Monthly Archives: July 2020

LITS SCA nominations due July 31

Photo illustration of a golden trophy

As a reminder, Friday, July 31 is the deadline to submit nominations for the 2019/20 LITS Significant Contribution Awards (SCAs). This is our annual opportunity to recognize our most significant contributions toward LITS objectives and Emory’s mission. To submit a nomination for an individual who has made exceptional contributions, including those whose contributions were related to a team […]

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Disability Pride Month and digital accessibility

This Sunday, July 26, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark piece of legislation which protected the rights of people with disabilities. The ADA was the culmination of decades of activism and resulted in unprecedented opportunities for people with disabilities. Accordingly, July 26 is celebrated […]

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Dear John Lewis and Dear CT Vivian

In the wake of the passing of a pair of civil rights icons, John Lewis and CT Vivian, the DEI Committee invites you to share your thoughts about these men and the impact they have had on you. As news of the passing of John Lewis spread, my social media feed became loaded with stories […]

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Danny Bridges, Manager, PeopleSoft Administration, Enterprise Applications

Danny Bridges initially joined Emory in 2009 as an application integrator. For over 10 years, he held a key role on the PeopleSoft Administration team supporting Emory’s critical administrative systems. In April 2020, Danny stepped into an interim manager role for the team when Mike Davidson moved to the new Information Security Architecture team and […]

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Kayla Shipp, Digital Scholarship Specialist, Digital Publishing, ECDS

Kayla Shipp joins ECDS as the new digital scholarship specialist on the Digital Publishing Team in ECDS. Before transitioning into her current full-time role, she was a digital scholarship associate at ECDS from 2016-2019. At the time she was also completing her Ph.D. in English and working as an instructor in the Emory English department. Before […]

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Pet of the Week: Foxy

Meet Foxy! Foxy is a boy but my mother, before she passed, named him Foxy without knowing he was a boy. We naturally kept the name. Foxy is about nine months old now and came to us when he was five months old. He’s extremely playful. Foxy likes to ‘torment by existing’ my 13-year-old queen, […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: CCR news: Our Archives Could Be Your Life, a new virtual exhibit from Emory Libraries ECDS news: Resources feature: ECDS launches Readux 2 Emory Libraries news: Emory community mourns passing of civil rights leader C.T.Vivian Emory Report news: Emory community shares “Stories from the Pandemic’, regarding the work being done by Jonathan […]

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