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Woodruff and Rose libraries reward undergraduate students for extraordinary research

Fifteen Emory students received Undergraduate Research Awards from the Robert W. Woodruff Library and the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library for research they conducted in the Emory Libraries, or will travel to conduct at another library. The students were honored at a brunch and awards ceremony on May 7. “Enabling research is a key component…

Rose Library acquires work of “Atlanta’s Andy Warhol,” Jon Arge

by Hal Jacobs Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library has acquired the papers of Atlanta artist and photographer Jon Arge. The collection consists of photographs, artwork, event files, printed material and a journal. One of the most remarkable aspects of the collection are the more than 5,000 Polaroid photographs that document Atlanta’s…

Emory University’s Rose Library acquires papers of Obama inaugural poet Richard Blanco

by Maureen McGavin The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library has acquired the papers of poet Richard Blanco, who became widely recognized after reading his poem, “One Today,” at the second inauguration of former President Barack Obama in 2013.  The collection includes first editions of published books, commissioned and occasional poems (such…

Donate your textbooks and help fellow students with financial hardships

Wondering what to do with textbooks as the semester draws to a close? Consider donating them to help other students. Emory’s First-generation Low Income Partnership (FLIP) developed the FLIP Lending Library in 2016. The collection depends on textbooks donated by other students who have finished classes at the end of the current semester. This semester,…

Conversation with photographer Hugo Fernandes at Emory set for Oct. 11

New York City-based photographer Hugo Fernandes will join Randy Gue, curator of modern, political and historical collections at Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, for a conversation about his work on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jones Room at the Woodruff Library on the Emory University campus. Open…

Umatic Tape, VHS, RuPaul: Audio & Video Preservation

Video and audio recordings are an important part of the collections at Emory University. As recording formats change, user accessibility can become problematic.  Currently, we are in the middle of an ongoing project to digitize many out of print videos on Umatic tape, an obsolete format that has been out of use since the 1980s,…

Women’s studies and psychology librarian Jennifer Elder connects Emory students and faculty with great resources

Part of an occasional series of profiles on Woodruff Library librarians, a valuable resource at Emory University. Students and faculty working in women’s studies, psychology and journalism have an ally in subject librarian Jennifer Elder, who connects them with the resources and information that will make their research efforts a success. An Atlanta native, Elder…

Meet 2015-2016 Woodruff-ECDS Fellow Shunyuan Zhang

This is the second post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2015-2016 Woodruff Library and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the Woodruff Library, and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), the fellowships support advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by…

Conditions: A Magazine of Writing by Women With an Emphasis on Writing by Lesbians

Cover of Conditions: Five“The Black Women's Issue“   Share Related Links: LGBT Research Guide African American Research Guide  Join the discussion MARBL is honored to add Conditions: a magazine of writing by women with an emphasis on writing by lesbians to our holdings. Conditions comes to MARBL through a generous gift made possible by Professor…