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Spring 2021 Emory Libraries Workshops

The Emory Libraries will be hosting a series of online skill-building workshops for students this spring. See our schedule for offerings that can help you develop your research and digital literacy skills to succeed here at Emory and in your future endeavors. All workshops will have versions that you can attend live, as well as…

Emory Libraries enhance services and spaces for Spring 2021

Emory Libraries remain committed to supporting library users by offering innovative access to library collections and services, and library spaces in alignment with guidelines prescribed by Emory Forward to ensure a safe learning environment. New services this Spring include a Ship to Home pilot for students engaged in remote learning, and self-service outdoor library lockers…

Film screening, conversation on life and work of Pellom McDaniels set for Feb. 7

Emory Libraries will partner with Atlanta-based BronzeLens Film Festival to host an online screening and conversation for Black History Month in February. “Athlete. Scholar. Activist: Chapters in the Life of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III” will take place on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at 3 p.m. The event will begin with a screening of the film…

Emory Libraries Commemorates the National Day of Racial Healing on January 19th

January 19th is the 5th National Day of Racial Healing! The National Day of Racial Healing is “a time for contemplation and collective action on #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched on Jan. 17, 2017, it is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a more just and equitable world,”  Today, the Emory Libraries…

Works from 1925 enter the US Public Domain

Every year, on January 1st, previously copywritten works enter the public domain and are free for everyone. This blog is an abbreviated version of  The Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke Law School entry, “January 1, 2021 is Public Domain Day: Works from 1925 are open to all!” By Jennifer Jenkins, Director…

Art Imitates Life: Artists and Authors as Activists 

This is the fourth and final post in our Racial Justice Blog Series, which brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics have included Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, and Voting Rights. We hope the connections that you make between…

For Emory faculty: Prepare for spring 2021 courses with the Emory Libraries

Since the spring semester will arrive before we know it, the Emory Libraries wanted to share some resources, tips, and suggestions for ways we can support your spring semester courses. Considering alternatives to the most common challenges in providing access to course materials and in supporting student research can reduce frustration for both instructors and…

Holiday Reading: OverDrive and 2020 books

Even if you are stuck at home over the holidays, you can still travel or explore new worlds through a good book. Below are some great options and recommendations from Emory Libraries to keep your reading list full throughout the holidays. From Emory’s OverDrive collection, you can borrow popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks and audiobooks to…

World AIDS Day 2020 and the virtual AIDS Memorial Quilt

World AIDS Day 2020 is Tuesday, Dec. 1, marking its 32nd year of observance. The theme for 2020 is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact” (“Erradicar la epidemia del VIH/SIDA: Resiliencia e Impacto”). In collaboration with the NAMES Project, Quilt on the Quad Emory organized one the largest collegiate displays of AIDS memorial quilt…

Celebrating National First-Generation College Students

The Emory Oral History Program (EOHP) joins in celebrating the National First-Generation College Day! First-generation college students, staff, and faculty have participated in oral history interviews with us since 2017. In fact, the Emory Oral History Program has grown from an initial project to interview first-generation students, and we want to share some insights from…

Emory Libraries Celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month

  November is National American Indian Heritage Month, also commonly called American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The first American Indian Day was celebrated by a few state governments shortly after the turn of the 20th century, but it wasn’t until 1990 that the federal government proclaimed the month of November as a time…

Share your fall 2020 experiences with remote services on our survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we teach, learn, and do research. Emory Libraries is conducting a survey of Emory University students, faculty, and staff to learn more about their fall 2020 experiences with remote teaching and learning, virtual library resources and services, and online workshops to discover what improvements we can make. Please…