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“Incorporating Oral Histories into Curriculum” Workshop Recap 2560 1920 aucwoodruff

“Incorporating Oral Histories into Curriculum” Workshop Recap

On April 10th, we held our latest GLAM Faculty Development workshop, “Incorporating Oral Histories into Curriculum” with the Atlanta University Center’s Robert W. Woodruff Library’s Archives Research Center Processing Archivist, Brittany Newberry. During this workshop Newberry provided an overview of the basics of oral histories as a scholarly resource, their limitations and challenges, and the…

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Teaching with Exhibitions Workshop Recap 2560 1920 aucwoodruff

Teaching with Exhibitions Workshop Recap

The second GLAM Faculty Development workshop of the year, “Teaching with Exhibitions,” occurred last month at the AUC Woodruff Library’s Archives Research Center. During this workshop Martina Dodd, GLAM Museum Education Curator, gave a guided tour of both the Archives Research Center’s exhibition entitled, Black Interiors: Envisioning A Place of Our Own, and its accompanying…

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GLAM Workshop Recap: Teaching With Objects Across Disciplines 2560 2359 aucwoodruff

GLAM Workshop Recap: Teaching With Objects Across Disciplines

On February 28th, GLAM, in partnership with the Atlanta University Center Collective for the Study of Art History and Curatorial Studies, held its first faculty training workshop of the spring semester: Teaching With Objects Across Disciplines. Following a viewing of current exhibitions at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Lowery Stokes Sims, Ph.D., former…

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GLAM Faculty Fellow Spotlight: Dr. Charmayne Patterson 1080 720 aucwoodruff

GLAM Faculty Fellow Spotlight: Dr. Charmayne Patterson

The GLAM Center for Collaborative Teaching and Learning’s Faculty Fellows program aims to provide AUC faculty with training in object-based pedagogy and techniques. This month’s spotlight features GLAM Faculty Fellow, Dr. Charmayne E. Patterson. Dr. Patterson is a Clark Atlanta University professor in the department of African American Studies, Africana Women’s Studies, and History. Last…

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GLAM Workshop Recap: Creating Curriculum Inspired Online Exhibitions 2560 1920 aucwoodruff

GLAM Workshop Recap: Creating Curriculum Inspired Online Exhibitions

Last week we held our final GLAM Faculty Development workshop of the fall semester, “Creating Curriculum Inspired Online Exhibitions.” Led by GLAM’s Museum Education Curator, Martina Dodd, and Digital Exhibitions Coordinator, Gayle Schechter, this workshop provided AUC faculty and Robert W. Woodruff Library staff with an overview of the resources available on the GLAM Center’s…

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GLAM Center Featured Collection: Black Librarianship 2535 2560 aucwoodruff

GLAM Center Featured Collection: Black Librarianship

Though Clark Atlanta University’s School of Library and Information Studies closed its doors in 2005, the Archives Research Center (ARC) at the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library houses several collections showcasing the contributions to the field of librarianship made by faculty and staff at the AUC as well as prominent black librarians…

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Black Architects in the Archives: The Oscar Harris Collection in the Archives Research Center of the AUC Woodruff Library 2560 1920 aucwoodruff

Black Architects in the Archives: The Oscar Harris Collection in the Archives Research Center of the AUC Woodruff Library

Guest post by Brittany Newberry, Processing Archivist at AUC Woodruff Library’s Archives Research Center In August 2017, the Archives Research Center of the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library received the Oscar Harris collection. Known for his designs that influenced the Atlanta skyline, Oscar Harris is a prominent and notable Black architect in Atlanta,…

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GLAM Workshop Recap: Navigating AUC Digital Commons 1920 2560 aucwoodruff

GLAM Workshop Recap: Navigating AUC Digital Commons

Like many institutions, the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library has been spending time digitizing archival resources and scholarly publications in order to increase online access to our resources. This month, the GLAM Center for Collaborative Teaching and Learning’s faculty workshop focused on how to navigate and access these newly digitized AUC collections…

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GLAM Museum Education Curator Attends DLF Forum 400 179 aucwoodruff

GLAM Museum Education Curator Attends DLF Forum

Martina Dodd, AUC GLAM Museum Education Curator, received a Digital Library Federation HBCU Fellowship to attend this year’s DLF Forum!  She wrote about her experience for the DLF blog: “Through a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the AUC established the GLAM Center for Collaborative Teaching and Learning last year to introduce faculty…

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GLAM Workshop Recap: Partnering With the Archives at the AUC 2560 1920 aucwoodruff

GLAM Workshop Recap: Partnering With the Archives at the AUC

The Atlanta University Center is fortunate to be home to both the Spelman College Archives and the Robert W. Woodruff Library (RWWL) Archives Research Center. Earlier in October, GLAM held our third Faculty Development Workshop of the fall semester on partnering with the archives at the AUC. Spelman College Archivist Holly Smith and RWWL’s Public…

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