Poet Nikki Giovanni to give free reading at Emory on Feb. 22

This event could reach capacity. Seating is limited, so please plan to arrive early and allow for traffic in the event area. Celebrated activist poet Nikki Giovanni will read her work on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. The event is open to the public at…

Does the library have my textbook?

Emory Libraries are pleased to welcome you back in 2020; we hope to help you be productive and successful this spring semester. If you are looking for materials from your class syllabus, below are some tips for finding them. You can find more suggestions on the “for Students” tab of the Affordable Textbooks and Teaching Materials…

‘Fake News’ class helps students learn to research and identify false information

by Maureen McGavin Sumedh Khanolkar, a first-year Emory student from Mumbai, India, first became concerned about fake news a few years ago. False rumors about child abductions were spreading through social media in his home country, leading crowds to attack innocent strangers, beating and sometimes even killing them without any evidence. “People have died in…

Holiday Reading: OverDrive and 2019 books

If you are traveling or just relaxing at home, you might be looking for new reads during the holiday break. Below are some great options and recommendations from Emory Libraries to keep your reading list full throughout the holidays. From Emory’s OverDrive collection, you can borrow popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks and audiobooks to read…

Poet Kevin Young returns to Emory for reading on Dec. 5

Poet and Emory University Distinguished Professor Kevin Young returns to the Emory campus for a reading from his most recent book, “Brown: Poems,” on Thursday, Dec. 5. A reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Rose Library will precede the reading at 7 p.m. in the Carlos Museum, where a book signing will follow. Seating is…

Dogged by finals? Sign up for the Pet Therapy Study Break

As finals approach and stressed-out students crowd into study areas and coffee shops, the Woodruff Library offers a way to relieve some of that tension – its annual Pet Therapy Study Break. On Thursday, Dec.12, from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Jones Room, students can come out to scratch behind some ears and rub some…

Meet the ARL Fellow for Digital and Inclusive Excellence – Claudia Konings

This blog post features an interview conducted by the Woodruff Library with Claudia Konings, one of the 2019-2020 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Fellows for Digital and Inclusive Excellence hosted by Emory Libraries. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from? What’s your favorite book? I am from Winter Garden, Florida. My…

Meet 2019-2020 Woodruff Fellow – Jennifer Morgan

This is the fifth post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2019-2020 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows. Funded by the Laney Graduate School, the library and ECDS award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their dissertations by the end of the fellowship period. Fellows…

New article, e-book, and reference databases for Korean Studies

Over the past year, Emory Libraries has purchased three databases that will enable faculty and students to access scholarly research produced in Korea. They include DBpia (and its sister site, KRpia), KISS, and Media Korean Studies. DBpia provides the full text of articles published in over 3,000 Korean scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, social…

National Native American Heritage Month

November is the National Native American Heritage Month. Throughout this month, lecture series, cultural programs, exhibits, and other kinds of programs are organized to celebrate Native Americans’ culture, traditions, achievements, and contributions to our country. Eager to learn about the American Indian tribes of Georgia? Please check out the New Encyclopedia of Georgia about the Georgia Indians….