Monthly Archives: February 2014

Results of the first round of the UTS Manager Development Program

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As everybody knows, 2013 was a year in which I put a strong emphasis on developing the skills of the managers. I am always eager to get people to specialize and to become ever more expert in whatever area they are working. For managers in particular, I want them to be continually invested in adding […]

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The View From My Window

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Last week, while Atlanta was in the throes of a second paralyzing snow and ice event this winter, we decided to see what life was like for our division-mates as they worked from home, spent extended time with close family, and generally tried to stay warm. Snow is truly an oddity in Atlanta, as witnessed […]

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Yolanda Cooper, University Librarian, LITS

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In case you missed it, the Woodruff Library recently published an article announcing the hire of Yolanda Cooper (University Libraries) as the University Librarian, a key new position on Rich Mendola‘s executive staff. The article, published in Keywords, includes a fascinating Q&A with Yolanda as she takes over this vital role. As reported by the Emory Wheel, […]

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ITIL Foundations summary from Candler scholarship recipient

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Since 2011, the IT Service Management Office (ITSMO) has provided ITIL certification training courses to nearly 300 participants, including twelve Foundation courses and nine Intermediate courses. The SMCC provides scholarship funds to a select group of attendees. Carlos de Leon from the Candler School of Theology was one of these participants. As a scholarship award […]

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InfoForums: Share, Learn, Collaborate, and Connect

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InfoForums are opportunities to share a new project or initiative, to learn more about what’s going on in other areas of the university libraries and information technology, and to collaborate and connect with your colleagues.  Please save the date for the following upcoming InfoForums: Save the dates… Thursday, Mar. 13, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – […]

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Tanya McKibben, Administrative Assistant, UTS Enterprise Applications

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Tanya joins the Enterprise Applications team after spending seven years with Emory Temp Services as an accounting administrative assistant, working primarily in the Controller’s Office and Compass Support. Before coming to Emory, she spent 16 years as a credit investigator for Credit Data Services. Born in Boston, MA and attending West Roxbury HS, Tanya moved […]

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Tales of travel woe and playful snow

Photo of traffic in an Atlanta snow storm

The following are a collection of tales and impressions from SnowJam 2014, a significant snowfall in Atlanta that dropped nearly 3-inches of snow and ice, crippling the city’s infrastructure and closing Emory’s campus for two-and-a-half days. Thousands of motorists spent the night in their cars, unable to navigate through the over 1500 traffic accidents that […]

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