Emory Libraries has your holiday reading, viewing, and listening options

We in the Emory Libraries have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure you have access to the academic books you need for your research, teaching, and learning. Now that the winter holiday break is near, we want to ensure you have some leisure material to enjoy. To relax, we are reading, viewing, Read More …

End of fall semester survival guide

Finals are upon us! Whether it’s help with research, a quiet place to focus, or the equipment needed for recording a multi-media project, Emory Libraries has you covered. Check out all of the resources available within the Robert W. Woodruff Library building: Quiet Study Areas Short-term Individual Study Rooms are available for solitary, short-term work. Read More …

Native American Heritage Month 2023: Film Collections

With the Emory Libraries’ subscription to Docuseek, Academic Video Online (AVON), and Kanopy, members of the Emory community can access hundreds of films that explore Native American culture and history. Don’t know where to start? No worries – Emory Libraries has created a list of recently acquired streaming film titles for you to view. Gather (2020) “Gather is an intimate portrait Read More …

New library research guides to make your projects and papers successful

Emory’s subject librarians create research guides to organize course and subject-specific materials, curate library resources, and share research information to help students flourish in their studies and faculty in their teaching. Browse the many library guides on a variety of subjects, topics, and courses and use them to discover recommended resources for your major, to learn Read More …

Emory Digital Collections update for October 2023

  Since the launch of Emory Digital Collections in April 2020, thousands of items from Emory’s rare and unique holdings have been uploaded to the platform. Each month, staff in Library Technology and Digital Strategies will provide an update sharing what has been added to EDC during the preceding month. Here’s what was added in October 2023: Read More …

Emory subject librarians, in their own words

Few student-facing library staff members may be as mysterious to undergraduates as the 40+ Emory subject librarians. Through a series of interviews conducted by Emory Libraries Student Ambassadors (ELSA), subject librarians were asked to share more about their roles.   Emory Libraries organizes the work of subject librarians into six broad categories: collection development and Read More …

Marking the 85th anniversary of Kristallnacht

Warning: This article contains descriptions of violence and assault. Nov. 9–10, 2023, marks 85 years since Kristallnacht, or the Night of Broken Glass. Also known as November Pogrom, it was a wide-scale pogrom in the Third Reich that in November of 1938 included Nazi Germany, Austria, and parts of the former Czechoslovakia. Pogrom is a Read More …

Rose Library exhibit highlights African American musicians and artists from collections

American music history has largely ignored or disregarded the contributions of African Americans. Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library contains over 30 archival collections of various sizes that both uncover and recover the critical role African Americans played in the music culture of the United States. A new exhibit, “Highlights Read More …

Emory Libraries resources for LGBTQ+ History Month 

October has always heralded celebration in Atlanta, with the crisp autumnal air signaling the start of the city’s many neighborhood festivals. One key October celebration that we take note of at Emory Libraries is LGBTQ+ History Month, which acknowledges the history making contributions of LGBTQ+ people in our society. Started by Missouri high school teacher Read More …

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 …

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 …