Monthly Archives: April 2018

Students vying for Hult Prize use MAKEmory to bring idea to life

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In the back of Cox Computing Center, through dimmed, relaxed lighting and students glued to glowing laptop screens, a bright room beckons curious students to wander in and discover MAKEmory, Emory’s campus makerspace (formerly known as TechLab). This semester, a group of three students wandered in and have returned every week since to incubate a […]

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Expense report submission made easier

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The LITS Business and Administration team continually looks for ways to reduce the amount of time and effort it takes for our internal customers to process expense reports. The LITS Business and Administration staff will submit the official report on behalf of the employee. LITS employees normally report expenses by filling out a “LITS: Travel […]

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OPUS getting a new look this summer

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Coming in June 2018, OPUS (Emory’s PeopleSoft student information system) will be upgraded to a new version of system software. This upgrade will begin after 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7 and will be completed prior to the start of the business on Monday, June 11. During this maintenance, OPUS will be unavailable to all […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: A Memory of Biafra: Flashback into the Life and the Politics of Secession from John J. Stremlau’s Papers at the Rose Library Emory Report news: Seeing the world through a different lens: Emory students’ study abroad photos showcase learning experiences across the globe Emory Report news: Crespino to discuss Atticus Finch biography, […]

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International Area Studies Team discusses the globalization of Emory Libraries

When buying a book, the best practice is often to actually look at the book first…even if it means going half way around the world. Last week, Emory Libraries’ International Area Studies Team presented at the InfoForum. Over the past year, members of this team travelled to Argentina, China, India, Japan, Mexico, and Spain on […]

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Jay Flanagan and Jessica Robinson honored by Oxford

Two LITS employees were recognized on Wednesday by Oxford Dean, Douglas Hicks, in a beautiful outdoor ceremony on the grounds of the stately college. Jay Flanagan, manager of the Messaging Team, received a Friends of Oxford Award. Jay and his team have worked with Oxford for at least the last ten years. Not only has […]

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LITS staff celebrate National Walking Day and National Denim Day

All across campus, members of LITS wore denim on April 18 for Denim Day, an annual event designed to raise awareness and support for sexual assault survivors. The show of support was outstanding. Most participants wore jeans to work but some also wore items such as denim skirts and denim jackets. Denim Day was inspired a 1998 Italian Supreme […]

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