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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…

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…

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…

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…

Finding Black History: Umbra Search and Google Arts and Culture

Every February, libraries and archives across the United States from the New York Public Library to the Digital Library of Georgia showcase African American history collections in celebration of Black History Month. We have identified several sites that will help you find these institutions and collections. Google Arts and Culture’s “Black History and Culture“  features African American history collections from seventy-four…

Announcing the 2019 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

Dear undergraduate students, did you work on a stellar research paper or digital project this academic year? If your answer is yes, please consider submitting it for the Elizabeth Long Atwood Award. The Woodruff Library is again sponsoring an award for undergraduate research. A panel of faculty and librarians will award up to three prizes…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer five graduate fellowships for 2019-2020

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 five fellowships for 2019-2020. Deadline: February 25, 2019 by 4pm Data Services Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Digital Humanities Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Instruction and Engagement-Writing Center Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Mellon…