Monthly Archives: September 2017

Perfect weather leads to one of the best Decatur Book Festivals

Sunny skies and refreshing winds helped make this year’s Decatur Book Festival a wonderful experience for the larger-than-normal crowds that filled downtown Decatur this weekend. “It was a fabulous Decatur Book Festival, with more visitors than we’ve ever had before,” said Leslie Wingate, director of campus and community relations. Julie Newton, library coordinator in the […]

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JonWes Smith, Service Desk Analyst II, Service Desk

JonWes Smith joins the LITS Service Desk as the newest service desk analyst II. Before his arrival at Emory, he spent three years as a senior help desk analyst with Intelliteach, a legal services company. JonWes also worked for two years in tier2 iOS and Mac desktops support for Apple. Born in Indianapolis, IN, JonWes came […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

    Recent LITS headlines: Emory Report: Emory shines at the Decatur Book Festival Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) September 10 – Exhibition: “Billy Howard’s Epitaph for the Living” LAST DAY – Woodruff Library Level 3 Corridor Gallery September 21 – IT Briefing: a monthly look into the IT projects across LITS […]

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Emory Libraries staff members to present at the Decatur Book Festival

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Emory Libraries and Emory University continue their sponsorship of the Decatur Book Festival, to be held Saturday, Sept. 2, and Sunday, Sept. 3, in downtown Decatur, Georgia. Emory Libraries will be joined by staff from the Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, Carlos Museum and the Emory Center for Ethics in the Emory tent, […]

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New for Fall 2017 – an improved ETD site

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Emory Libraries launched a completely redeveloped Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) site on August 24, 2017. The previous ETD site was a successful mainstay of the libraries’ core systems but required a facelift to keep up with the most current technology needs of students, faculty and staff. Things to know: The new site provides easy-to-use […]

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Hall and Burke get rewarded for cost savings effort

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Gerry Hall and Joel Burke recently worked on an effort to setup single sign-on for Emory’s recruiting system with IBM. The team faced a challenge with this integration where there was a mismatch between the NETID they were transmitting and the NETID being stored on the IBM/Kenexa system. Gerry and Joel found a solution that […]

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Susan Hobson, IT Product Manager, Data Warehouse and BI

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Susan Hobson recently accepted the position of Product Manager for the LITS: Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence team. Her primary role is that of service owner of Emory Business Intelligence (EBI). EBI is a service that provides a business intelligence and analytics platform through an Oracle application (OBIEE) leveraging data from the administrative data warehouse sourced from Compass,OPUS, and other core enterprise applications. According to Dana Haggas, Director of […]

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