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New Tech e-books: Safari Books Online

The Library now has a subscription to over 5000 e-books from Safari Books Online, which is a recognized leader in providing technology how-to books. We opted for the most current package aka the Basic Tech Library package, so the titles and editions change regularly in the collection. Each book we subscribe to is listed in […]

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Avaya Flare Experience in Library

Screen shot of the Avaya Flare Experience in use

We have begun testing the Avaya Flare Experience. This is a SIP Audio/Video application that runs on Windows and iPADs and provides telephone calling as well as conferencing with audio and/or video. This feature will also operate without a VPN both on and off-campus for PCs and requires a WiFi connection for iPAD. In addition, […]

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Haynes Chewning, Desktop Support II, Academic Technology Services

Photo of new employee Haynes Chewning

As part of the Library reorg, Haynes will be helping to manage the Learning Commons in the Woodruff Library as well as in the Math and Science Library. He spent the last year as a wireless support specialist as part of the wireless redesign team in the Library. Haynes helped with the wireless layout design […]

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The Evolution of Digital Scholarship

Photo of students in front of the Woodruff Library

My fellow Deputy CIO, Marc Overcash, joins me in this month’s update to help celebrate the evolution of digital scholarship at Emory. With the announcement of the merger of OIT and the University Library into a single operating division, we are happy to announce that a terrific group of Library IT staff is joining us […]

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UTS Coursera Offering Begins

Photo of OIT staff who worked on Coursera

The Academic Technology Services team working on the Coursera online class effort (Steve Bransford, Lee Clontz, Shannon O’Daniel) went live with their first offering on Monday, January 28. The class is called “Introduction to Digital Sound Design,” and is taught by Emory professor of Music Composition, Steve Everett. The four-week class already has 41,000 enrolled students. […]

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