Monthly Archives: December 2015

The stars came out for the “Starry Night” holiday party

Photo of employees at a holiday party

We ate. We drank. We danced. We posed. We drew. We answered. We gambled (sorta). We were merry! The 2015 LITS Holiday Party was a box office smash, breaking attendance records from previous events. Well over half of LITS enjoyed the festivities in the Goizueta ballroom, shattering the old record at a near Star Wars-esque pace […]

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Library hosted a party in the Matheson Reading Room

santa doll on some books

To close out the year, Emory Libraries hosted a luncheon for library employees in the Matheson Reading Room on Friday, December 18. The Libraries Holiday Celebration was catered by the Highland Bakery and also featured desserts made by LITS employees. Guests enjoyed chicken, salmon, zucchini, mashed potatoes, corn bread, collard greens, and more. Yolanda Cooper […]

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Woof. (wag-wag-wag)

photo of a puppy

For the fourth consecutive year, the Woodruff Library brought therapy dogs into the library for the students to enjoy as a break from the arduous exam schedule. Students could sign up for a free ten minutes to pet, snuggle, kiss, hug, and play with the dogs. According to Erin Mooney, “We had 206 students sign-up. […]

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Nik Dragovic, Research Library Fellow, Digital Library Program

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Nik Dragovic joined the Libraries in September as the 2015 Research Library Fellow supporting the Digital Library Program. Nik earned his master’s degree in library information science from Pratt Institute in 2014, and has most recently worked as Collections Assistant at New York University. His coursework and internship experience includes audiovisual digitization, collection development, digital asset management, and […]

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Duo Two-Factor Authentication is Coming

Illustration of two factor authentication

With increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks targeting higher education and healthcare institutions, passwords alone are no longer a sufficient way to protect resources. Two-factor authentication decreases the risk of compromises and data breaches by making a username and password alone insufficient for accessing sensitive resources. Two-factor authentication is something that you have, like a mobile device, as well […]

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2015 Student Arrival Weekend…The Wow Factor

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The numbers are in for the Emory College Class of 2019… The Class of 2019 has 1369 students and Oxford College’s 1st year class totals 489. This includes students from 37 countries and 47 states (maybe next year we’ll have North Dakota, South Dakota and Vermont). Class of 2019 is uniquely grouped to maximize the potential of everyone both collaboratively […]

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LITS Holiday Party is next week…RSVP today

If you haven’t RSVPed for the LITS Holiday Party next week…what are you waiting for? If you like waiting until the last possible minute to do your holiday shopping, you will miss out on a swanky name tag with your name on it or being eligible for special gifts. To RSVP, click this link: Holiday […]

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