Monthly Archives: July 2017

Lyndon Batiste, Library Service Desk Coordinator, Woodruff Library

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Lyndon Batiste is the new Library Service Desk Coordinator. He spent the last seven years as an assistant branch manager in  the Clayton County Public Library System. A native of Milwaukee, WI, Lyndon came to Atlanta 28 years ago when his father’s job brought the family here. He has earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in religious studies […]

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Antionette Bowers, Senior Network Analyst, Network Operation Center

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Antionette Bowers is a new senior network analyst in Network Operation Center. Prior to coming to Emory, she spent three years as a network consulting engineer at Cisco Systems. She was also a network engineer (5 years) and network surveillance technician (2 years) at Comcast. She was born and raised in Atlanta, GA, which she […]

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Amelia Stagg, Intern/Technical Support Specialist, Student Digital Life

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Amelia Stagg is a new intern and technical support specialist in Student Digital Life. She spent a year as a technology consultant in the Cox Computing Center. Born and raised in Peoria, IL, which Amelia says is “not near Chicago but not in a cornfield,” Amelia graduated with a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Emory. […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

    Recent LITS headlines: Emory News You Can Use article: People/Soft Self-service and Emory Learning Management System (ELMS) getting a new look Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) July 27 – InfoForum: Developing 21st Century Business Leaders through Practice: The organizational dynamics and roles of librarians and other facilitators of […]

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Chuck Spornick retires after 31 years at Emory

Chuck Spornick is retiring after being at Emory for 31 years. Lars Myers and I sat down with him recently and asked him to reflect about his career. Question: Tell us about your time at before coming to Emory. Chuck: I was trained as a medievalist at Notre Dame, and I received my PhD in history […]

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HR seeks nominations for 2017 LITS Significant Contribution Award

Nominations are currently being sought for 2017 LITS Significant Contribution Awards.  Many of our employees have made key milestone contributions toward LITS objectives or Emory’s mission during fiscal year 2017.  If you happen to work with, or manage, someone who has made such a contribution, please document the details of this achievement on the form I […]

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Opening of ‘Epitaphs’ exhibition draws large crowd

Despite heavy rains, a June 22 event marking the opening of the Billy Howard’s Epitaphs for the Living exhibition drew over 100 attendees. Held in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library, the event featured a conversation between curator Randy Gue and Billy Howard, an Atlanta photographer who began photographing people with HIV/AIDS in 1987. […]

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