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News From Library Systems: Q&A With Spencer Lamm, Manager, Discovery Systems

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on January 7, 2014 - 12:55PM

To kick off the New Year, I sat down with our manager of discovery systems, Spencer Lamm to learn more about the work being done in the Libraries' systems department. Spencer joined the Libraries in July 2013 and hit the ground running - hiring for vacant positions, providing access to the USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive, implementing redundancy and disaster recovery plans, and working with numerous teams and groups to plan for the upcoming year. If you are one of the 1.6 million visits to our website last year, the work of the systems department directly impacted you.

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The Libraries Welcomes: Eddie Rubeiz

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on December 20, 2013 - 11:58AM

On Monday, December 16th, Eddie Rubeiz joined the Libraries' systems department as the new web developer. Eddie joins the Libraries from the Columbia University Center for New Media Teaching and Learning. His primary focus will be on developing, implementing and maintaining the user-focused aspects of the Libraries web sites and applications.

Eddie's office is located in W. W. Hagerty Library.

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Liaisons Participate in Open Access Discussion

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on July 8, 2016 - 11:56AM

On Tuesday, June 6, 2016 liaison librarians Shannon Robinson and Jay Bhatt participated in a panel discussion with the ExCITe Center's podcast series, ExCITeCast, speaking about open access and research.

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2016 Staff Celebration Awards

Submitted by Jenny James Lee on May 6, 2016 - 1:07PM

On Thursday, May 5, 2016, the Libraries recognized six staff and two student workers at the sixth annual Library Celebration Awards. The Library Celebration Awards recognize individuals or teams who embody the characteristics of the Libraries organization; including providing exceptional service, championing and embracing change, contributing to the profession and employing user feedback to guide decisions. The Libraries staff provides critical support for the University's mission of teaching, research and community engagement. Awards are given to individuals or teams who have advanced these values through exceptional accomplishments that surpass expectations and serve as a model for other staff.

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