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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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Recap of Object Based Learning Workshop with Clark Atlanta University Art Museum 720 538 aucwoodruff

Recap of Object Based Learning Workshop with Clark Atlanta University Art Museum

Workshop participants get an up-close view of artwork from the CAU Art Museum collection We kicked off this semester’s first GLAM Faculty Development Workshop in Clark Atlanta University Art Museum’s object study classroom on August 20th.  The museum’s newly created object study classroom is the perfect setting for close study of art works from the…

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“Eyes on the Prize”, other documentaries available for streaming through AUC Woodruff Library 480 270 aucwoodruff

“Eyes on the Prize”, other documentaries available for streaming through AUC Woodruff Library

If you’re eagerly anticipating poring over the sources listed in the LibGuide companion to our upcoming voting rights exhibit, an excellent resource to hold you over is the award-winning PBS documentary series, “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement”. Originally aired in 1986, the 14 part series is narrated by the late Julian Bond…

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GLAM Center Featured Collection: The Voter Education Project 2000 1379 aucwoodruff

GLAM Center Featured Collection: The Voter Education Project

One thing is on many citizens’ minds this fall: voting. Voting is a powerful tool in our democracy that can help marginalized groups amass political power, and, for that reason, the fight for the right to vote in the United States has often been a contentious, and sometimes bloody, battle. Despite the ratification of the…

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AUC Woodruff’s GLAM Center welcomes new and returning students back to campus! 800 670 aucwoodruff

AUC Woodruff’s GLAM Center welcomes new and returning students back to campus!

It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to a close and the Atlanta University Center (AUC) campuses are beginning to hustle and bustle with the activity of new and returning students. Whether you’re a student interested in finding out more about the art and historical holdings across the AUC’s cultural institutions or a…

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