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New book displays on Level 2, Woodruff Library

As a result of feedback from recent library surveys to better highlight and market our notable print materials for both recreational and academic reading, the Woodruff Library is happy to formally announce new level 2 displays! The “doughnut” shelving is composed of three distinct subcollections: New Books is a curated collection of notable print titles for Read More …

Hispanic Heritage Month: Small press books on the history of Latinx Americans

We continue to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15), which commemorates the important contributions of the over 60 million Americans who trace their roots to Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Spanish-speaking islands of the Caribbean and Spain.   Our second blog post here highlights recent books published by university presses Read More …

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) which celebrates the many contributions of employees with disabilities. This year, the Office of Disability Employment Policy has chosen the theme “Advancing Access and Equity” to promote the importance of advancing disability employment. In addition to NEDAM, 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Read More …

Rose Library exhibition examines intersecting lives and work of Benny Andrews, Flannery O’Connor, and Alice Walker

Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will open a major exhibition in October that will bring together, for the first time, the lives and work of three Georgia-born artists – painter/illustrator Benny Andrews and writers Flannery O’Connor and Alice Walker. “At the Crossroads with Benny Andrews, Flannery O’Connor and Alice Read More …

Celebrating diversity through literature: the Lambda Literary Awards exhibit 

This October, Emory’s Woodruff Library has curated a small book display dedicated to celebrating the Lambda Literary Awards. This captivating collection showcases an array of outstanding LGBTQ+ literature recognized for its exceptional contribution to the literary landscape. Our exhibit features everything from diverse and creative novels that challenge social norms, poetry that explores the intricacies Read More …

Catalyst Fund grant will increase accessibility of Emory audiovisual preservation projects

Emory Libraries has been awarded a 2023 Lyrasis Catalyst Fund Grant. The Catalyst Fund is an award program that provides support for new ideas and innovative projects from members of Lyrasis, a non-profit member organization serving the global landscape of academic and public libraries, scholarly research, archives, museums, and galleries. With a theme of community-driven Read More …

New deposit process for OpenEmory

Welcome to the new OpenEmory! OpenEmory is an open access repository of Emory faculty scholarly works and a service of Emory Libraries. It was created in response to the Emory Open Access Policy passed by Faculty Council in March 2011. The scope of OpenEmory at its 2012 launch was Emory faculty-authored articles. In 2016, it Read More …

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2023: Recent literary additions

At the Emory Libraries, we’re pleased to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place each year between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15. This period commemorates the important contributions of the over 60 million Americans who trace their roots to Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Spanish-speaking islands of the Caribbean and Spain. In Read More …

External investments in Open Access and DEI initiatives

Emory Libraries have long invested in our own and external organizations’ efforts to create a more equitable and open scholarly communications system. Library spending is no longer just about purchasing materials and providing access, but also for supporting these initiatives which benefit Emory researchers and students and the research community at large. This year our Read More …

Get a Fulton County Public Library card (or renew) on Sept. 20 and Sept. 28!

  Ever since Emory became part of the city of Atlanta, all Emory University students, faculty and staff* are eligible to get a Fulton County Library System (FCLS) card. And we are making it easy for you to do that right here on campus by partnering with FCLS.  Get your card at the Pop-up Public Read More …

Reference management resources from Emory Libraries

Classes are officially in session! As you are receiving homework assignments, doing research, and writing papers, you may be thinking about ways of managing your references and citations. Emory Libraries is here to help—check out our offerings and resources on reference management. Consider using reference management software. Popular options include EndNote and Zotero: EndNote is Read More …

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Sickle cell disease (SCD) or sickle cell anemia is a severe autosomal recessively inherited disorder in which red blood cells become sickle- or crescent-shaped and harden. According to the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc., this sickle-shaped blood cell can block blood flow through the body and can lead to serious problems including anemia, Read More …