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How about that InfoForum!

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Many thanks to those who responded to our survey last month. The feedback was very helpful in guiding our planning efforts for the coming year. With that in mind, a little review is in order. Wade Moricle and I were asked to consider a new approach to the InfoForum last summer. After completing an initial survey […]

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LEAF Ice Cream Social July 25

Due to the generosity of our Dean and University Librarian Yolanda Cooper, and on the occasion of National Hot Fudge Sundae Day, LEAF is hosting an Ice Cream Social on Thursday, July 25 at 2:00 pm in the Jones room. The ice cream, non-dairy sorbet, and toppings will come from the the Decatur-based gourmet shop […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: ECDS partnering with Kaziranga University to spatially map ancient Ahom Kingdom Emory Libraries news: Rescuing moldy photographs, by Ephranette Brown Emory Libraries news: Murals of Tibet, by Lori Jahnke Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) July 25 – Event: LEAF Ice Cream Social, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Jones Room, Woodruff Library […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Community Connections: Emory takes African American arts exhibit into Atlanta middle school Emory Report news: Documenting Slave Voyages Emory Report news: Spelman president and Emory professor discuss representation in African American photographs Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) July 18 – Event: IT Briefing, 10:15 am – noon, 4th […]

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Game Day also enjoys record numbers

One of the positive aspects of hosting Game Day immediately after the inaugural LITS Employee Appreciation Party and in the same building? Rollover attendance. LITS Game Day enjoyed its largest crowd since Tara McCurley became director of the facility. “We had about 340 people come through our turnstiles this year, which is up by over […]

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LEAP! a record-setting success

The first-ever LITS Employee Appreciation Party (LEAP!) was attended this week by 375 LITS employees, eclipsing the recently-set employee attendance record of 360 during the 2018 LITS Town Hall. The event included a plated luncheon, LEAP!-emblazoned cupcakes, free LITS t-shirts, door prizes, employee awards and honors, a standing ovation, and two captivating speakers. Rich Mendola […]

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New York Times digital access available to Emory for free

As you may have seen around the Woodruff Library (elevators, digital signage), we now have full digital access to the New York Times. This has been a long time coming for the entire university, but good things come to those who wait, as the price has gone dramatically decreased in the last several years for […]

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