Category Archives: Projects and Processes

Emory Information Security wins national award

Emory’s Duo Two Factor Authentication Project was just named Information Security Project of the Year for North America in the Academic/Public Sector Category. The project beat out competing projects from organizations like Harvard University, the United Nations, the Cook County (Chicago) Department of Homeland Security, and others. “I am very excited about this achievement,” said […]

Posted in Projects and Processes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

IT Briefing needs your feedback

We are conducting a survey regarding the LITS IT Briefing. A mainstay of Emory IT for over 17 years, the IT Briefing is a monthly collection of speakers regarding various IT projects. Members of the broader IT community at Emory are invited to attend and ask questions of the subject matter experts who present. The […]

Posted in Projects and Processes | Tagged | Leave a comment

Emory Libraries’ new age of digital signage begins ones box at a time

Last week heralded the delivery of a special wooden box in the Woodruff Library loading dock. With great excitement, Derek Butler, Marc Harrison, Norman Hulme, and Edgar Perez unboxed the Information Kiosk, the first physical piece of equipment in Emory Libraries’ digital signage project. The Information Kiosk, standing almost eight feet high, was delivered by Boyd […]

Posted in Projects and Processes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Emory Data Storage transformed with an eye to the future

The Data Storage team has finished a complete storage migration to new storage servers, and the results are impressive. Through this six-month process, the team members reduced their price per gigabyte of storage by 65%, their power utilization by 70%, and their footprint (actual floorspace for equipment) by 80%. “This block storage refresh is a […]

Posted in Projects and Processes | Tagged | Leave a comment

Emory Libraries award first Innovation Grants

Libraries Grants Support Committee announced this week the recipients of the first Libraries Innovation Grants. Emory Libraries offered two internal grants this year, the Innovation Grant and the Mini Grant, to support innovation or the purchase of tools or training that will enrich existing library services, programs, and workflows. This year’s recipients are: Ellen Ambrosone (Woodruff […]

Posted in Projects and Processes | Tagged | Leave a comment

Microsoft Office Suite from Office 365/OWA

Did you know that all Emory employees (Healthcare, faculty, staff) as well as students, are eligible for Microsoft (MS) Office via Office 365 without costing you a dime? It gets better – the license allows you to install up to 5 copies of MS Office on your various computers. You are also licensed to install MS […]

Posted in Projects and Processes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Course Reserves adds FLIP lending library

This summer, Emory’s First-Generation Low Income Partnership (“FLIP”) and the Course Reserves team collaborated on bringing the FLIP lending library to Woodruff Library. This collection was started with the goal of helping first generation and low-income students acquire books for their courses. It is comprised solely of student donations, and available books range across multiple […]

Posted in Projects and Processes | Tagged | Leave a comment