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LITS SCA nominations due July 31

Photo illustration of a golden trophy

As a reminder, Friday, July 31 is the deadline to submit nominations for the 2019/20 LITS Significant Contribution Awards (SCAs). This is our annual opportunity to recognize our most significant contributions toward LITS objectives and Emory’s mission. To submit a nomination for an individual who has made exceptional contributions, including those whose contributions were related to a team […]

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Pet of the Week: Foxy

Meet Foxy! Foxy is a boy but my mother, before she passed, named him Foxy without knowing he was a boy. We naturally kept the name. Foxy is about nine months old now and came to us when he was five months old. He’s extremely playful. Foxy likes to ‘torment by existing’ my 13-year-old queen, […]

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Interesting COVID risk assessment tool

My family lives in Walton County, and my sister seems to think that because they live in the country, they are immune to the COVID-19 virus.  Meanwhile, I am trying to protect my parents, who are in there 70’s, and keep everyone safe. It’s hard to explain probability when you have no data, but this […]

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Two new libguides: Black Lives Matter and Social Justice Corner

Members of the Emory community have created two new guides worth checking out! Emory’s Black Lives Matter LibGuide contains resources and information about how to take action. Materials included in the guide have been crowdsourced by library staff. If you have suggestions of additional resources or organizations that you would like included, please add them to […]

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Pet(s) of the Week: Bobo and Premium

My significant other Chris and I adopted our cats, Bobo and Premium, on the same day from the Atlanta Humane Society. Although they’re from different litters, they became best buddies within moments of meeting each other. They’re three years old now and totally adore each other, and us. We’ve been naming our pets after cartoon […]

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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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