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Faculty can learn about library collaborations at Dean's Pop-Up event

Dean and University Librarian Yolanda Cooper will moderate the Dean’s Pop-Up event on Tuesday, March 17. The program will focus on “Faculty Partnerships: Innovation with Impact.”

March 12, 2020 

Editor's note: This event has been canceled in accordance with current university policy on the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit the Coronavirus Updates for the Emory Community website to learn more about how Emory is responding to COVID-19.


Emory University faculty are invited to attend the next Dean’s Pop-Up event on Tuesday, March 17, at 4 p.m. in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room. Discussion will focus on “Faculty Partnerships: Innovation with Impact.” 

The presentation is hosted by Yolanda Cooper, dean and university librarian, and Jan Love, interim provost and dean of Candler School of Theology. 

Moderated by Cooper, the program will feature four faculty members who developed innovative teaching projects using library resources and librarian support and expertise. The panelists will share their stories of success, as well as challenges and opportunities. 

The featured faculty panelists are:

  • Jan Barton, associate professor of accounting, Goizueta Business School
    Library collaboration: Teaching with Canvas
  • Patricia Cahill, associate professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences
    Library collaboration: Activating Shakespeare through Instruction
  • Joe Crespino, Jimmy Carter Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences
    Library collaboration: Researching “Atticus Finch: The Biography”
  • Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, associate professor of American and African American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

Library collaboration: Serving as curator of the Emory Libraries exhibit “Framing Shadows: Portraits of Nannies from the Robert Langmuir African American Photograph Collection” 

A reception and viewing of the exhibit “How Might We? Innovation in the Libraries” will be held in the adjacent Schatten Gallery at 5 p.m. 

The event is presented by the Office of the Provost and Emory Libraries. Interested faculty are asked to register online.

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