Monthly Archives: May 2019 transitioning to LinkedIn Learning Platform

This summer, our Lynda instance will transition to the LinkedIn Learning platform. LinkedIn has owned Lynda since 2015 and this transition will retire the Lynda brand, relaunching as LinkedIn Learning. The change should be seamless and will provide added benefits while delivering all of the existing Lynda content, with additional courses and improved functionality. The […]

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New York Times digital access available to Emory for free

As you may have seen around the Woodruff Library (elevators, digital signage), we now have full digital access to the New York Times. This has been a long time coming for the entire university, but good things come to those who wait, as the price has gone dramatically decreased in the last several years for […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Emory libraries move to summer hours through August Emory Report news: Synergy II/Nexus Awards fund collaborative research linking health sciences and Emory College Emory Report news: Staff Fest returns Friday to celebrate Emory Employees Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) May 17 – Event: STAFF FEST, Quad, all […]

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Don’t miss the annual LITS Game Day next Tuesday

Please note that our annual LITS Game Day celebration will take place immediately following the LEAP! (LITS Employee Appreciation Party) event next Tuesday, May 14, at the Computing Center at Cox Hall. Those of you who are registered for the LEAP! event are invited to just walk downstairs one level in Cox Hall at the conclusion […]

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LITSers walk well in the 2019 Move More Challenge

This year’s Move More Challenge ended this week, and the LITS division was well-represented. The annual 42-day competition requires participants to electronically track their daily steps using FitBit, Apple Watch, or other related technology. Sponsored by the Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), the event was run through the Healthy Emory Connect resource as a way […]

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Clothing swap at the Computing Center? It computes!

If you walked into the Computing Center at Cox Hall on April 25, you might have thought you were walking into a thrift store. Hundreds of clothing items were spread across tables in the Gallery and Classroom A for a free clothing swap. The swap was led by the Emory Climate Analysis Solutions Team (ECAST) […]

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Jarrell Brown, Communications Specialist I, Network Services

Jarrell (pronounced jah-RELL) Brown is a new communications specialist I in Network Services. Before joining LITS, he worked as a mail specialist in the Emory Mail Room. He also performed desk-side support for four years at the American University of Integrated Sciences in St. Martin, Barbados. A native of Lithonia, GA, Jarrell is certified in […]

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