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Nov 7th History of Emblem Books Event

Please join us for “History of Emblem Books,” the third program in the “Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections” series on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5-6:30 p.m. in Rose’s Teaching and Learning Studio (10th Floor).  If you plan to attend, please register at emorylib.info/EmblemBooks. This event features Walter Melion, Asa Griggs Candler…

Rescuing Moldy Photographs

  In April, the Preservation Office of Emory Libraries received photographic items to be treated for mold from the African American Collection of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. These photographs included sixteen studio prints, four tintypes, three ambrotypes, and two larger convex photographs. Mold covered the images due to moisture…

Murals of Tibet

Emory Libraries welcomed the Murals of Tibet into its special collections this year. The Murals of Tibet is the first publication of its kind, presenting some of the oldest surviving murals and spanning 1000 years of Tibetan Buddhist culture. In addition to its breathtaking content, the volume itself is a work of art. This extra-large…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer five graduate fellowships for 2019-2020

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partners offer fellowships to advanced graduate students. (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html). Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering five fellowships for 2019-2020. Deadline: February 25, 2019 by 4pm Data Services Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Digital Humanities Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Instruction and Engagement-Writing Center Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Mellon…

Meet our 2018-2019 Fellow – Andrew Kingston

This fall LITS welcomes five fabulous 2018-2019 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows.  We hope this blog series of interviews will help you get to know them better.  Funded by the Laney Graduate School, Emory Libraries and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their…

Top 5 reasons to visit Woodruff Library on Emory’s commencement weekend 

Commencement Weekend at Emory University is such a busy time, with so many events going on, that it can get overwhelming for graduates and visitors alike. We at the Emory Libraries recommend escaping to the Woodruff Library to refresh, regroup, and relax a bit before rejoining the crowds and the festivities. Here are the top…

Spanish Lit Class 385 in Woodruff Library

SPANISH LITERATURE CLASS IN WOODRUFF LIBRARY SPRING SEMESTER 2018 Fernando Valverde, a Visiting Instructor in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, is teaching a class using the Spanish language literature collection found on the 5th floor of Robert W. Woodruff Library.     The class spends one session each week working in the book stacks and students…

LITS welcomes applications for Graduate Student Fellowships

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partner entities offer fellowships to advanced graduate students.  (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html )  Emory Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) is offering 7 fellowships for 2017-18 Deadline: Feb 17 by 4pm Emory Libraries Alice Walker Fellowship –  Guidelines Emory Libraries/ECDS Data Services Fellowship     Guidelines Emory Libraries/ECDS Digital…

Using the Unique: Archives Research Program, Apply by 5/2

In mid-May, the Using the Unique Archives Research Program will be offering a workshop that trains graduate students in how to use archives and special collections. Applications are due Monday, May 2nd, 2016. Using the Unique is an intensive, two-day archives research training program that is intended for Humanities and Social Sciences graduate students. During the program, students will learn about the processing,…

Academy of Motion Pictures Archives Panel, March 29, 1 p.m., Rose Library

On Tuesday, March 29th at 1:00 pm, archivists from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ (AMPAS) Margaret Herrick Library, Academy Film Archive and Oral History Projects Division will present “Documenting the Movies,” a panel on conducting research in film and film-related archives. Presenters will discuss their efforts to preserve and share the Academy’s manuscript, film and oral history collections, and…

Emory Libraries’ Summer Construction Update

It’s been a busy summer of renovations and construction for the Emory Libraries, and several projects are about to be finished and ready to open for fall semester. The total renovation of MARBL on Level 10 of the Woodruff Library is getting some finishing touches and will open initially for instruction and reading room use…

Practical Archives Research Tips, March 18th ARP Brown Bag

Come join us for a conversation about archival research, both domestic and international.  Hear how two Emory graduate students planned and conducted research in archives, and pick-up practical tips that will save you time and produce better scholarship. Understanding Archives Brown Bag Series: Practical Archives Research Tips with Cecily Boles and Catherine Barth Wednesday, March…