Posts Tagged: artists' books

New website to complement Woodruff’s Environmental Humanities exhibit

The Subject Librarians Humanities Team has just launched a website to complement their new exhibit “Do I dare disturb the universe?” The Environment and the Humanities, which opened earlier this year on Woodruff Library’s entry level atrium. The website makes much of the exhibit’s content about environmental humanities resources and projects here at Emory University and…

“‘Do I dare disturb the universe?’ The Environment and the Humanities”

The third exhibit in an ongoing series to highlight Emory Subject Librarians and Emory Libraries’ range of collections, “Do I dare disturb the universe?” The Environment and the Humanities, opened on Friday, January 18, 2019, in Woodruff Library’s entry level atrium. Inspired by global industrialization, emerging international environmental movements, resource crises, and climate change, mid-…

The Artists’ Books Showcase Expands with New Books, New Features

The Artists’ Books Showcase, a digital exhibition designed to draw attention to the extensive collection of over 500 artists’ books housed in the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library, has grown to highlight 35 new books. For example, one book is in the shape of a church and another book resembles a coffee cup. Several…

The Inspiration for an Artist’s Book

by David Faulds, Rare Book Librarian, dfaulds emory edu Outer Cover of The Real World of Manuel Cordova by W.S. Merwin, Ninja Press, 1995 Last month I was fortunate to attend the preconference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section  of the American Library Association where I attended a fascinating talk by Carolee…