Monthly Archives: May 2018

LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: AccessAtlanta news: Ryan Gainey, gardening genius, profiled in documentary film (filmed by LITS’ own Steve Bransford) AJC news: MARTA’s expansion plans for Atlanta: A detailed look Emory Libraries news: Get your Atlanta Fulton public library card Emory Report news: Employees walk more than one million miles Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) May 18 – 40th […]

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Emory’s guest wireless undergoes big change

Emory’s Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) has announced a significant improvement to the guest wi-fi experience while on campus. For years, EmoryGuest, the free wi-fi provided to Emory visitors was a restrictive experience. Starting on May 12, visitors to Emory will enjoy significantly improved performance with fewer restrictions. The wi-fi industry is trending toward […]

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RSVP today for LITS Game Day

It’s only two weeks until LITS Game Day and we need to start getting a head count for the numbers of people who will be there. Game Day is an opportunity to enjoy various games, refreshments, and relax with your co-workers. When: May 23 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Where: Computing Center at Cox Hall […]

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Neda Zeraatkar, Middle East & Islamic Studies Librarian, Emory Libraries

Neda Zeraatkar (pronounced NEH-deh zeh-rah-AHT-car) is the new Middle East & Islamic studies librarian in the Woodruff Library. She comes to Emory after spending the past seven years as a librarian for the Regional Information Center for Science and Technology in Iran. Born and raised in Shiraz, Iran, Neda earned her bachelor’s degree in library and information science from […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Report news: Emory program for first-generation college students set to graduate first participants Emory Libraries news: Top 5 reasons to visit Woodruff Library on Emory’s commencement weekend Emory Libraries news: Alumni and the library Emory Libraries news: Rose Library acquires work of “Atlanta’s Andy Warhol,” Jon Arge Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information […]

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LITS Customer Services named 2018 Customer Service Department of the year

Emory University’s LITS Customer Services department has been recognized by the American Business Awards as the winner of the 2018 Customer Service Department of the Year. The American Business Awards (https://stevieawards.com/aba) are widely considered the premier business awards in the nation. Past Customer Service award recipients have included well-known and customer-focused companies and brands such as […]

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Oxford network redesign a victory for cross-campus collaboration

As is often the case with great advancements, a disaster compels change. Right before the 2017 Oxford College Commencement, the fiber that connected the Oxford computer network with the Atlanta network was accidentally cut. At a crucial time of the academic year, the Oxford network went dark. Network access was quickly restored yet the larger […]

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