Welcome letter from Valeda F. Dent, vice provost of libraries and museum

Dear Emory students, faculty, staff, and visitors, As we settle into a new academic season, I am reminded of how much our world has changed over the past few years. Many of these changes were unanticipated, sweeping in nature, and transformative. In almost every major sector of our collective experiences, whether in healthcare, global relations,…

Free vinyl giveaway at Music and Media Library Sept. 6-15

Want to expand your music collection for free? The Music and Media Library is having a huge vinyl giveaway Sept. 6–15. There will be over 7,500 LP records (33 1/3-speed) up for grabs, as well as more than 1,000 CDs. They are mostly classical music records, but there are a few rock and jazz albums….

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 condemns attack on Salman Rushdie

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University expresses deep concern for Salman Rushdie’s well-being and sends every good wish for his recovery from a violent attack last week. In 2006, when the library acquired the papers of Salman Rushdie, the acquisition marked an important commitment to the long-term stewardship…

Access issues with Kanopy streaming videos

Kanopy, one of our main academic streaming video providers, recently migrated to a new platform that no longer supports the proxy URL system commonly used by Emory and other universities to manage access to electronic resources. As a result, users at Emory and other institutions are reporting sporadic playback issues with their videos. The library…

August is National Black Business Month

August is National Black Business Month, a time for people to recognize black business and entrepreneurs. The origins of this month dates back to 2004 when Frederick E. Jordan and John William Templeton wanted to highlight Black entrepreneurs after reflecting on the challenges they faced as business owners. However, I could argue this appreciation goes…

Annual PitchBook account renewal

July means it’s time to renew your PitchBook account.  Don’t worry, you won’t lose any of your saved lists or searches! What’s PitchBook? It’s a financial database focused on private capital markets, including venture capital, private equity and M&A transactions. It’s useful for interview prep, class projects, and understanding financial trends.  1. Open the PitchBook…

Notable LGBTQ streaming video titles for Pride Month at Emory Libraries

Emory Libraries is pleased to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month in June. This month commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, when a raid against the Stonewall Inn, a local gay bar in Greenwich Village, New York City, resulted in an act of mass resistance that exploded into a protest of thousands. While…

Check out Emory Libraries for summer reading, viewing, and listening options

We in the Emory Libraries have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure you have access to the academic books you need for your research, teaching, and learning. Now that classes are not in session, we want to ensure you have access to fresh entertainment options, from the best murder mysteries to the…

Expanded JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) for Emory faculty, staff and students!

We are pleased to announce that the Emory Libraries have greatly expanded access to the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)!This comes in response to numerous requests over the last few years. We have a new deal for all current JoVE titles (clinical, research and educational . While the official start date is January 2023, JoVE…

Emory Digital Collections update for spring 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. Here’s what was added in May 2022: 876 letters, diaries, and other documents were added to the Civil War Collection. 11 issues of the Oxford Spokesman, a student newspaper published…