Emory Libraries notable new collection additions for Fall 2021

This Fall 2021, the Rose and Woodruff Libraries are offering several notable new collections for your research and teaching needs.

General Collections

All resources are available through Databases@Emory and/or in discoverE.

Reminder to reach out to your subject librarian and/or make a request via the purchase request page.

First off, our New Books and News Display is back up in the lobby for Fall. Check out new notable print titles and the Press Display monitor highlighting newspapers around the world.

You can also use discoverE to search for new titles added to our collection (streaming, print, and AV) – run your search, and then limit to “newly acquired.”

New E-Book Collections

  • Brill E-Book Collection. Most e-book content from the publisher Brill. Significant emphasis in areas of religion, African studies, Asian Studies, Philosophy and Classics. Individual titles in discoverE.
  • Duke University Press 2021 Collection. Older Duke UP titles may be available via JSTOR. Please search titles in discoverE.

Remember to check out information and guidance about our e-book offerings on our e-book guide. Most titles are available in discoverE. This guide is currently linked out from every e-book record in discoverE.

New Streaming Video

New Notable Digital Primary Sources

New Notable Databases

  • Global Health Archive – International coverage of communicable diseases (including HIV/AIDS), tropical and parasitic diseases, human nutrition, community and public health, and medicinal and poisonous plants.
  • Sage Research Methods Foundations – Foundation Entries cover the history, development, and debates around the major topics in research methods, and each Foundation Entry is related to supportive entries, as well as pioneers in each field.

New AV Course Reserves

In addition to our streaming video collections, the library can now provide streaming access to films with special licensing restrictions through Canvas with our new AV Course Reserves tool. Please place your course streaming requests as normal. If we determine that the AV Course Reserves option is appropriate, we will work with you to set up access for you and your students in Canvas.


Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

This Fall semester, the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library has several new and exciting collections available for research and teaching. You can find more information about these collections in the EmoryFindingAids database or in discoverE.

African American Collections

  • C.T. and Octavia Vivian papers – A significant addition to the papers of the noted civil rights activist, minister, author, and civic leader Reverend Dr. C.T. (Cordy Tindell) Vivian and author and civil rights activist Octavia Geans Vivian.
  • Horace Tate papers – The collection consists of the papers of educator and politician Horace Tate, including Atlanta Board of Education (Georgia) files, Georgia General Assembly records, Georgia Teachers and Education Association (GTEA) files.

Emory University Archives

  • Department of Music collection – The collection contains programs, handbills, brochures, correspondence, clippings, and audio recordings from musical ensembles, productions, and concert series of the Department of Music.
  • The Underrepresented Voices oral history project at Emory – This collection features interviews with students who represent members of populations that are not historically documented in institutional archives. The project began interviewing first-generation college students and later expanded to include Black, Latinx, and LGBT+ students.

Literary Collections

  • Tracy K. Smith papers – Addition to Pulitzer Prize-winning poet’s papers, including materials documenting her tenure as 22nd US Poet Laureate.
  • Ted Hughes papers – Addition of unpublished Hughes letters, as well as notebooks and diaries of his son with Sylvia Plath, Nicholas Hughes.

Political, Cultural, and Social Movement Collections

  • David R. Scott and Ann Lurton Scott papers – A collection documenting the career of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut David R. Scott. He was the seventh person to walk on the Moon as part of the Apollo 15 mission.
  • Inman Park Neighborhood Association records – The records include administrative files of the Inman Park Restoration Committee, the Inman Park Festival, the Historic District designation, and the Little 5 Points Business District.

Rare Books

  • Samuel B. Ellenport papers and library – A comprehensive collection on book history and construction, as well as historical sample books and papers from Harcourt Bindery, the last traditional book binding shop in the U.S.
  • Aphra Behn – Two comedies by this Restoration author who was one of the first English women to support herself through her writing.

Here is information about visiting the Rose Library to see these materials or any other of our holdings.

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