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Check out Emory Libraries for Relaxing 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 classes are not in session, we want to ensure you have some treats to relax. To relax we are reading, listening, or watching…

Emory Libraries Preservation Office receives equipment donation from Georgia Pacific

This spring, the Preservation department received an extensive donation of large audiovisual equipment from Georgia Pacific Studios (GP Studios). This donation expands the range of audiovisual formats that may be digitized by our department. As well, it brings greater efficiency and flexibility to our use of space in the audiovisual labs. Transportation of the equipment and…

Emory Libraries is proud to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month!

Every June, we take the opportunity to celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ members of our community. Pride is about lifting each other up, honoring our long struggle for equality, and recommitting ourselves to the fight against all forms of oppression that still exist.  This year, in honor of the Tokyo Olympics beginning this summer, we wanted to call attention…

Juneteenth

By Dhy Edwardsberry, business librarian, Goizueta Business Library.  The date was June 19, 1865. Union soldiers led by Major General Gordon Granger entered Galveston, Texas to read General Orders No. 3 which stated, “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are…

Emory Digital Collections expanding to showcase new content

Since Emory Libraries launched the Emory Digital Collections resource in April 2020 with three inaugural collections available, library staff have been working to make more digital collections accessible through the site. Emory Digital Collections, a digital repository intended to preserve and provide access to Emory’s unique digital collections, is the product of a multi-year initiative…

Congratulations to the Emory Libraries’ 2021 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award Honorees!

We are very pleased to announce that Ellie Coe, Taylor Dover, Nick Lieggi, Carissa Martin, and Maxwell Myerson are this year’s recipients of the Emory Libraries’ Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award. The Atwood Award recognizes Emory College undergraduates in all disciplines who use the Emory Libraries’ collections and research resources in their original papers,…

Changing summer access for Emory Libraries

In alignment with evolving CDC guidelines and guidance from Emory’s Environmental Health and Safety Office, several Emory Libraries locations no longer require appointments for building access, printing and scanning, and study spaces. In addition, stacks at several locations are now available for browsing. For details on specific locations, please view our updated Services and Spaces chart or contact…

Diverse Stories: What Cookbooks Can Tell You

This is the fifth of a series of blog posts to highlight the Libraries’ efforts to build more inclusive and diverse collections, from reflecting under-represented groups and marginalized populations to acquiring more unique material from smaller publishers, to better represent our communities and their interests. My grandmother read cookbooks like others read novels. Cookbooks can…

Alumni and the library

Congratulations 2021 graduates! We want to provide a few reminders to you regarding library services as an Emory graduate. Whether you are staying in Atlanta or moving elsewhere, you will still have access to subject librarians for assistance via phone/Zoom, email, or chat. Once you join the Emory Alumni Association (EAA), you will have access to several popular databases, including…

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Emory Libraries

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Did you know that there are more than 24 million people who identify as Asian or Pacific Islander in the United States today? The U.S. Census defines Asians as people whose backgrounds are from East, Southeast, and South Asia. This includes countries such as China, India,…

Graduate fellows share their project experiences and results

Graduate research fellows for the Emory Libraries and the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) shared the results and their experiences from their 2020-2021 projects at a recent presentation. Emory Libraries partners with the Laney Graduate School each academic year to sponsor the fellowships, which provide graduate students with immersive and meaningful experiences. The fellows…

Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the contributions Jewish Americans have made to the United States since they first arrived in New Amsterdam in 1654. Jewish American Heritage Month had its origins in 1980 when Congress passed Pub. L. 96-237, which authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation designating…