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Free talk with graffiti artists set for Sept. 27

Want to know the real story behind graffiti writers and their artistic messages? Don’t miss “Graffiti: An Inside View,” on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at 7 p.m. in the Jones Room on Level 3 of the Woodruff Library at Emory University. Join graffiti writing historian Antar Fierce, b-boy and writer MadClout, photographer H.J. Parsons, and…

Celebrate Banned Books Week by [REDACTED]!

This week is Banned Books Week (Sept. 18-24, 2022), and although the event existed for many years, it seems particularly notable in 2022. This past year, there’s been a dramatic increase in the numbers of books banned in schools and requests for bans at public libraries across the US. Intellectual freedom is at the heart…

Finding syllabus resources for Fall 2022 semester

Emory Libraries welcome you to Fall 2022 semester. We’re here to help you flourish! If you are looking for materials from your course syllabi, below are some tips for finding them. Does the library have my textbook? Academic libraries typically don’t buy textbooks, because they are highly specialized and go out of date very quickly….

Decatur Book Festival on Oct. 1 features Emory authors

The Decatur Book Festival presented by Emory University returns to downtown Decatur for a one-day event on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, with more than triple the number of in-person author sessions – 16 this year – as there were last year. Speaker sessions with book authors will take place in-person at First Baptist Church of…

Welcome letter from Valeda F. Dent, vice provost of libraries and museum

Dear Emory students, faculty, staff, and visitors, As we settle into a new academic season, I am reminded of how much our world has changed over the past few years. Many of these changes were unanticipated, sweeping in nature, and transformative. In almost every major sector of our collective experiences, whether in healthcare, global relations,…

Free vinyl giveaway at Music and Media Library Sept. 6-15

Want to expand your music collection for free? The Music and Media Library is having a huge vinyl giveaway Sept. 6–15. There will be over 7,500 LP records (33 1/3-speed) up for grabs, as well as more than 1,000 CDs. They are mostly classical music records, but there are a few rock and jazz albums….

Podcast studio, self-checkouts, new lobby among improvements at Emory Libraries

The Emory Libraries is introducing several changes for the 2022-2023 academic year, designed to make the library experience more productive and enjoyable for Emory students, faculty, staff and visitors. New vice provost of libraries and museum In July, Dr. Valeda F. Dent began as the new vice provost of libraries and museum for the Emory…

Rose Library condemns attack on Salman Rushdie

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University expresses deep concern for Salman Rushdie’s well-being and sends every good wish for his recovery from a violent attack last week. In 2006, when the library acquired the papers of Salman Rushdie, the acquisition marked an important commitment to the long-term stewardship…

Access issues with Kanopy streaming videos

Kanopy, one of our main academic streaming video providers, recently migrated to a new platform that no longer supports the proxy URL system commonly used by Emory and other universities to manage access to electronic resources. As a result, users at Emory and other institutions are reporting sporadic playback issues with their videos. The library…

August is National Black Business Month

August is National Black Business Month, a time for people to recognize black business and entrepreneurs. The origins of this month dates back to 2004 when Frederick E. Jordan and John William Templeton wanted to highlight Black entrepreneurs after reflecting on the challenges they faced as business owners. However, I could argue this appreciation goes…

Annual PitchBook account renewal

July means it’s time to renew your PitchBook account.  Don’t worry, you won’t lose any of your saved lists or searches! What’s PitchBook? It’s a financial database focused on private capital markets, including venture capital, private equity and M&A transactions. It’s useful for interview prep, class projects, and understanding financial trends.  1. Open the PitchBook…