Monthly Archives: February 2020

JC Oggs, Desktop Consultant II, Desktop Support

JC Oggs is the newest desktop consultant to join LITS, and he is situated in the 1599 Building. He spent five years doing desktop consulting in the medical IT field, working with pathologists to program and maintain microscopes and the programs that interact with them. He also spent fifteen years in the Air Force, working […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: Access Remade: Designing, Disrupting and Transforming Inclusive Media Emory Libraries news: The Making of an Exhibit: “Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes” Emory Libraries news: Following the Fellows: Daniel Ciba on Esther Merle Jackson Emory news: Innovation Ecosystem: The Hatchery, a new center for student innovation, joins Emory’s thriving environment […]

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Cooper announces organizational changes in Emory Libraries

As mentioned in our last All Staff meeting on January 28, 2020, the Libraries are implementing a number of changes in the organization to enhance efficiency and transparency, and to align titles across the organization where possible, with our peers at other institutions, and with the university’s organizational structure. Please note the following: We will […]

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Inspiration leads to a timely MLK dedication

I attended our monthly DEI Committee meeting January 15 that had Emory’s chief diversity officer, Dr. Carol Henderson, as the guest speaker.  Dr. Henderson’s talk was one of review, having completed her first semester here at Emory. She spoke about meetings with student groups, executive leadership, campus life and human resources. She talked of climate […]

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Matthew Aron, Director of Instructional Technology and Design, Academic Technology Services

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Matthew Aron is the new director of instructional technology and design in Academic Technology Services. Prior to coming to LITS, he spent four years at his alma mater Northwestern University, where he was the blended curriculum lead. Before that he spent many years working in the IT organization at University of Chicago, first in web […]

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Matthew Byars, Network Analyst/Technician, Network Engineering Build

Matthew Byars is a new network analyst/technician for the network engineer build team. He previously worked in the same department as an intern. Originally from Stockbridge, GA, Matthew has lived in many places due to being in a military family. He is currently studying computer science from Georgia State and has also earned an associate’s […]

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Sofia Slutskaya, Head of Resource Description, Resource Services

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Sofia Slutskaya (pronounced SLOOT-ska-ya) is the new head of resource description in Emory Libraries. Before coming to Emory, she spent several years doing the same work for the Georgia Tech Library. She also served as a librarian at Georgia Perimeter College (now Georgia State) as well as in Russia. Born in Krasnodar, Russia (near the […]

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