Monthly Archives: April 2019

What is LEAP!?

The first annual LITS Employee Appreciation Party (LEAP!) is being held in the Cox Hall Ballroom on May 14 from 11:30 to 1:30, where we will honor our LITS colleagues with awards for outstanding service and significant contributions. Hosted by Rich Mendola and organized by the PATH (People, Awards, Town Halls) Committee, LEAP! will feature a plated lunch, […]

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Cloud Infrastructure Migration Planning (CIMP) database workshop

The LITS Database Administration Team and members from the LITS Systems and Storage Teams engaged with Smartronix consultant John Griffin in a one-and-a-half-day workshop focused on database migrations to AWS. This workshop provided an opportunity to explore database migration strategies in depth, validate some of our findings, and receive guidance as we prepare to design and […]

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LITS Green Notes for April

Chattahoochee Riverkeepers at the Emory Farmer’s Market Through April 30, the Chattahoochee Riverkeepers will have a table at the Emory Farmer’s Market to help us learn about what’s so important about the Chattahoochee and what we need to be doing to protect it for future generations. Opportunities abound for getting involved with cleanup and so much […]

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Nina Rao, Audiovisual Conservator, Digitization and Digital Curation

Nina Rao is the new audiovisual conservator in the Digitization and Digital Curation department. Before coming to Emory, she was at CARE USA, a nonprofit fighting global poverty, for three years.  As Archivist at CARE, she implemented a new collections management system and digital asset management infrastructure. Prior to CARE, she worked at UCLA Film & Television […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: ECDS partnering with Georgia humanities for Digital Tour Initiative Oxford Library news: Faculty and staff champion scholarship and creativity with 15th annual celebration Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) May 8 – Event: “Framing Shadows/Framing Lives: A Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation” with Kimberly Wallace-Sanders and Mary Schmidt Campbell, […]

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New scanning option in Learning Commons

On April 8, the LITS Student Digital Life team, in partnership with the Library Service Desk, added a new service to the Woodruff Library in the form of a Knowledge Imaging Center (KIC) Bookeye book scanner. It sits across from the Library Service Desk, in place of one of the EaglePrint multi-function printers (MFP’s). The […]

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Spring 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium to be held in Woodruff Library on April 24

The Spring 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held in Woodruff Library next Wednesday, April 24, from 2 pm – 5:30 pm. A total of 105 poster presentations, scheduled in 3 sessions starting at 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm, will take place on Level 1, in the Learning Commons space across from the […]

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