Monthly Archives: January 2020

PATH subcommittee on awards and recognition presents findings

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Based on feedback collected after last year’s LEAP! event, the PATH Committee (People, Awards, Town Halls) created a subcommittee to focus on awards recognition. That subcommittee, chaired by Keith Covert, undertook a deep dive into the recognition programs, with a focus on division-wide programs versus more localized departmental programs, and a special focus on the […]

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Emory Libraries open external exhibit at a new school

The “Speak What Must Be Spoken” project, which successfully debuted at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School last year as part of a program to engage Atlanta’s community, has now moved to Drew Charter School in Decatur. An opening celebration for the exhibit was held last week and featured Drew students displaying original artwork and […]

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LEAF Corner January

The Library Employee Advocacy Forum (LEAF) is facilitating a monthly online news feature to keep library staff informed about advocacy-related information at Emory. Thanks to those who helped with the holiday luncheon Thanks to everyone who helped with the LEAF holiday luncheon last December. those honorees include: the luncheon committee, those who volunteered for decorations, […]

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Andy Griffin, Outside Plant Project Manager, Field Services

Andy Griffin is the newest outside plant project manager, working with Keith Rooks. Prior to joining LITS, Andy spent 11 years at Emory as a telecommunications contractor for Communication Cabling Specialists. He has also had a career as a heavy-duty truck technician, working on diesel engines for class-a tractor trailers (these trucks are 26,001 pounds […]

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Tyler Moses, Assessment and Life Sciences Informationist, Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library

Tyler Moses has been promoted to assessment and life sciences informationist. In her new role, she will be continuing her assessment work looking into instructional and spaces-related projects. She will also be working with the Life Sciences department, collaborating with faculty and undergraduate students from biology, neuroscience and behavioral biology, and the Center for the […]

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Dina Thornton, Coordinator of the Computing Center at Cox Hall, Academic Technology Services

Dina Thornton has returned to Emory as the new coordinator of the Computing Center at Cox Hall. In between Emory stints, she spent 16 months at Turner Broadcasting (which became Warner Media while she was there) and was on their learning and development HR team to do video production and support their learning programs. She […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: AR app published to augment Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama painting Emory Libraries news: Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni to give free reading at Emory Emory Libraries news: ‘Fake News’ class helps students learn to research and identify false information Emory Libraries news: 2020 Women of Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Emory Upcoming LITS […]

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