Monthly Archives: June 2015

Megan Slemons, GIS Librarian, ECDS

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Megan Slemons is the new GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Librarian in the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. In this role she works with scholars to incorporate geospatial technologies into their research, such as visualizing data on a map or performing spatial analysis. She also works to develop and provide access to the library’s geospatial data collections. […]

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Update From HR

Comings: Ruoyi Chen, Library Specialist Sr., reporting to Guo-Hua Wang, started on 6/15/15. (…bio coming soon) Goings: MARBL Operation: Ann Vidor’s last day was 6/16/15.

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It’s in the Cards exhibit showcases LITS artistic talent

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[Ed. note: article was written by Maureen McGavin and Wade Moricle.] LITS employees are celebrating their creativity in the symbolic act of transforming an old MARBL catalog card into a new work of art. “It’s in the Cards” is an interactive art project, created by Julie Newton (with the help of many colleagues), that was inspired […]

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Ginger Smith retirement

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On July 31, Ginger Smith, the Director of Campus and Community Relations, will retire from Emory University. Ginger’s distinguished 38-year tenure at the University began in the Special Collections Department at the Emory Libraries from 1977-2003, where she held a number of positions from assistant archivist to University Archivist and Assistant Head. In 2003 Ginger became […]

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Richard Xing, Web Developer IV, Middleware and Web

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Richard Xing comes to Emory after spending two years as a senior Java developer for Verizon Wireless. He also worked in the same role for two years at General Motors and fourteen years at Home Depot. A native of Beijing, China, Richard received a bachelor’s degree in international business at Beijing University of International Business. He moved to […]

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Mark your calendar: InfoForum next week

The last InfoForum of the month is scheduled for Thursday, June 18, from 2:30 to 3:30 pm in the eClassroom 312 of the Woodruff Library. The topic is “QEP” and is being presented by Erin Mooney and Gabrielle Dudley. Please join us. InfoForums are opportunities to share a new project or initiative, to learn more about what’s going on in other areas of the […]

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Mark your calendar: IT Briefing next week

The IT Briefing is scheduled for Thursday, June 18, from 10:15 to noon, in the Fourth Floor Auditorium of the North Decatur Building. Refreshments will be served so please join us. The LITS Campus and Community Relations team presents the monthly IT Briefing to provide the Emory IT community with important technical information and updates. These […]

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