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Dorry Waugh, Digital Archivist, University Libraries

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Dorothy (Dorry) Waugh has been promoted to Digital Archivist. Her role is to handle the born-digital materials that the Rose Library receives as a part of their manuscript collections, including floppy discs, CDs, DVDs, and hard drives. Dorry began her time at Emory in August 2012 as a Research Library Fellow working in Digital Archives at […]

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The new MARBL is a “researcher’s heaven”

As you stand in the sparkling, new Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) space on the 10th floor of the Woodruff Library, many words come to mind. “Oh my stars,” said Joe Cravens, an attorney from Richmond, VA, “This is a researcher’s heaven.” “Most impressive,” said Bruce Cauthen, a researcher and former Emory professor. “It’s a relief,” […]

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Line dancing in the Library

For the past several months, LITS HR has been hosting a line dancing class in the Jones Room in the Woodruff Library. The line dance group meets weekly (depending on the Jones Room availability) usually from 12:15 to 12:45 in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room. The group has learned to kick up their heels to various songs, from […]

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Ginger Smith retirement event

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The past and the present came together as over 200 people, many of whom were alumnae of the Library, attended a retirement celebration for Ginger Smith. Held in Candler Library’s Matheson Reading Room, and hosted by University Librarian Yolanda Cooper, the event served as a fitting tribute for one of the most beloved members of […]

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Sandra Jefferson will be missed

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[Ed. note – this article was written by Linda Nodine and Wade Moricle.] This note is to let you know that library retiree, Sandra Jefferson, passed away Friday, July 24. Sandra began her Emory career at the Carlos Museum as a security officer in 1995. She transferred to the Woodruff Library security team in 1996, […]

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Sandra Still to retire

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On August 31, 2015, Sandra Still, Humanities Subject Librarian for English Literature, will retire from Emory University after 22 years of service. Actually, Sandra’s ties to Emory began earlier, as she received an MA and a PhD in English Literature and English History (through the ILA).  Her first career was in retail bookselling in Atlanta; […]

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