Monthly Archives: May 2020

WHSC Library creates COVID-19 libguide

The informationists of the WHSC Library have created a COVID-19 LibGuide. The guide supports the clinical practices and research needs of the healthcare professionals of Emory University and Emory Healthcare. ¬†Resources and literature for inclusion were selected by the informationists based on their expertise in the health sciences fields. “During this extraordinary time, we view […]

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Coping with COVID: The music of the pandemic

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach, German-Jewish poet and author Colin performs Last week, Colin Bragg (reserves coordinator) gave an acoustic guitar/synthesizer concert on Facebook. His style is a mixture of soundscapes, from a folksy stroll in the woods to walking in a spacesuit and beyond. His […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: Punk Zines, Social Media, and Digital Humanities, Oh My!: Reflections on the 2019-2020 Woodruff/ECDS Fellowship, by Amy Li Emory Libraries news: Monitoring library collections remotely, by Kirsten Wehner Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) May 15 – Virtual Staff Fest, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, […]

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Andrew Chin’s AWS Journey

In the coming year, the Database Administration (DBA) Team will begin the work of moving Emory’s massive payload of data and services to Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) cloud platform. We’ve been preparing for years to take this significant step forward and I wanted to take this time to tell the story of my journey into […]

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Resilience Through Compassion webinar

Last Thursday afternoon, your LITS Wellness Committee hosted a webinar by Carol Beck from the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics here at Emory on Resilience Through Compassion. The webinar dealt with how contemplative practice can help to modify our attitudes and activities to sustain personal resilience. As we deal with the stress of […]

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Diego Duran, Storage Engineer, Data Storage

Diego Duran is a new storage engineer in data storage. He spent the last year working as a professional services engineer at EMTEC. He also worked at his previous college as an information systems assistant for over a year. Born and raised in West Orange, NJ, Diego has an associate degree in computer science from […]

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Elle Hao, Informatics Analyst, Data Management and Solutions Team

Elle Hao is a new informatics analyst for the Data Management and Solutions Team. She previously worked in the Emory University Oxford College Admission office for 2 months as a business operations specialist. She also worked for two years as a systems analyst in the Virginia Tech University Scholarship and Financial Aid departments. A native […]

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