Monthly Archives: December 2018

Cloud Infrastructure Migration Planning update – December 2018

Welcome to the Cloud Infrastructure Migration Planning (CIMP) update, provided by the Cloud Advisory Group (CAG). The mission of the CAG is to facilitate the adoption of cloud computing across LITS for the purpose of migrating Emory’s on-premises data center infrastructure to Amazon Web Service (AWS). The goal of this monthly article is to provide […]

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LEAF hosts a cheery holiday party for Emory Libraries

The Library Employees Advocacy Forum (LEAF) hosted its annual LEAF Holiday Luncheon in the Woodruff Library this week, and the event did not disappoint. Held jointly in the Jones Room and the Schatten Gallery, the luncheon featured a full meal of chicken or salmon, a seemingly endless row of desserts made by staffers, and the […]

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Doggie Study Break gets a four paws of approval

photo of a dog therapy dog

Thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s Doggie Study Break, in which we brought therapy and service dogs into the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library in order to give our stressed-out students a much-needed respite from their studies. We worked with two groups last week for the Study Break – Pet Partners (therapy […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Holiday reads: Overdrive and 2018 books Emory Libraries news: Health sciences library open ‘Spirit Lives On’ dementia awareness exhibit Emory Report news: Finals hounding you? Destress with therapy dogs Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) December 24-28 – Winter Recess January 9 – Event: InfoForum, 2:00 […]

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LITS celebrates its Holiday Party at the Emory Conference Center

New location, same camaraderie. The Annual LITS Holiday Party moved to the Emory Conference Center Ballroom and the atmosphere didn’t disappoint. Over 250 LITS employees attended and enjoyed the party. “We had held the event in the Goizueta Business School every year since 2013. Then in 2017, we moved to the Math and Computer Science […]

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Code Like a Girl: OCIT teaches coding to girls in Newton County Schools

Members of the Oxford College Information Technology (OCIT) staff participated in Code Like a Girl Day on December 5, 2018. Newton County Schools hosted Code Like a Girl Day across its schools to enable more women to learn about technology and the impact coding has on everyday life. The event took place in Covington, GA, during […]

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Jody Bailey, Head of Scholarly Communications, Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications

Jody Bailey is the new head of scholarly communications in the newly created research, engagement, and scholarly communications (RESC) division, led by Lisa Macklin, in Emory Libraries. Prior to her Emory arrival, Jody spent 10 years at the University of Texas at Arlington, most recently as the director of publishing. She also spent time as the director […]

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