Emory Digital Collections update for October 2021

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. Beginning in November 2021, staff in Library Technology and Digital Strategies will provide periodic updates sharing what has been added to EDC during the preceding month. Here’s what was added…

Lisa Macklin named the interim dean and university librarian of Emory Libraries

Lisa Macklin has been named the interim dean and university librarian of Emory Libraries. Macklin serves Emory Libraries as associate dean of research, engagement, and scholarly communications. She oversees collection management, research and engagement, instruction and engagement, assessment and user experience, and scholarly communications. She will serve in this position while Emory University finalizes the…

Emory events celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Art, music, lectures, and nature walks for students are on tap through this weekend for Native American Heritage Month at Emory University, many of those through the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Two events take place today (Nov. 11), and many call for advance registration, so sign up as soon as you can. Emory Climate Talk…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Stephanie Bryan

This is the sixth post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and 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…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Eric Reynolds

This is the fifth post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and 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…

Libraries roll out beta version of new search engine, request feedback

Emory Libraries is launching a new library search engine that will make searches easier and more complete for users. Simply called Library Search, it will debut January 6, but the beta version is available now. The Libraries are asking Emory students, faculty, and staff to take the new search engine for a test drive at…

Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections Series Three

On Thursday, November 11, the Rose Library will host a virtual event, “History of Illustrations and Early Printmaking in Europe,” the sixth event in our Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections Series, from 5-6:10 p.m. Dr. Robert Gaynes from Emory University and Dr. Kylie Fisher from Furman University will cover the history…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Willem Parshley

This is the fourth post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and 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…

All Scholarly Works by Emory Faculty Welcome in OpenEmory

OpenEmory has become a large, aggregated site for open access research and scholarly works by Emory faculty. With over 21,000 entries currently in the system, it rivals repositories from top-ranked universities and stands as an example for universities yet to create a repository. Nearly all entries in OpenEmory are previously published journal articles that are…

Happy International Open Access Week 2021!

This year, October 25-31 is International Open Access Week, and Emory is celebrating its authors who have shared their scholarship openly by featuring them on the Open Access at Emory website, which features information about OA books, journals, and journal articles produced by Emory authors. The site is collaboratively sponsored by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, the Emory Scholarly Communications Office,…

Emory acquires rare materials highlighting work of Bram Stoker, renowned author of “Dracula”

Click here to read the feature article “Vampire in the Library: Bram Stoker collection celebrates his literary immortality at Emory’s Rose Library” Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library has acquired what some are describing as the world’s most comprehensive collection of rare materials highlighting the work of Bram Stoker, 19th…

Meet 2021-2022 Woodruff Fellow – Dian Dian

This is the third post in a series of interviews conducted by the Woodruff Library with the 2021-2022 Woodruff Library and 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…