Monthly Archives: April 2014

Learning Commons surveys yield positive results

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Each semester, Woodruff Library Learning Commons and the Computing Center at Cox Hall—the two facilities that provide technological resources, collaborative spaces, and support services for Emory’s student community—conduct customer satisfaction surveys. The students are invited to tell us what they think and rate their satisfaction with our spaces, with the technology, and with the quality […]

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In each of our workday actions, it’s easy to become so caught up with the to-dos that sometimes we don’t notice all the little treasures around us across this beautiful campus. I recently learned about the TEDxEmory conference – a gem right here in our backyard – through an article in the Emory Report. After […]

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Exploring Business in Columbia

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Lee Pasackow (University Libraries) was the staff lead for Goizueta’s Evening MBA International Colloquium trip to Colombia in March. Not much more than a decade ago many considered Colombia to be on the verge of becoming a failed state because of its violent insurgency and the narco-trade. Today it is routinely mentioned as one of […]

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Nicholas Heigerick, Business Analyst, R-WIT

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Nick has joined the Research and Woodruff Health Sciences IT (R-WIT) department as a business analyst who will be dedicated to University projects, as opposed to being dedicated to the School of Medicine like many other business analysts. Prior to coming to Emory, Nick was at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) for five years as a […]

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John Ellis, Interim Deputy CIO for LITS

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John Ellis was announced this week as the new Interim Deputy CIO for LITS. John came to Emory in November 2003 as co-director of Academic Technologies and has since held multiple leadership positions, most recently serving as Director of Integration. In that role he directed IT Service Management, Marketing & Communications, Identity Management, Web Hosting, […]

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Stella the Sweet Potato

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One of our LITS staff members, Kim David, has been nominated for a Georgia Author of the Year Award for a children’s book she wrote with her daughter Stella. The following write-up is adapted from a blog post written by another Oxford Library staff member, Sarah Henderson): Kim David, a Library Specialist at Oxford College […]

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You Have Been Heard!

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The MarComm office has reviewed the recent Online News survey and the results have been very helpful in helping us plot our communication direction over the next year. We sent the survey to all 569 LITS employees and received 152 responses, which is impressive given that the survey required a reasonable amount of thought and […]

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