Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) brings together the Emory Libraries, Information Technology, and the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, across Emory's academic and healthcare components.
Under the leadership of Enterprise CIO and Senior Vice Provost for Library Services Rich Mendola, LITS focuses on innovation, efficiency and developing synergies and partnerships across the institution, seeking to add as much value as possible to the pursuit of Emory's mission.
The central IT group in support of Emory University computing, data, and telephony needs, LITS Information Technology encompasses enterprise services for applications and research, infrastructure support, enterprise IT security, and IT architecture. The group also provides consulting services, project management, database design, application development and integration, data integrity support, risk management, and disaster recovery services. With an impressive array of IT experts and through enterprise-wide collaboration, the Information Technology group provides its faculty, students, staff, and researchers with the tools necessary to meet with Emory’s high standards of academic excellence.
The Emory Libraries support the mission of the University with resources, services, and programs that promote interdisciplinary scholarship and academic excellence; distinctive collections that attract outstanding students, faculty and staff; technology-rich spaces and digital tools that enable new forms of scholarship; public programs and exhibitions that help connect Emory University with its larger community; and the preservation of rare materials that document the full range of the human condition. The Libraries include the Robert W. Woodruff Library, the Goizueta Business Library, the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, the Marian K. Heilbrun Music & Media Library, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, and the Oxford College Library.
Emory Healthcare IS
EHC-IS provides the guidance, input and direction in the selection, installation and support of IT solutions that meet the goals of fiscal, operational and clinical improvement for all entities of Emory Healthcare. EHC-IS has a well-defined, long-term strategy for technical architecture and infrastructure. Practices are governed by established and recognized standards, policies and procedures, innovative thinking and continual collaboration with the business units we serve. The strategy includes a multi-year, multi-faceted cross functional plan that outlines directions for all aspects of the EHC-IS organization.
Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
The Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) provides consulting expertise, project coordination, and a technology-rich collaborative space for faculty, staff, and students to incorporate digital tools and methods into research, teaching, and publishing. The multidisciplinary ECDS staff of technologists, librarians, faculty, curriculum designers, and students work with scholars at Emory and partner institutions to create innovative and sustainable models of digital scholarship and pedagogy for academic and public use.