For details relating to Emory Libraries and collection access, please view our Summer 2021 Services and Spaces chart.

Please note the Woodruff Library’s Matheson Reading Room will be closed on Thursday, August 5th from 7:30 am until 2 pm.

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Confronting Racism

Emory Libraries provide resources and tools to encourage research, teaching, learning, and action in the fight to eliminate racial injustice and oppression.

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A message from Dean Cooper

Statement on Systemic Racism and the Libraries’ Commitment

The Emory Libraries staff shares in the pain and frustration felt by communities across the country from ongoing racial injustice.

Blog
Blog Series: Racial Justice

A series of blog posts that brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism.

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Guide
Black Lives Matter

This guide contains recommended anti-racism resources for members of the Emory community and is intended to be a starting point for those who wish to learn more and take action.

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Guide
Social Justice Corner

Learn about social justice initiatives across the Emory Libraries, Emory Campus, Atlanta, and beyond, as well as provide knowledge and resources to key social justice issues.

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Symposium
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In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession: Emory, Racism and the Journey Towards Restorative Justice 

In Fall 2021, Emory University will host a symposium on slavery and dispossession to highlight ongoing efforts and research in this area, to encourage creative interpretations and dialogue, and to reckon with Emory’s legacy of slavery and racism and its ongoing, enduring effects.