Monthly Archives: October 2018

ATS Updates – Teaching with Canvas Cohort

As part of our expanded outreach and communications plans, I wanted to share with you all the progress of our Teaching with Canvas Cohort. “Teaching with Canvas” is a pilot program for the 2018-19 academic year designed to help faculty rethink and reimagine how they use the Canvas Learning Management System to engage their students […]

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Chili Cook-off and Dessert Bake-off is next week

The Annual LITS Chili Cook-off and Dessert Bake-off will be held next week on Wednesday, October 31 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Held in the parking lot of the 1762 Building, this event is one of the more popular LITS events of the year. Anyone interested in entering the contest must email Kim Comstock […]

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October is “energy awareness” month at Emory

The green "swish"

The Office of Sustainability Initiatives, in conjunction with Campus Services, has been keeping track of energy usage for most buildings on campus. Here are some of our buildings and how we stack up – know that we have much to be proud of. Congratulations for all your efforts on so many fronts over time that […]

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Important performance management update

Graphic of two employees in a meeting

You should have received an automated email from the PeopleSoft system announcing that the FY19 performance management forms have been created for you.  As you may recall, with the upgrade to PeopleSoft 9.2, the performance management process is now a year-round process that is initiated at the beginning of the fiscal year and includes a […]

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Austin Marlow, Research Informatics Solutions Engineer II, Lab Informatics

Austin Marlow joins the LIMS team as a research informatics solutions engineer II. Prior to coming to Emory, he was the laboratory information management system (LIMS) administrator and system owner for three years at Dendreon Pharmaceuticals, which did immunotherapy for prostate cancer. Born in Conyers, GA, Austin earned his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Berry […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: ECDS chosen for Manifold Digital Services Pilot Program Emory Libraries news: Open Access Week 2018 – Designing equitable foundations for open knowledge Emory Libraries news: Eight good reasons why Emory faculty authors should use OpenEmory Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) October 30 – Event: Rosemary Magee Creativity […]

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Librarians’ Assembly hosts the 2018 Fall Professional Development Day

The Librarians Assembly held its Fall 2018 Professional Development Day last week in the Jones Room. Scheduled twice a year in the spring and fall, the Professional Development Day is an opportunity for librarians and LITS staff to present on topics related to their professional development in a short, lightning-round format. Forum presentation topics include […]

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