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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…

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…

New Collections Fall 2022

This fall 2022 semester, the Rose and Woodruff libraries are offering several notable new collections for your research and teaching needs. General Collections All resources are available through Databases@Emory and/or in Library Search. Reminder to reach out to your subject librarian and/or make a request via the purchase request page. You can also use Library…

Rose Library hosts second annual drag show for LGBTQ History Month

In honor of LGBTQ History Month in October, the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will present its second annual Rose Library Drag Show on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 7 p.m., in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room on the Emory University campus. The event is free and open to the public,…

Photographer Dawoud Bey and “The Emory Project”

“Who are you? What do you care deeply about in the world?” These are the questions posed by photographer Dawoud Bey to members of the campus community when he commenced The Emory Project in 2010. This project followed his highly regarded exhibition “Class Pictures” that featured profiles of individual high school students from three very…

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…

Rose Library opens Pride Month with exhibit on queer pulp fiction

The Rose Library is kicking off Pride Month with a new exhibit, “Forbidden Loves and Secret Lusts: Selections from the Golden Age of Queer Pulp Fiction,” featuring queer pulp novels from its collections. Pulp novels—paperback books printed on cheap paper and distributed at magazine stands and drug stores—revolutionized the way that America read in the…

Emory’s Rose Library receives NEH grant for Black Print Culture project

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a planning grant of $46,630 to the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University for The Wayfinder Project: Revealing Black Print Culture to a Linked World, 1830-. The Wayfinder project is an initiative to reimagine James Danky and Maureen Hady’s 1998 “African…

April is Records and Information Management (RIM) Awareness Month

I am Tishangi Bennett, Emory’s records and information manager, and I am thrilled to be serving in this role. I am relatively new to Emory, and I truly enjoy consulting, learning, and sharing my RIM expertise with the Emory family. I know many of you may wonder: Why records management? What is records management? Why…