Welcome KIC Bookeye book scanner

On April 8th, the LITS Student Digital Life team, in partnership with the Library Service Desk, added a new service to the Woodruff Library in the form of a KIC Bookeye book scanner. It sits across from the Library Service Desk, in place of one of the EaglePrint multi-function printers (MFP’s). The new book scanner…

Preserving the Telugu Manuscript

Emory Libraries recently acquired the Kōṭikalapūḍi Vīrarāghavakavi (1663-1712) manuscript. The online edition of this book is in the public domain, not protected by copyright, and has been made available by Emory University. The text is a work of poetry based on the Udyoga Parva of a Telugu Mahabharata by Kotikalapudi Viraraghavakavi (1663-1712). The Mahabharata is…

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

If you attended and enjoyed our last year’s inaugural series on our artists’ books collection, we have good news for you! On Wednesday, April 17th, we are hosting our second event, “History of the Early Book” (15th-16th-century) from 5-6:30 pm in Rose Library. Two book historians, Professor Nick Wilding from Georgia State University and Jenny…

Undergraduate Fellowship Opportunity – Apply by April 26!

The Association of Research Libraries has issued a call for its third cohort of Fellows for Digital and Inclusive Excellence. This unique program offers undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds a compelling opportunity to explore a career in libraries. If selected by ARL, a successful applicant will undertake a generously paid, technology-themed internship and capstone project…

Register for the Scholarly Impact Challenge

Scholars can promote their research to new audiences by participating in the Scholarly Impact 5-Day Challenge, which will take place April 8-12. There’s no class to attend or webinar to watch. Participants can simply sign up now at http://emorylib.info/impact to receive an email a day for five days with an easy activity to complete that will raise…

Movies About Inspiring Women: Check One Out!

Celebrate Women’s History Month by watching a movie about an extraordinary woman! Emory’s Music & Media Library, located in the Main Robert W. Woodruff Library building, has an excellent collection of biographical films that Emory students, faculty, and staff may check out – both in DVD and streaming formats. Search our catalog, discoverE, to find…

Are You Going to Eat That? Integrated Pest Management at Emory Libraries

The Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Institutions workshop was held last November at the Michael C. Carlos Museum on the Emory campus. Seven presenters offered various perspectives on pest prevention, monitoring, and remediation. Two important things to remember regarding pests and how to manage them: keeping all pests out of a building is an unrealistic…

Science Commons Cyanotype Exhibit and Workshop

Emory Libraries is supporting the Atlanta Science Festival with an exhibit and workshop at the Science Commons in the Atwood Chemistry Center. “Art and Science of Light: Cyanotype and Photograms” displays the history and process of photography’s early years. Developed in 1842 by the English scientist Sir John Herschel, cyanotype was one of the first…

“Rolling with the big dogs:” A high school sophomore’s experience interning at Emory

by Ramsey Baden “Everyone’s here to get work done.” That’s the reason Kevin Jennings gives for wanting to apply to Emory when he’s a senior. Jennings, a sophomore at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School, came to Emory in August 2018 through his school’s work study program to begin an internship with Libraries and Information…

Safari Books Online: What’s changing?

For folks familiar with Safari, you should know the sign-in process for Safari has changed recently. You can access Safari at the new URL and type your Emory email address for access. You will also note Safari is changing its name to O’Reilly for Higher Education. For folks new to Safari, the website is a…

New Film Blog from Music & Media Library

  Welcome to Music & Media’s film blog! Every month we will showcase some new and classic films that exist in the Music & Media library collection via DiscoverE which you can check out and enjoy. In honor of National Women’s History Month & with Marvel’s blockbuster film “Captain Marvel” already breaking historic records, we would…

New Database: Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab

Are you interested in digital humanities tools but don’t know how to get started? Would you like to engage your students with visualizations from primary source datasets? Were you looking for an opportunity to download and explore primary source data sets? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then check out…