Category Archives: News and Events

Gary Hauk teaches LITS about Woodruff and his Three Wise Men

During this week’s InfoForum, Emory historian Gary Hauk treated LITS to a fascinating deep dive into the origin of the naming of the Woodruff Library’s central conference space, the Jones Room. His lecture, entitled “Mr. Woodruff and the Three Wise Men,” reintroduced the audience to a group of leaders whose history has been mostly forgotten […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: It’s a Small Auld World: Gossip, ‘Slabber’ and Irish Poetry Emory Libraries news: The Process, So Far Emory Libraries news: Bicentennial tribute to Frederick Douglass shows abolitionist’s speeches still resonate Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) January 17 – Event: IT Briefing, 10:15 am – noon, 4th […]

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LEAF hosts a cheery holiday party for Emory Libraries

The Library Employees Advocacy Forum (LEAF) hosted its annual LEAF Holiday Luncheon in the Woodruff Library this week, and the event did not disappoint. Held jointly in the Jones Room and the Schatten Gallery, the luncheon featured a full meal of chicken or salmon, a seemingly endless row of desserts made by staffers, and the […]

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Doggie Study Break gets a four paws of approval

photo of a dog therapy dog

Thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s Doggie Study Break, in which we brought therapy and service dogs into the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library in order to give our stressed-out students a much-needed respite from their studies. We worked with two groups last week for the Study Break – Pet Partners (therapy […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Holiday reads: Overdrive and 2018 books Emory Libraries news: Health sciences library open ‘Spirit Lives On’ dementia awareness exhibit Emory Report news: Finals hounding you? Destress with therapy dogs Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) December 24-28 – Winter Recess January 9 – Event: InfoForum, 2:00 […]

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LITS celebrates its Holiday Party at the Emory Conference Center

New location, same camaraderie. The Annual LITS Holiday Party moved to the Emory Conference Center Ballroom and the atmosphere didn’t disappoint. Over 250 LITS employees attended and enjoyed the party. “We had held the event in the Goizueta Business School every year since 2013. Then in 2017, we moved to the Math and Computer Science […]

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Code Like a Girl: OCIT teaches coding to girls in Newton County Schools

Members of the Oxford College Information Technology (OCIT) staff participated in Code Like a Girl Day on December 5, 2018. Newton County Schools hosted Code Like a Girl Day across its schools to enable more women to learn about technology and the impact coding has on everyday life. The event took place in Covington, GA, during […]

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