Monthly Archives: December 2014

LITS Holiday Party was magical

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On a warmer than usual December evening, the LITS staff ate, drank, and partied the evening away on the top floor of the Goizueta Business School. With “Merry Masquerade” as the party theme, many attendees wore masks and enjoyed the festivities. The event featured JJ the DJ, a wandering magician named Magic Debbie, a free […]

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Mendola conducts final all-staff meeting of ’14

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On December 16, Enterprise CIO and Senior VP Rich Mendola held the first of a series of LITS all-hands meetings in the WHSCAB Auditorium. With over 350 employees in attendance or watching remotely, Mendola reviewed the division’s current progress against its FY15 objectives, gave a few updates regarding upcoming and ongoing activities, and framed the LITS […]

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Sustainable decorations

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Something about the holidays brings out the craftiness in all sorts of people. Garrett Southwell, the sustainability representative for the 1599 Building, used coffee holders to create a unique Holiday Tree. He was aiming for the strength of a honeycomb structure. As it turned out, paperclips were what was needed. The snow-capped effect is made […]

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Authentication for licensed library resources

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On January 5, 2015, the Emory Libraries will implement the same login process for accessing e-books, e-journals, databases and other library licensed content online as is currently used by other Emory resources, such as Compass and HR Self-Service. Authorized Emory University and Healthcare faculty, staff and students will be required to use their netID and password to login […]

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RSVP NOW for the LITS Holiday Party

Poster for annual holiday party

Come celebrate with LITS… This year’s party will be held at Goizueta Business School (GBS) on Thursday, December 18, from 3:30-7:30 p.m. You MUST RSVP so that we will have a proper headcount and you can have a printed name tag. Also, only people who RSVP are eligible for special gifts. This year’s theme: LITS Merry Masquerade! Attendees […]

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Call Center transitioning to Healthcare

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The LITS Call Center will transition to Emory Healthcare, Inc. on December 21, 2014. From a business perspective, everything will be the same, as the Call Center will still take university calls as well as calls from the hospital and the clinics. However, the Call Center will have a new reporting structure, reporting to Gary Madaris […]

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Top knowledge champions share their secrets

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The Knowledge Base (KB) is the central repository for LITS IT documentation and the key component of Emory’s Knowledge Management process. The ITSMO Team wanted to recognize two of its most prolific users to exemplify how useful the tool can be for all of LITS. Messaging Team – Jay Flanagan “One of the things my team […]

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