired what some are describing as the world’s most comprehensive collection of rare materials highlighting the work of Bram Stoker, 19th…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Dian Dian

This is the third post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship…

What Does Breast Cancer Awareness Mean to You?

As you probably know by now, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What does this mean for most of us? After all, it would be hard to find anyone who is unaware of breast cancer since it affects 1 in 8 women, or 12.5% of the population (breast cancer also occurs in men, but the rate is much lower, about 1 in 833). In…

Watch vintage amateur Emory films and learn about home movies on October 21

Take some time out to watch amateur films from the Emory University, Rose Library, and Oxford College vaults while learning how to care for your own home movies. The Emory Libraries’ Preservation Office is hosting the University’s first Home Movie Day at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Click here to register. The event…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Michael Chiddo

This is the second post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship…

Indigenous People’s Day 2021: Indian Removal and Its Legacies

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The city of Atlanta, where Emory University is located, sits on the ancestral lands of the Mvskoke (Muscogee) Creek Nation. On this day, we contemplate the ways in which the histories and experiences of Native people have been suppressed or ignored to enable to systemic racism and oppression. Emory Libraries and…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Kyle Tanaka

This is the first post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship…