ETD Copyright and Submission Workshops – Spring 2019

Are you about to defend your prospectus and start researching your dissertation? Are you in the middle of writing that honors thesis? Are you gearing up to submit your masters thesis this semester? The Scholarly Communications Office is ready to help! We are offering workshops this spring for any student writing or finishing up a…

Does the library have my textbook?

Emory Libraries are pleased to welcome you back in 2019; we hope to help you be productive and successful this spring semester. If you are looking for materials from your class syllabus, below are some tips for finding them. You can find more suggestions on the “for Students” tab of the Affordable Textbooks and Teaching Materials…

“Globalization: Research It Here” Library Exhibit

Scholars in the sciences and social sciences grapple with international issues that concern all of us: immigration, trade, diversity, inequality, and climate change, among others. These common interests inspired the Sciences and Social Sciences Librarians at Emory’s Main Woodruff Library to curate a new exhibit on the topic of globalization that launched in late July of…

Holiday Reads: OverDrive and 2018 books

If you are traveling or just relaxing at home, you might be looking for new reads during the holiday break. Below are some great options and recommendations from Emory Libraries to keep your reading list full throughout the holidays. From Emory’s OverDrive collection, you can borrow popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks and audiobooks to read…

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…

New databases: Church Missionary Society Periodicals

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. Church Missionary Society Periodicals provides digital copies of the Church Missionary Society (CMS), South American Missionary Society (SAMS), and Church…

Atlanta’s Great Speckled Bird Rises from the Ashes (and Mold)

While conducting conservation treatment of particularly damaged rare books and other special collections materials, I sometimes imagine the adventures and misadventures which might have brought a page (and perhaps its reader) to such a state. Is that water damage and sandy residue evidence of a shipwreck? Is this dried, pressed leaf from one of the…

Meet our 2018-2019 Fellow – Shensheng Wang

This fall LITS welcomes five fabulous 2018-2019 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows.  We hope this blog series of interviews will help you get to know them better.  Funded by the Laney Graduate School, Emory Libraries and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by…

Meet our 2018-2019  Fellow – John Bernau

This fall LITS welcomes five fabulous 2018-2019 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows.  We hope this blog series of interviews will help you get to know them better.  Funded by the Laney Graduate School, Emory Libraries and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by…