Monthly Archives: August 2017

I’m (probably) not a luddite, but there was that Skype incident

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A few years ago, as I was nearing the completion of my graduate studies in studio art, I decided to give the academic job market a try. I’ve held a job in some capacity since I was 15, so I assumed this arena would be somewhat similar to other job markets in the U.S. I […]

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Ramya Bommareddy, Manager, Database Administration, IT Operations

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Ramya Bommareddy recently became the new database administration manager in LITS. Prior to joining Emory, Ramya worked in various IT leadership roles for the Hewlett Packard group of companies, starting in 2010. She also worked as an IT consultant for nearly five years at AT&T/Cingular Wireless. Born and raised in south central India, along the banks of […]

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Kerry Bowden, Library Coordinator, Oxford Library

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Kerry Bowden is the new library coordinator in Oxford. She joined the staff after spending three years as building supervisor and library specialist for reserves at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She also spent seven years as the circulation supervisor at Danville Area Community College in Danville, IL. She started her library career as a student […]

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Marvlyn (Kirk) Corbin, Library Specialist, Oxford Library

Marvlyn (Kirk) Corbin is a new library specialist in the Oxford Library. Marvlyn is no stranger to Oxford College of Emory as she worked as the associate director of development in Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) for 33 years before retiring. A native of Americus, GA, Marvlyn got her bachelor’s degree in business administration from […]

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Paula Knight, Senior Library Specialist, Oxford Library

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Paula Knight is a senior library specialist in the Oxford Library. She came to Emory after spending nearly a year as the circulation manager at the Conyers-Rockdale Public Library. Before that she was a library specialist at the Cabarrus County Public Library in Concord, NC. Born in Augusta but raised in Covington, Paula attended Georgia […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

    Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: Emory digital scholars map fictional city for immersion and inspiration Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) August 22 – Orientation’s Academic Showcase: hosted by Erin Mooney x76863, 9 am – 11:30 am – Woodruff Library Jones Room Level 3 August 23 – First day of […]

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EaglePrint lowers pricing across campus

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EaglePrint, Emory’s pay-for-print service for students, is offering lower printing rates this fall in response to student requests for more affordable printing options. While Emory has supplied a pay-for-print service for students since the 1990s, it wasn’t until summer 2015 that EaglePrint was launched and student printing was truly centrally supported across campus. Later, in […]

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