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…

New Collections Fall 2022

This fall 2022 semester, 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 Library Search. Reminder to reach out to your subject librarian and/or make a request via the purchase request page. You can also use Library…

Rose Library hosts second annual drag show for LGBTQ History Month

In honor of LGBTQ History Month in October, the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will present its second annual Rose Library Drag Show on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 7 p.m., in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room on the Emory University campus. The event is free and open to the public,…

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…

Photographer Dawoud Bey and “The Emory Project”

“Who are you? What do you care deeply about in the world?” These are the questions posed by photographer Dawoud Bey to members of the campus community when he commenced The Emory Project in 2010. This project followed his highly regarded exhibition “Class Pictures” that featured profiles of individual high school students from three very…

Research Skills Workshops for Undergraduates this Fall

The Woodruff Library Research Skills Workshop Series is a chance for undergraduates to build transferable skills, discover and explore resources, and develop strategies to reduce stress and achieve goals with their research projects. If you are interested in developing research skills, stop by one of our workshops this semester! Workshops are offered both online and…

LGBTQ+ History Month 

October is LGBTQ+ History Month. The month, originally LGBT History Month, was founded in 1994 by Rodney Wilson, an openly gay high school teacher in Missouri. You may be wondering, doesn’t the LGBTQ+ community celebrate Pride in June? Yes, however, celebrating can happen more than once a year. October was chosen as the history month…

Rose Library highlights Southern Jewish collections and funding of research fellowship

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University is celebrating its Southern Jewish collections with the opening of three collections. Rose Library will host a special public event with speakers on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Jones Room on level 3 of the Woodruff…