Art Imitates Life: Artists and Authors as Activists 

This is the fourth and final post in our Racial Justice Blog Series, which brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics have included Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, and Voting Rights. We hope the connections that you make between…

For Emory faculty: Prepare for spring 2021 courses with the Emory Libraries

Since the spring semester will arrive before we know it, the Emory Libraries wanted to share some resources, tips, and suggestions for ways we can support your spring semester courses. Considering alternatives to the most common challenges in providing access to course materials and in supporting student research can reduce frustration for both instructors and…

Holiday Reading: OverDrive and 2020 books

Even if you are stuck at home over the holidays, you can still travel or explore new worlds through a good book. 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…

World AIDS Day 2020 and the virtual AIDS Memorial Quilt

World AIDS Day 2020 is Tuesday, Dec. 1, marking its 32nd year of observance. The theme for 2020 is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact” (“Erradicar la epidemia del VIH/SIDA: Resiliencia e Impacto”). In collaboration with the NAMES Project, Quilt on the Quad Emory organized one the largest collegiate displays of AIDS memorial quilt…

Celebrating National First-Generation College Students

The Emory Oral History Program (EOHP) joins in celebrating the National First-Generation College Day! First-generation college students, staff, and faculty have participated in oral history interviews with us since 2017. In fact, the Emory Oral History Program has grown from an initial project to interview first-generation students, and we want to share some insights from…

Emory Libraries Celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month

  November is National American Indian Heritage Month, also commonly called American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The first American Indian Day was celebrated by a few state governments shortly after the turn of the 20th century, but it wasn’t until 1990 that the federal government proclaimed the month of November as a time…

Share your fall 2020 experiences with remote services on our survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we teach, learn, and do research. Emory Libraries is conducting a survey of Emory University students, faculty, and staff to learn more about their fall 2020 experiences with remote teaching and learning, virtual library resources and services, and online workshops to discover what improvements we can make. Please…

LGBTQ+ History Month: Centering Black Queer Histories

Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! This month, Emory Libraries is celebrating the experiences and histories of Black queer folks. Too often, the queer experience is reduced to the histories of white, cisgender men, leaving out other voices. The resources we have highlighted for this month, divided into Individual and Personal Perspectives and Academic and Ethnographic Perspectives,…

Celebrating International Pronouns Day October 21

Today is International Pronouns Day! Emory Libraries celebrates the entirety of every person who comes through our doors, and we are proud to promote respect and affirmation of everyone’s pronouns. What is a pronoun, anyway? Pronouns are the words that we use when referring to each other in the third person. For example, I use…

Voting Rights: Vote Like Your Life Depends on It

This is the third in a series of blog posts that brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics include Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, Voting Rights, and Authors and Artists as Activists. We hope the connections that…

Emory undergraduates: Join us for Library Day on October 20!

The Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors (ELSA), in partnership with the Emory Libraries, are excited to host our first virtual Library Day on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The event runs from 4–6pm, and you don’t even have to leave wherever you are to join us! Log on to hear about library resources and upcoming events! Meet your…

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Sources for Feature Films

As National Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close on Oct. 15, we’d like to highlight some additional resources. The Emory Libraries hold thousands of streaming video titles, including educational documentaries, feature films, and primary source materials such as interviews. This blog post focuses on some of the platforms and feature films that may be…