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Kayleah Farist, Electronic and Continuing Resources Specialist, Woodruff Library

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Kayleah Farist (pronounced KAY-lee) is an electronic and continuing resources (ECR) specialist in the Woodruff Library. She previously spent four years as a student assistant for periodicals and acquisitions at Emory’s Pitts Theology Library, while concurrently instructing high school test prep courses for a year and a half. Kayleah grew up in Dallas, GA, and has earned a bachelor’s and […]

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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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Chinese Collections Group gets international honor

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The Library’s Chinese Collections Group was recently awarded as an Honorary Partner at the Overseas Libraries and Chinese Publishers High-end Forum. This forum was held during the 2016 Beijing International Book Fair and was attended by East Asian Studies librarian Guo-Hua Wang. Wang accepted the award on behalf of Emory during a ceremony that recognized the honorary partners from all […]

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Nik Dragovic, Research Library Fellow, Digital Library Program

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Nik Dragovic joined the Libraries in September as the 2015 Research Library Fellow supporting the Digital Library Program. Nik earned his master’s degree in library information science from Pratt Institute in 2014, and has most recently worked as Collections Assistant at New York University. His coursework and internship experience includes audiovisual digitization, collection development, digital asset management, and […]

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Jamie Weems: Helping young poets find their ‘Brave New Voices’

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[This article appeared in the Emory Report on June 22.] Jamie Weems doesn’t consider herself a poet. But there are hundreds of them that she’d like you to meet. This summer, Weems is playing a pivotal role in bringing some 600 young poets to Emory for the 2015 Brave New Voices Festival, July 15-18 — four days […]

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It’s in the Cards exhibit showcases LITS artistic talent

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[Ed. note: article was written by Maureen McGavin and Wade Moricle.] LITS employees are celebrating their creativity in the symbolic act of transforming an old MARBL catalog card into a new work of art. “It’s in the Cards” is an interactive art project, created by Julie Newton (with the help of many colleagues), that was inspired […]

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Ginger Smith retirement

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On July 31, Ginger Smith, the Director of Campus and Community Relations, will retire from Emory University. Ginger’s distinguished 38-year tenure at the University began in the Special Collections Department at the Emory Libraries from 1977-2003, where she held a number of positions from assistant archivist to University Archivist and Assistant Head. In 2003 Ginger became […]

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