Tag Archives: Access and Resource Services

Spotlight on the Resource Description Team

The Resource Description (RD) (née Cataloging) Team has been working diligently during these strange times. Some of the team’s regular work can be done remotely, and they are tackling several projects. During normal times, the Resource Description team performs advanced and original cataloging of physical and electronic non-serial library resources. This team also provides copy […]

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Kim Copenhaver, Director, Access Services

Kim Copenhaver is the new director of access services for Emory Libraries. Prior to her Emory arrival, Kim spent ten years at Eckerd College, where she was an associate professor, access services librarian and behavioral sciences liaison. Born and raised in Gainesville, FL as a 5th generation Floridian, Kim earned a bachelor of science degree […]

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Ergonomic teleworking tips

This bit of advice comes from the Navy Reserve: Many of us are teleworking due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and trying to prevent further spreading of this terrible disease. In the office, we are often equipped with various ergonomic equipment, but at home, we need to make do with what we have in our homes. […]

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Michael Robertson, Sr. Stacks Transfer and Data Specialist, Access & Resource Services

Michael Robertson is the new senior stacks transfer and data specialist in Access & Resource Services. He comes to Emory Libraries after spending two years in cataloging at the Pitts Library while earning his master’s. Born in Abilene, TX, Michael was raised in Traverse City, MI before earning a bachelor’s degree in religion from Central […]

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Sofia Slutskaya, Head of Resource Description, Resource Services

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Sofia Slutskaya (pronounced SLOOT-ska-ya) is the new head of resource description in Emory Libraries. Before coming to Emory, she spent several years doing the same work for the Georgia Tech Library. She also served as a librarian at Georgia Perimeter College (now Georgia State) as well as in Russia. Born in Krasnodar, Russia (near the […]

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Dennis House leaves Emory with a lasting legacy of service

Dennis House (operations & access specialist) is retiring after 17 years of work at the security desk in the Woodruff Library. During that time he has been a beloved fixture in Emory Libraries, to staff and students alike. Born and raised in Greenville, NC, Dennis learned the value of hard work by toiling in the tobacco […]

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