Monthly Archives: February 2017

Emory Libraries poised to begin major digital signage initiative

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This week, various Library employees met with representatives from Four Winds Interactive (FWI) to begin designing a modern digital signage offering for Emory Libraries. FWI, which won a competitive bidding process to secure the Libraries’ contract, spent three days on campus to begin the development of a comprehensive visual communication strategy. Hosted by members of the Digital […]

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Collin Brittle, Digital Library Architect, Digital Library Program

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Collin Brittle joins the Core Library Systems Team as a digital library architect. He previously spent seven years as a software engineer at the Virginia Tech University library where he participated in a Hydra implementation similar to one being planned at Emory. Collin was raised in Warrenton, VA (outside of Manassas), and earned his bachelor’s […]

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Simon Buckner, Senior Applications Developer/Analyst, Middleware and Web

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Simon Buckner joined the middleware team as a senior applications developer/analyst after spending over a year as a software engineer for AT&T. A native of Kansas City, KS (the Kansas side, not the Missouri side!), Simon earned his bachelor of science degree in computer science from Georgia Tech. In his free time, Simon likes to program, […]

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Beth Shoemaker, Rare Book Cataloger, Rose Library

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Beth Shoemaker joined the Rose staff late last year as a rare book cataloger. Before her work at Emory, Beth spent over two years as the catalog and resource access librarian at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA, where she performed original and complex cataloging for the library collections. Beth holds an MLIS degree from the […]

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Call for speakers and save the date – Librarians Assembly Prof Dev Forum

Have you attended or presented at a conference recently? Share your experience with your colleagues at the Librarians Assembly Professional Development Forum – Spring Edition! Friday, March 17th, 10:00-11:30 am in the Jones Room. In keeping with our last Forum we have two format choices for you: Speakers: We are seeking speakers to share five-minute […]

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LITS: Recent headlines and upcoming events

    Recent LITS headlines: Emory Report: Watch online as Tibetan sand mandala takes shape at Oxford Library Emory Report: Anjulet Tucker: Embracing the community of Chicago Steppin in Atlanta Upcoming LITS events: Thursday, March 9, 2017, 2 pm – Infoforum: Genealogy in Academic Libraries – Chris Pollette – E-Classroom 314, Woodruff Library Thursday, March 16, 2017, […]

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U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera to be interviewed today on WABE

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An interview of U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will air at 11:23 a.m. Friday, February 17 on WABE (Atlanta’s NPR station, found on FM 90.1). The interview is in advance of his free poetry reading at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts at 4 p.m. Sunday, February 19. According to Emory’s Office […]

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