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Librarians celebrate National Library Week

National Library Week was observed April 13-19, 2014 with the theme, “Lives change @ your library®. Emory Librarians celebrated with a party and by collected library-related quotes to share: “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”  — Jorge Luis Borges  (writer, and National Librarian of Argentina. (b1899)   “The very…

April 14th Panel on Conducting Research in International Archives

Please join us at the Library for a panel discussion, Conducting Research in International Archives, Monday, April 14th, 4-6 p.m in the Jones Room (third floor, Robert W. Woodruff Library)   This panel will explore strategies for effectively navigating international archives. Panelists will discuss their experiences conducting research in Africa, Europe, South America and Asia….

April 9th Archives and Copyright Workshop

Please join us at the Library for a Archives and Copyright Workshop to be held, Wednesday April 9th 9:30-11 a.m in Room 312 (across from the Jones Room, third floor Robert W. Woodruff Library. ) This workshop is open to all and will include information and discussion about copyright, fair use, the permissions process, orphan…

Library’s PACE Assignment

This fall, the Outreach and Education Team partnered with the Pre-major Advising Connections at Emory (PACE) program to introduce freshmen to library resources and services. Freshmen were given an assignment that consisted of three tasks that included: Finding a New York Times article from the day that they were born Finding an article in the…

“She Sang So Sweet”: Lucille Clifton’s Children’s Literature

Everett Anderson’s Year, by Lucille Clifton The Lucille Clifton Exhibition “She Sang So Sweet:” Lucille Clifton’s Children’s Literature is currently on display on the 2nd Floor of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. The exhibit is curated by Amy Hildreth Chen, Emory PhD student in English. The following is the essay which accompanies the exhibition, written…

Banned: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

  Share Below is the essay, written by University Archivist Kate Donovan, from the current exhibit on the second floor of the Robert W. Woodruff library in honor of Banned Books Week. The exhibit features covers and titles pages of banned or challenged books accompanied by brief captions about the works by librarians, staff and…

Support the Georgia State Archives

Reading room in the Georgia State Archives in Morrow, GA,image courtesy of the Georgia State Archives   Share Learn more: Information on the Complex issues and what is at stake Talking points for legislators Related Articles: NY Times  Join the discussion Late on the afternoon of September 13, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced…

Come Celebrate With Me: An Exhibition on the Work of Lucille Clifton

The Lucille Clifton Exhibition Come Celebrate With Me: The Work of Lucille Clifton is currently on display in the MARBL gallery on the 10th Floor of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. The exhibit is co-curated by Kevin Young, Curator of Literary Collections and the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at MARBL, and Amy Hildreth Chen, Emory…

Writers: Reflections on Rushdie

The Writers exhibition, on display in the Schatten Gallery until November, features photographer Nancy Crampton’s pictures of authors,poets, novelists, journalists and other writers. A small selection of MARBL materials, chosen by guest curators from the Emory community, complements each photo. The materials illuminate the connections the writers have with each other and the special collections…

Writers: John Ashbery

The Writers exhibition, on display in the Schatten Gallery until November, features photographer Nancy Crampton’s pictures of authors,poets, novelists, journalists and other writers. A small selection of MARBL materials, chosen by guest curators from the Emory community, complements each photo. The materials illuminate the connections the writers have with each other and the special collections…