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LEAF celebrating March 14 with a little pi…get it?

The Library Employee Advocacy Forum (LEAF) looks forward to seeing you at our March Coffee and Pi(e) Day Celebration on Thursday, March 14, at 10:30 am in the Woodruff Library Jones Room. For this king of made-up mathematical holidays (second only to Mole Day on October 23), we will have pies from Southern Sweets Bakery […]

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New LEAF Committee announced

The newest version of the Library Employee Advocacy Forum (LEAF) has been announced. LEAF’s vision is to bolster a community where each person can feel empowered to succeed. The committee is comprised of members elected by each of the library’s departments and terms usually last two years. LEAF serves as a liaison between the University Librarian […]

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LEAF coffee demo scheduled for April 10

Thank you so much to the 115 people who responded to the coffee survey. Based on your responses, the time is right to get a demonstration of the First Choice coffee machine in the Library. LEAF has planned the demo in the level 1 staff room for 10 am on Tuesday April 10, during the April LEAF coffee. Come and […]

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LEAF ends the school year with a trio of events

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This year’s Library Employee Advocacy Forum (LEAF) held a pair of events recently and has one last event scheduled for next month, as their final work before the new LEAF committee is announced in June. LEAF held its spring blood drive on April 13. On an absolutely gorgeous day the students and staff turned out […]

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Emory Libraries celebrate the year with a party

Departments all over LITS held luncheons this week to celebrate another successful year. Perhaps the largest event was held by Emory Libraries, which fed 140 employees and alumni in the Matheson Reading Room in the Candler Library. The annual event, hosted by the Library Employee Advocacy Forum (LEAF), featured a full luncheon catered by the […]

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MOOCs: Supersizing Education

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Last month, LEAF and LITS Human Resources held their first 2014-2015 meeting of the Professional Reading Series, entitled “MOOCs: Supersizing Education.” The event was an open discussion about MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) that have been trending in universities worldwide and how these types of classes impact education. Facilitated by Stephanie Parisi (Coursera Instructional Designer, Faculty Services) […]

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Professional Reading Series needs your help!

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LITS Human Resources and LEAF (the Library Employee Advocacy Forum) would like to hear from you! We’ve heard from employees who have expressed interest in rejuvenating the Professional Reading Series started by the library last year. The program is designed to expand learning and development for all levels of staff by offering a discussion of […]

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