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Guests can get up close with artists’ books at upcoming Rose Library event

Guests are invited to examine artists’ books up close and find the “common thread” in a new exhibit and related event on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 in Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. “Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Rare Book Collections” will take place from 4:30-6 p.m….

New production studios create spaces for student and faculty videography

Emory students and faculty will soon have three new production studios for recording videos, podcasts, lectures, and more. Opening this semester on Level 1 of the Woodruff Library, these studios will be excellent places to cut out background noise from audio tracks or use professional equipment to make video projects. The updated Student Production Studio…

Jennifer Gunter King named as new director of Emory University Rose Library

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University has named Jennifer Gunter King as its new director. She will start in the position on Oct. 15. “Jennifer brings a wealth of experience and an expansive view of libraries, not only from a special collections aspect but from a broader organizational understanding,” says…

Register by Sept. 19 for Wikipedia in Higher Education symposium

Emory Libraries will host a symposium and workshop for using Wikipedia in higher education on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This event is free and includes coffee, a light breakfast, and lunch. Faculty, graduate students, and anyone involved in teaching at Emory are encouraged to attend all or part of the…

Pop in to the Pop-up Public Library Card Drive on campus Sep. 11

The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (AFPLS) is giving out free library cards to all current Emory students, staff, and faculty on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Pop-up Library Card Drive station on the second floor of the Woodruff Library. This is the second library card drive AFPLS has held at Emory…

SisterWriters: An Evening with Pearl Cleage and Tayari Jones set for Sept. 27

There are no more seats available for the event; however, we will be streaming the event via Facebook Live, starting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 27. To watch, please go to the Emory University Facebook page: facebook.com/EmoryUniversity/ New York Times best-selling author Tayari Jones joins Pearl Cleage, the nationally recognized playwright, poet, novelist, and social activist,…

Emory’s African American collections, and curator’s keen eye, celebrated in new exhibition

In his 21 years at Emory University, Randall K. Burkett has been responsible for acquiring a collection of rare books, manuscripts, serials, photographs, and print ephemera for the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. “Building Emory’s African American Collections: Highlights from the Curatorial Career of Randall K. Burkett,” an exhibition that opens Sept….

Rose Library archives session, Emory Libraries art activities on tap at the Decatur Book Festival

Get a peek into the world of preservation, archives, and research at the Emory Libraries session “Archives: Sites of Memory, History and Reflection” at the Decatur Book Festival on Sunday, Sept. 2, 3:45-4:30 p.m. at the Marriott Conference Center C in downtown Decatur. The panel discussion, moderated by Rose Library curator of African American collections Pellom McDaniels III, will feature Rose…

Artist Kosmo Vinyl talks The Clash, DIY culture, art at the Rose Library Sept. 26

Artist Kosmo Vinyl will join Randy Gue, curator of modern political and historical collections at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, for a conversation about the intersection of punk, DIY culture, and art on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at 7 p.m. on Level 10 of the Woodruff Library at Emory University. The event is…

Music & Media Library gives Emory staff free access to DVDs, e-books and more

As an Emory University staff member for 22 years, C.J. Jones estimates he’s checked out hundreds of DVDs and CDs in the last 10 years from the Music & Media Library. Having access to free movies and TV shows has allowed him to skip the expensive cable bill and save money. “I can get caught…

International Area Studies librarians bring home books, insight from global buying travels

When it comes to buying books about another country’s literature, history, government, and other myriad aspects, there’s no better way of knowing you’re getting the best offerings than traveling right to the source. That’s what four Emory University librarians on the International Area Studies team did over the past year when they traveled to Spain, Argentina, Mexico,…

LITS director Rosalyn Metz to join library fellows program at UCLA

Rosalyn Metz, director of Library Technology and Digital Strategies for Emory LITS (Library and Information Technology Services), has been named to a cohort of 17 top academic library managers to be Library Senior Fellows at UCLA in 2018. The cohort will participate in a three-week residential program in August that features lectures, guest speakers, case studies and…