WHSC Library director Sandra Franklin receives AAHSL Oppenheimer Cornerstone Award

On November 11, Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library director Sandra Franklin was honored with the Gerald J. Oppenheimer Cornerstone Award for lifetime achievement from the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL). The award is given in recognition of important contributions to the AAHSL mission and significant impact on the profession of academic health sciences…

Native American Heritage Month 2022: Streaming Video

With the Emory Libraries’ subscription to Docuseek, Academic Video Online (AVON), and Kanopy, members of the Emory community can access hundreds of films that celebrate Native American culture and history. Don’t know where to start? No worries! Emory Libraries has created a list of recently acquired streaming film titles by Native creators and that tell Native…

Want a break from Spotify ads? Stream music for free from Emory Libraries

Did you know that you can stream music through the Emory Libraries for free? At Emory, we have two main platforms for streaming music: Naxos Music Library and Alexander Street Press. These resources are great tools for practicing musicians, researchers, and anyone who enjoys music. In this post, I’ll talk a little bit about each…

Native American Heritage Month 2022: Legal and Governmental Resources

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently hearing oral arguments on the constitutionality of the 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act. ICWA’s purpose is “. . . to protect the best interest of Indian Children and to promote the stability and security of Indian tribes and families by the establishment of minimum Federal standards for the removal…

Emory Libraries Celebrates Native American Heritage Month 2022

November is Native American Heritage Month, also 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 to recognize the…

Read the AJC and Other U.S. and International Newspapers with NewsBank Database

Are you trying to keep up with the news during this election season? Did you know that you have free access to current and past Atlanta Journal Constitution/AJC articles through the NewsBank database at the Emory Libraries? In addition to covering the AJC, NewsBank Access World News contains approximately 13,000 news sources from over 200…

Emory Digital Collections update for October 2022

Since the launch of Emory Digital Collections in April 2020, thousands of items from Emory’s rare and unique holdings have been uploaded to the platform. Each month, staff in Library Technology and Digital Strategies will provide an update, sharing what has been added to EDC during the preceding month. Here’s what was added in October…

Organizational changes position Emory Libraries and Carlos Museum for even greater innovation

With new leadership on board, Emory Libraries and the Michael C. Carlos Museum have announced organizational changes, effective Oct. 1. “As I considered our organizational structure, a guiding principle for me has been consistency and stability, as well as positioning Emory Libraries and the Carlos Museum to build on our successes and engage with campus…

Second annual online Home Movie Day at Emory set for Oct. 20

Grab some popcorn for Emory University’s second annual Home Movie Day on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m., hosted by Emory Libraries Preservation Office. This online event is an opportunity to explore interesting films from Emory University’s collections, consider film as a window into community history, and learn about the work of film preservation. The program…

National Coming Out Day – October 11th

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is Tuesday, Oct. 11, this year. It is a day to raise awareness that homophobia thrives in silence. Now, I’m not pressuring anyone to come out (this phrase derives from “coming out of the closet”) before they are comfortable or ready. However, letting people in your life know that someone…

Connections exhibition highlights objects from collaborators

An exhibition celebration will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, from 6-8 p.m., with a program, introduction of partner institutions, and reception; click here to register.     A Matisse, a microscope, a Civil War sword, a political cartoon, a plant specimen, and an anthropomorphic vessel. What brings these and other vastly different things…