Monthly Archives: April 2020

Coping with COVID: Pets, pasta and PLAY BALL

“The main advantage of working from home is that you find out what cats really do all day.” – Lynne Truss, English author, journalist, and dramatist. She wrote a book entitled, “Cat Out of Hell.” As we grow more accustomed to the routine of sheltering in place, we look for outlets of fun to help […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Report news: Classes that click: Physics for scientists and engineers, discusses Canvas ECDS news: ECDS assists Emory’s visual medical instruction in instructional PPE videos, by Amy Li ECDS News: Apply now for 2020 Emory Foundations for Online Teaching (EFOT) for grad students, by Amy Li Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for […]

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ECDS adjusts to COVID-19

Everyone is dealing with a tremendous amount of change in their work life as well as in their personal lives and we hope everyone is successfully making their way through these crazy times. In ECDS, we have had to make some adjustments, even though a good portion of our work can be done remotely and […]

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Zoombombing update

As an addendum to last week’s Zoombombing article, here’s another setting that should help people: When scheduling a meeting, hosts can click the “Only Authenticated Users Can Join” button. That means that the user will have to be signed into the same Zoom license in order for them to immediately be able to join a […]

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Ergonomic teleworking tips

This bit of advice comes from the Navy Reserve: Many of us are teleworking due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and trying to prevent further spreading of this terrible disease. In the office, we are often equipped with various ergonomic equipment, but at home, we need to make do with what we have in our homes. […]

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It is OPUS’ 20th birthday!

[Ed. note: Beth Broyles is the Director of Student Information Systems in the Office of the Registrar.] April 1 was OPUS’ 20th birthday and this is no April Fool’s joke. OPUS went live on 4/1/2000 with all features. Why April Fool’s Day, you might ask? This day was the first day of Fall 2000 preregistration. […]

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Sandra Franklin chosen as Janet Doe Lecturer for 2021

Please join us in congratulating Sandra G. Franklin, Director of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, for being chosen as the Janet Doe Lecturer for the 2021 Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. This lecture is “awarded to individuals for their unique perspectives on the history or philosophy of medical librarianship.” In 2017, […]

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