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Atlanta Pride October 2022

It is that time of year again where rainbows, glitter, parties and celebrations of love will be colorfully displayed around the city. You may be asking, didn’t Pride just happen in June? Yes, yes it did. A little context: The first Atlanta Pride (unofficially named) originally occurred in June 1970 at Piedmont Park to commemorate…

Podcast studio, self-checkouts, new lobby among improvements at Emory Libraries

The Emory Libraries is introducing several changes for the 2022-2023 academic year, designed to make the library experience more productive and enjoyable for Emory students, faculty, staff and visitors. New vice provost of libraries and museum In July, Dr. Valeda F. Dent began as the new vice provost of libraries and museum for the Emory…

Rose Library opens Pride Month with exhibit on queer pulp fiction

The Rose Library is kicking off Pride Month with a new exhibit, “Forbidden Loves and Secret Lusts: Selections from the Golden Age of Queer Pulp Fiction,” featuring queer pulp novels from its collections. Pulp novels—paperback books printed on cheap paper and distributed at magazine stands and drug stores—revolutionized the way that America read in the…

Celebrate Black History Month with a graphic novel

In honor of Black History Month, Emory’s Woodruff Library has compiled a list of recent graphic novel acquisitions. Explore Black futures, love, mysteries and histories in our collection!  And when you visit the library to take a look at these works, swing by the new exhibit Graphic Narratives and Comic Collections at Emory: Past, Present…

Graphic Narratives and Comic Collections at Emory: Past, Present and Future

  Graphic narratives are a growing area of study and literary expression. Graphic narratives provide a different experience than a prose narrative, and demand what some have called a “double literacy” of the visual and the written word. This exhibit focuses upon the expansion of Emory’s collections in in this genre, including comics and long-form…

Thank you for being a friend, Ms. White

Monday, January 17th would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday. Like many of her adoring fans, I was planning on throwing a Golden Girls bash, which consisted of my wife, our 3 cats, and me. I wanted to invite more people, but as you know, Omicron has put dents in many people’s plans for socializing,…

Streaming Video Documentary Collections for DEI

We are highlighting our DEI documentary film content from Docuseek2 and Academic Video Online (AVON) from Alexander Street Press, as we restart our Diversity in Collections series! These two services provide great amounts of content dedicated to social justice issues, diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. Please consider these for class assignments and readings as well…

Emory Libraries, Bias, and You

Imagine your kitchen for a moment. Somewhere, you’ve probably got a cupboard, a drawer, or a pantry filled with stuff. How did you decide what goes where? How did you decide what goes in this drawer vs. that cupboard? How did you decide how the drawer itself is organized?   Now, imagine that same task…

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…

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…

Former inaugural poet Richard Blanco to give free reading at Emory on Feb. 23

by Emory Libraries Richard Blanco, who gained recognition after reading his poem “One Today” at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2013, will present his work on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m. at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. The event is open to the public at no charge. Tickets…