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Rich Mendola and his leadership team answer LITS questions on the impacts of COVID-19

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Rich Mendola held a town hall this week in which he discussed the impact that the Coronavirus crisis is having on Emory and LITS. Held via Zoom, the virtual chat session also included the members of Rich’s leadership team (John Connerat, Yolanda Cooper, John Ellis, Joanna Green, Wayne Morse, Marc Overcash, Brad Sanford, and Steve […]

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John Ellis named Deputy CIO

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John Ellis was announced this week as the new Deputy CIO for LITS, removing the interim designation he has held for two years. “I’m delighted, and honored, to accept the role of Deputy CIO and the great opportunity, and responsibility, that comes with the position,” said Ellis. “Everyone has been so encouraging and supportive during […]

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Summer Reading

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Summer is here, and along with vacations, pools, cookouts, and summer reading, the steady stream of project and operational work continues. In many areas, this is a time of extra activity – upgrades, equipment refreshes, and the like – in others, it is business as usual (or I could say, we are busy as usual). For […]

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As the academic year comes to a close, I’d like to reflect on our activities and accomplishments, and bring to light the significant progress we’ve made over the past year. The Libraries have a number of new initiatives underway and with the support and cooperation of the entire staff as well as from partners across […]

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Mendola, Overcash discuss new roles at Rollins Auditorium

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On Friday, March 13, following announcements regarding Emory’s leadership, Rich Mendola, Marc Overcash, and the executive team met with LITS staff in the Rollins Auditorium to outline the details of the changes at the top of the organization. Earlier in the week, it was announced that Mike Mandl had taken the position of President and CEO of Emory Healthcare. […]

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Optimizing Emory’s utilization of resources by finding your inner data scientist

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Welcome to 2015. Beginning this month, my senior leadership team and I will be writing a monthly column for our LITS newsletter. My hope is that these columns will give all of you a better understanding of the important issues facing our organization, our plans for moving forward, and what you can do to contribute […]

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