Monthly Archives: November 2020

Security training, Box removal updates and a crucial captioning conversation

Over 170 Emory employees tuned in for the November IT Briefing this week and were treated to important updates about mandatory cybersecurity training, Box to OneDrive migration updates, and possible solutions regarding the growing concerns about video captioning. Derek Spransy led things off with a cybersecurity training update. With much of LITS having taken the […]

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Kathleen Fox, Clinical Informationist, WHSCL

Kathleen Fox is the newest clinical informationist in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. She was the Eugene Garfield Resident in Science Libraries at the University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Library from 2018 until coming to Emory. Kathleen also spent more than two years as a medical librarian at New York Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst in Queens, […]

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Vishal Patel, Associate Director/Solutions Architect, Application Development and API Services

Vishal (vi-SHALL) Patel is the new associate director/solutions architect of Application Development and API Services, reporting to Tom Sedlack. He will be working with Tom on Salesforce (a customer relationship management CRM platform), and one of the first projects that he will be engaged in will be NETEC (a collaboration with the Nebraska Medical Center […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Rose Library launches podcast series Emory Report news: Vaccine tested at Emory highly effective in preventing COVID-19, study says, mentions study in which Norman Hulme is a participant Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) November 20 – Seminar with WHSCL: 2:00 pm – 3:00 […]

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Building community and moving through a pandemic in the Emory Student Center

Ben Perlman, director of the Emory Student Center (ESC) operations and events, recently presented at the November InfoForum, where he talked about the successes and challenges of opening a facility right before a global pandemic. Before the pandemic, the new facility was on track for 10,000 meetings and events. They also received the highest satisfaction […]

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JWJI Public Dialogues in Race & Difference presents “Elections 2020: What Happened and Why”

The James Weldon Johnson Institute, in partnership with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, will present the fall installment of the JWJI Public Dialogues in Race & Difference Series. The panelist talk, Elections 2020: What Happened and Why, will discuss the post-election results. The event will feature educators from Duke, Cal-Riverside, Princeton, and our […]

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LEAF virtual coffee set for November 17

Join the Library Employee Advocacy Forum (LEAF) for Virtual Coffee on Tuesday, November 17 from 11 am – Noon (new time). There will be LEAF updates on current initiatives and social time. So, tune in for a mid-afternoon break whether for fifteen minutes, half an hour, or the full hour. Zoom Link: To submit feedback, comments, […]

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