Get a Fulton County Public Library card (or renew) on March 4!

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

Celebrate Black History Month with E-books

In honor of Black History Month, the Woodruff Library has compiled a small selection of recommended books and e-book collections for you to explore. Take some time to re-read a classic or find a new author to try! OverDrive – Collection of e-books and audio books. To find works by and about African Americans go…

Celebrate Black History Month by Exploring Black Newspapers

As filmmaker Stanley Nelson noted, “from the publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827, the pioneering men and women of the black press have given voice to stories and events that otherwise would have gone undocumented” (The Black Press: Soldiers without Swords). Find these stories—from the Freedom’s Journal to the Chicago Defender— in Emory’s…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer seven graduate fellowships for 2020-2021

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partners offer fellowships to advanced graduate students. (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html). Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering seven fellowships for 2020-2021. Deadline: February 24, 2020 by 4pm Anne and Bill Newton Fellowship Black Women Writers and Intellectuals Fellowship Data Services Graduate Fellowship Digital Humanities Graduate Fellowship Instruction…

2020 Women of Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Emory, 2/25/2020 from 6-8pm

Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the 5th year in a row, Emory University Libraries and Teaching and Learning Technologies will host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to improve coverage of women on Wikipedia and to empower new editors. According to Women in Red (WiR),  as of 10 February 2020, only 18.25% of English Wikipedia’s biographies were…

Library Workshops for Undergraduates

The Emory Libraries is offering another set of workshops for undergraduate students this semester. These workshops will be an opportunity for undergraduates to build-up a number of transferable skills and get to know the libraries a bit better. You can sign-up for workshops below. We hope you’ll join us! Questions? Contact Sarah Morris at sarah…

Tell us what you really think!

Emory Libraries is seeking your input about online learning tools that would help students understand concepts related to the use of library resources and services.  We want to hear from students about how you learn online and what types of online learning tools (e.g. tutorials, videos, infographics, etc.) you think would be helpful. For faculty,…

Now lending portable turntables at the Music and Media Library

Do you have vinyl records you want to play, but no turntable? Or are you thinking about starting a vinyl collection, but want to first try some records out? Or do you just want to listen to one of Emory’s approximately 7000 vinyl records in the comfort of your own dorm room? To support our…

New Databases–January 2020

The Emory Libraries now have access to a variety of new resources! The A&AePortal  is now available from Yale University Press provides an digital environment in which to discover and interact with important art and architectural history scholarship. The database includes both books that are difficult to access in print and new releases and born-digital…

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…