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Andrew Young, Ernie Suggs to discuss new book Feb. 22

Hearing first-person stories from the front lines of the civil rights movement is becoming a rare opportunity these days, especially from someone so integral to Atlanta’s growth as a city during the 20th century. But students and others in the Emory and Atlanta communities will have that chance on Wednesday, February 22, when US Ambassador…

US Poet Laureate Ada Limón to give reading at Emory University

Ada Limón, the current US poet laureate, will give a public reading at Emory University on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, at 3 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium. Books will be for sale at the reading, with a signing immediately following the event. Attendees can register for the reading, which is open to the public at no…

Organizational changes position Emory Libraries and Carlos Museum for even greater innovation

With new leadership on board, Emory Libraries and the Michael C. Carlos Museum have announced organizational changes, effective Oct. 1. “As I considered our organizational structure, a guiding principle for me has been consistency and stability, as well as positioning Emory Libraries and the Carlos Museum to build on our successes and engage with campus…

Second annual online Home Movie Day at Emory set for Oct. 20

Grab some popcorn for Emory University’s second annual Home Movie Day on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m., hosted by Emory Libraries Preservation Office. This online event is an opportunity to explore interesting films from Emory University’s collections, consider film as a window into community history, and learn about the work of film preservation. The program…

Connections exhibition highlights objects from collaborators

An exhibition celebration will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, from 6-8 p.m., with a program, introduction of partner institutions, and reception; click here to register.     A Matisse, a microscope, a Civil War sword, a political cartoon, a plant specimen, and an anthropomorphic vessel. What brings these and other vastly different things…

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…