Digital Collections

The AUC Woodruff Library's digital collections encompass a broad range of scholarly works and archival collections accessible online through the library’s institutional repository, Digital Commons.

Digitized archival collections feature a myriad of subjects and formats including photographs, audio and video resources, and publications.  Scholarly works include Atlanta University Center theses and dissertations, electronic journals, faculty publications, student scholarship, and audio and video recordings of programs and conferences.

Many digital collections are available from anywhere on the web, while other collections are available only within the Archives Research Center. The Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Collection digital collections are available only within the Archives Research Center.

Featured Digital Collections

AUCenter Photographs

A series of Atlanta University photographs are available within the Digital Library of Georgia.  The photograph collection represents late nineteenth and early-twentieth century photograph collection that documents the history of Atlanta University, its students, alumni, and supporters.

Seeking to Tell a Story

Seeking to Tell a Story is a digital exhibit that is a part of an ongoing initiative to collect, display and share the story of the Atlanta Student Movement. The collection highlights photographs, publications, newspaper and journal articles, the Committee on Appeal for Human Rights, and AUC Student Movement Anniversaries.

DigitalCommons (AUC e-Scholarship Repository)

DigitalCommons is portal to electronic journals, theses and dissertations, and faculty and student scholarship from the Atlanta University Center, as well as historic documents, publications, photographs,  and audio and video recordings from the collections of the Archives Research Center.

HBCU Library Alliance Digital Collection

A collaborative digital collection of primary resources celebrating the founding of the Historically Black College and University, the HBCU LA Digital Collection includes photographs, university correspondence, images of campus buildings, memorabilia, and programs from campus events.