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“Connecting and Collaborating with the Spelman College Archives” Workshop Recap 640 480 aucwoodruff

“Connecting and Collaborating with the Spelman College Archives” Workshop Recap

On November 25th, the GLAM Center for Collaborative Teaching and Learning held the last faculty development workshop of the semester at the Spelman College Archives. The primary mission of the archives is to collect, preserve, organize and make accessible historically significant documents and other materials reflective of the College’s origins and development as well as the activities of…

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“Introducation to RADAR” workshop Recap 600 500 aucwoodruff

“Introducation to RADAR” workshop Recap

On September 18th, the GLAM Center for Collaborative Teaching and Learning held the second faculty development workshop of the semester. Cliff Landis, Digital Initiative Librarian, led a training session on how to search and discover archival collections, institutional scholarship, along with theses and dissertations using  the library’s new institutional repository, RADAR (Repository of AUC Digital…

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Increasing Digital Accessibility at the Robert W. Woodruff Library Center 635 650 aucwoodruff

Increasing Digital Accessibility at the Robert W. Woodruff Library Center

Gayle Schechter, AUC GLAM Exhibition Coordinator, was featured in the this summer’s Society of American Archivists’ Newsletter, Description Section! She wrote on the library’s efforts to to improve description on the digital portals in order to make digital images more accessible to a wider range of users. “In order to make sure that content is accessible…

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“Incorporating Podcasts into Classroom Assignments” workshop recap 2560 1920 aucwoodruff

“Incorporating Podcasts into Classroom Assignments” workshop recap

It’s the beginning of a new school year at the Atlanta University Center, which means that the Robert W. Woodruff Library’s GLAM Center for Collaborative Teaching and Learning is back in session. We kicked off the year with our first faculty development workshop of the fall semester, “Incorporating Podcasts into Classroom Assignments.” Led by Justin…

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GLAM Center Featured Collection: #19forthe19th 2174 2560 aucwoodruff

GLAM Center Featured Collection: #19forthe19th

This year, the U.S. National Archives is celebrating the passage of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote with a new exhibit, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote. To correspond their exhibit which “highlights the relentless struggle of diverse activists throughout U.S. history to secure voting rights for all American women,” they…

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Leadership Alliance Interns: Conducting Archival Research 2560 1920 aucwoodruff

Leadership Alliance Interns: Conducting Archival Research

Read more about the Leadership Alliance internship program here. Camille Barnes discusses the items she found in her research Camille Barnes: My experience conducting archival research has been such an awarding experience. At the beginning of this journey I did not know a thing about research or how to even conduct research the proper way. Being…

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Leadership Alliance interns: Visiting Archives in Atlanta 1920 2560 aucwoodruff

Leadership Alliance interns: Visiting Archives in Atlanta

Read more about the Leadership Alliance internship program here. Camille Barnes: Before starting this program I did not know anything about Archives. I really was not sure what they were. An archive is an accumulation of historical records or the physical place they are located. Archives contain primary source documents that have accumulated over the…

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Introducing Spelman’s Leadership Alliance Interns 500 153 aucwoodruff

Introducing Spelman’s Leadership Alliance Interns

Last week we welcomed Spelman’s Leadership Alliance interns, Keighla and Camille. This week we’d like to introduce you to Keighla and Camille in their own words. Stay tuned for updates from our Leadership Alliance interns throughout the summer! Camille Barnes Hello! My name is Halee Camille Barnes I am the oldest child out of two…

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GLAM Center Welcomes Leadership Alliance Spelman Interns! 1280 720 aucwoodruff

GLAM Center Welcomes Leadership Alliance Spelman Interns!

This summer Spelman College Archivist, Holly Smith welcomes two undergraduate students from Clafin University to the campus for a summer fellowship where they will be introduced to the rich cultural holdings of Atlanta University Center. The Leadership Alliance, founded at Brown University in 1992 as a partnership of 23 institutions, came together to develop underrepresented…

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Josephine Baker stands between Harold Jackman and Noble Sissle
GLAM Featured Collection: LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2104 2560 aucwoodruff

GLAM Featured Collection: LGBTQ+ Pride Month

This month, the GLAM Center for Collaborative Teaching and Learning’s featured collection celebrates LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + other groups) Pride. This year’s Pride Month marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, widely considered to be the catalyst for the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement. Here at the Atlanta University Center Robert W.…

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