Monthly Archives: February 2022

Celebrate Black History Month with a Graphic Novel

In honor of Black History Month, Emory’s Woodruff Library has compiled a list of recent graphic novel acquisitions. Explore Black futures, love, mysteries and histories in our collection!  And when you visit the library to take a look at these works, swing by the new exhibit Graphic Narratives and Comic Collections at Emory: Past, Present…

Graphic Narratives and Comic Collections at Emory: Past, Present and Future

  Graphic narratives are a growing area of study and literary expression. Graphic narratives provide a different experience than a prose narrative, and demand what some have called a “double literacy” of the visual and the written word. This exhibit focuses upon the expansion of Emory’s collections in in this genre, including comics and long-form…

Poet Marilyn Chin to give virtual reading to celebrate Women’s History Month

Award-winning poet Marilyn Chin will share her work in a virtual reading at Emory University on Sunday, March 13, at 3 p.m. The online reading, which is open to the public at no charge, also celebrates Women’s History Month. The event is part of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series founded by Emory’s Stuart…

Speak Up for Social Justice exhibit and button making event Feb. 24

The Emory University Libraries Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee announces the opening of a new interactive exhibit “Speak Up For Social Justice.” Join us Thursday, Feb. 24, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Emory’s Robert W. Woodruff Library Level 2, and all day at the Oxford Library to share your vision for social justice and anti-racism,…

Preview our new Emory Libraries websites

Business, Health, Rose, and Woodruff libraries have launched a preview of their new websites. Featuring the same design as the https://libraries.emory.edu website, the release helps the Libraries move one step closer to its long-term goal of bringing all Emory University Libraries, locations, and services under one unified web presence. The preview of the website is…

Emory Libraries Announce First Read and Publish Agreement with Cambridge University Press

Scholarly publishing business models have undergone radical changes in the past couple of decades, mainly with a shift toward open access, defined as “the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.” Because open access publishing is not supported by subscription fees, authors…

Sin City in Alabama: Archives and the art of a native son

Nestled along the western bank of the Chattahoochee River, bordering the state of Georgia, sits the small town of Phenix City, Alabama. Here in this valley, during the mid-20th century, Phenix City’s local officials allowed a criminal network of drugs, gambling, gruesome murders, sex trafficking, and illegal adoptions to flourish. In 1954, prompted by the…