Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ann Frellsen: a career in preservation

Next week, Ann Frellsen will be leaving Emory after nearly 27 years in the Libraries’ Preservation Office located in the Woodruff Library. The following is a discussion about her time at Emory. Q: What are some of the highlights of your 27 years of preservation? A: When I started, Emory was not doing any preservation work […]

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Professional Development Forum hosted by Librarians Assembly

The Spring edition of the biannual Professional Development Forum held on March 17 featured five presenters of timely topics. Elizabeth Roke kicked off the session with an overview of the “Always Already Computational” project looking to transform libraries’ digital collections into datasets for use in research. The Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded a […]

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Emory Libraries host Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon events

On Tuesday night, March 21, during Social Justice Week and Women’s History Month, the Woodruff Library hosted its second annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Art + Feminism is a worldwide campaign that aims to improve coverage of women and the arts in Wikipedia and to empower new editors. During Tuesday’s Edit-a-thon, the Woodruff Library’s resident Wikipedian, Jenn Young, […]

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Net neutrality event to be held on April 4th in Cox Hall

Join us on April 4 at 5:30 pm in the Computing Center in Cox Hall’s Classroom A for a chat with Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Senior Staff Attorney Mitch Stoltz about net neutrality. Net neutrality – the rule that broadband providers must treat all Internet traffic equally – has a contentious history and an uncertain future. Rules […]

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Kevin Moran, Project Manager I, PMO

Kevin Moran joins the Project Management Office as a Project Manager I. Before coming to Emory, he spent the last four years as an independent project coordinator working on digital media projects for corporate clients. Before that, Kevin was an account manager for ten years for Flowerwood Nursery, where he oversaw its Wal-Mart account. And before that, he spent […]

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LITS: recent headlines and upcoming events

    Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news announcement: Erica Bruchko: Helping researchers in EmoryLibraries’ African American, history collections Emory Libraries news announcement: Site-specific dance in Atlanta is topic of April 6 “Memorial Drive” series panel event Upcoming LITS events: (for more information for each event, a contact has been listed) Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 […]

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Circulating laptops available in Woodruff Library

Photo of people using a laptop

Starting in January, the Music & Media Library has started to circulate a small collection of four MacBook and six Dell laptops for a circulating period of seven days.  This collection was created in response to requests from faculty, staff, and students, for whom the 3-hour circulating collection was not meeting their needs. Many of the faculty and staff […]

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