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July wellness events

The LITS Wellness Committee thought everyone might be interested in some additional classes that will be upcoming along with the end of the Operation Eat Right Challenge. Upcoming Events Operation Eat Right wraps up this Sunday, July 12.  Thank you for all of your efforts in getting the word out and participating in the challenge. […]

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Celebrating summer with the libraries

We in the Emory Libraries have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure you have access to the academic books you need for your research, teaching, and learning. Now that summer has officially arrived, we want to ensure you have some treats to relax. To relax we are reading, listening or watching a […]

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Pet(s) of the Week: Delta and Dewey

Even though I have been retired from the libraries for almost five years, I continue to enjoy following library news through Keywords, social media posts, and the LITS Online News. I especially look forward to the Pet of the Week feature in the LITS Online News, and Wade graciously invited me to tell you about […]

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Pet of the Week: Max

Meet Max! Max, at 9 years old, is the senior cat in our household. He doesn’t seem that old to us because we’ve had cats that lived ‘til 16 and 17. We’ve had Max since he was a baby, literally. One evening we were sitting in our living room on a July evening and heard […]

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Staff Fest 2020 Fun Run/Walk medal winners from LITS

GOLD Medal Winners – Under 20 minutes Lee Clontz (Director, Academic Technology Services) Ike Ikegwuonu (DB Admin II, Database Administration) SILVER Medal Winners – 20:00 – 29:59 minutes Joel Burke (Enterprise Middleware Admin IV, Identity Management) Andrew Chin (DB Admin III, Database Administration) Patricia Goddard (Education Analyst II, Teaching and Learning Technology) Norman Hulme (Multimedia […]

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee offers professional growth opportunities for the summer

Are you looking for free virtual professional development opportunities this summer? Have you been interested in getting more involved in the conversation diversity, equity, and inclusion at Emory Libraries? The Emory Libraries Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee has been hard at work reviewing updated and new DEI LinkedIn Learning courses for you. Based on […]

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Coping with COVID: The music of the pandemic

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach, German-Jewish poet and author Colin performs Last week, Colin Bragg (reserves coordinator) gave an acoustic guitar/synthesizer concert on Facebook. His style is a mixture of soundscapes, from a folksy stroll in the woods to walking in a spacesuit and beyond. His […]

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