U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo to give free Emory University reading online

Current US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, the first Native American poet laureate, will read her poems at an event hosted by the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 4 p.m. The event marks a celebration of Women’s History Month in March. Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions,…

Celebrate Black History Month 2021 by Exploring Black Newspapers

This is the third in a series of posts highlighting digital collections that celebrate Black history. As filmmaker Stanley Nelson noted, “from the publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827, the pioneering men and women of the black press have given voice to stories and events that otherwise would have gone undocumented” (The Black…

Celebrate Black History Month with E-books

This is the second in a series of posts highlighting digital collections that celebrate Black history. In honor of Black History Month, the Woodruff Library has compiled a small selection of recommended books and e-book collections for you to explore. Take some time to re-read a classic or find a new author to try! OverDrive…

Master Modeler 2021: Data competition for undergraduates

Here’s a great upcoming opportunity for Emory undergraduate students to work with data. The Department of Quantitative Theory & Methods (QTM) is partnering with regional universities, Boeing, and ERASE Child Trafficking for the 2021 Master Modeler Competition! This competition is an experiential learning opportunity for students and a way to give back to the community…

Love Data Week 2021

International Love Data Week will take place this February 8-12. This year’s theme is Data: Delivering a Better Future and a schedule of virtual events from several universities and data organizations can be found at the Love Data Week 2021 website, hosted by the ICPSR. Reflecting the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, highlights in…

Emory Libraries Collection Diversity Efforts Blog Series

This is the first of a series of blog posts to highlight the Libraries’ efforts to build more inclusive and diverse collections, from reflecting under-represented groups and marginalized populations to acquiring more unique material from smaller publishers, to better representing our communities and their interests. The Emory Libraries are continually assessing and evaluating our collection…

Celebrate Black History Month with Streaming Video

This is the first of a series of posts highlighting digital collections that celebrate Black history. With the Libraries’ subscription to Academic Video Online (AVON) and other streaming video services, members of the Emory community can access hundreds of documentary films that celebrate the Black experience in the United States and abroad. Here’s a list of…

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…