Monthly Archives: February 2019

Ellis discusses “Culture and Cloud” at the February InfoForum

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“I’ve been thinking about our cloud transformation,” says LITS Deputy CIO John Ellis, presenting to a large audience of Emory Library employees during this week’s InfoForum, “and I wanted to have a discussion with you.” Change is coming The planned transition of Emory from locally-based storage and infrastructure to a cloud-based approach is a significant […]

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DEI Committee gives conference recommendations

Looking for diversity, equity, and inclusion related sessions and conferences? Here are some DEI Committee recommendations on what to attend this year: IDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & Archives  August 6–7, 2019, Columbus, OH From the conference website: “IDEAL, formerly the National Diversity in Libraries Conference, aims to foster awareness […]

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Green Notes for February 2019

February is Water Awareness Month. There are a number of exciting opportunities to learn more about by touring the Recycling Center and Water Hub, tasting at the Symposium, enjoying the Farmer’s Market, and getting ready for spring by placing your order with Oxford Farms for weekly produce. Monday, February 18 (12:00-1:00 pm) AND Friday, March […]

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Jina DuVernay, Visiting Archivist for African American Collections, Rose Library

Jina DuVernay is the latest visiting archivist in the Rose Library. Before coming to Emory, she spent three years as a special collections librarian at Alabama State University. She spent several years working for the Department of Labor and the Driver’s License Agency for the State of Alabama. She also worked for the City of […]

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Matt Goggans, Systems Engineer II, Systems Engineering

Matt Goggans recently joined Steve Siegelman‘s Systems Engineering team as a systems engineer II to focus on Window-based systems engineering. Matt spent the last year working as a contractor at Emory, first as a systems administrator for Campus Services, and then as a systems engineer for LITS. He also spent four years as the director […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Emory Libraries news: Guidestar: New database for Non-Profit Research Emory Report news: A Lifelong Interest Builds a Lasting Legacy Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) February 18 – Exhibit: “Framing Shadows: Portraits of African American Nannies from Emory’s Langmuir Photography Collection” (Opening), […]

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CIMP project update

[Ed. note: This article is the first part of a three-part series this week from the LITS Cloud Advisory Group (CAG). The introductory article about the CIMP project can be found here.] For the past several weeks, the project team has been working hard on a pilot program to gain migration and Amazon Web Service […]

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