Monthly Archives: February 2018

Jenn Young wins Libraries Innovation Grant

The Libraries Grants Support Committee announced recently that Jenn Young was the recipient of the most recent round of Libraries Innovation Grants. The proposal, “A Wikipedian-in-Residence: Empowering Emory to Engage with the World’s Most Popular Reference Work,” represents the work of the Emory Libraries Wikipedia Group, which includes staff from Woodruff Library, the Oxford College […]

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Kim Norman, Head of Library Conservation, Emory Libraries

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Kim Norman is the new head of library conservation and comes to Emory (this time) after spending 12 years at the Georgia Archives, where she began as a contract conservator in 2006 and later accepted the roles of conservator and preservation manager. Kim’s career includes twenty-five years in private conservation practice and two previous positions in the Emory conservation office, from 2002-2005 and from 2011-2013, both during the tenure of Ann […]

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Todd Smith, Business Analyst II, Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence

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Todd Smith joins LITS as a business analyst on the Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence Team. He spent the past five years at Emory as a business analyst on the finance side of the data warehouse. Prior to coming to Emory, Todd was the senior sales reporting analyst for all Starwood Hotels in the Atlanta […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Report news: Rose Library acquires two Irish collections Emory Libraries news: Love Data Week 2018 Emory Libraries news: Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering five graduate fellowships for 2018 Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) February 12 – Event: Feast of Words, 4:00-6:00 pm, Jones Room, Woodruff Library […]

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Beats exhibit wins GAMG award

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Emory Libraries and Information Technology received the award for Exhibition of the Year in the $1,000 to $1,000,000 category at the recent annual conference of the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries. LITS’ Leslie Wingate, CCR director, and Kathy Dixson, exhibitions manager, accepted the award. In presenting the award for “The Dream Machine, The Beat […]

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Beats at Oxford

The CCR Exhibition Team recently installed a version of the Beats exhibition at Oxford. The team worked with Elliot Kuecker, Ellen Neufeld, and Kitty McNeil to mount a compelling exhibit in the Oxford College Library. “We are excited about the opportunity to bring the world of the Beats to our patrons,” said Elliot. “It’s always […]

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The Path to Cascade 8, or Don’t Go Chasin’ Waterfalls

On January 26-27, the LITS Web Hosting team, in conjunction with Emory Communications and Public Affairs, completed the long-anticipated upgrade of Cascade to version 8, colloquially referred to as “The Ocho”. Cascade is the Content Management System that Emory developers employ to create, edit, and maintain the vast majority of Emory’s web presence. The application […]

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