Emory Report
January 14, 2008
Volume 60, Number 15

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January 14, 2008
Take Note

Library Level 6 reopens Jan. 16
After eight months of renovation, Level 6 of the Woodruff Library will re-open to the public on Wednesday, Jan. 16, nearly two weeks ahead of schedule. This is the third floor of the library stack tower to be renovated with compact shelving, improved lighting, lounge seating, and increased electrical outlets. New features include three group study rooms and larger consultation spaces for the art materials shelved there. Although the books have been returned from storage and are available for use, there are outstanding items still in process such as furniture installation and signage.

Nominate next Jefferson recipient
The Thomas Jefferson Award is provided each Commencement to recognize an outstanding member of the faculty or administration for significant service through personal activities, influence and leadership. The original donor of this award, the Robert Earl McConnell Foundation, specified that its recipients should be those whom Jefferson might have considered essential to the intellectual, social and political advancement of society.

Melissa Wade, 2007 recipient and chair of the selection committee, is seeking nominations for the 2008 recipient. Nominees must be members of the Emory community for at least 10 years, as well as have made substantial contributions to Emory and the larger community through outstanding service.

Letters of nominations are due by Jan. 28; a CV and three letters of recommendation are due by Feb. 26. Send nominations to Claire Sterk at 313 Administration Building, or by e-mail to csterk@emory.edu.

Preferred vendors for gifts named
Vice presidents, deans, directors and business managers should note new practices for purchasing promotional products. To provide competitive pricing, fasteer ordering processes and immediate access to high-quality products with pre-approved usage of University and Emory Healthcare graphics, Emory has chosen three superior promotional and gift item vendors. Effective immediately, all divisions of Emory University and Emory Healthcare should use these preferred promotional suppliers.

A listing of the vendors and instructions for the University process can be found at www.finance.emory.edu on the Buying in the Marketplace tab. For Emory Healthcare instructions, contact Porcia Jones at 404-686-7460 or Heather Cavender at 404-778-5252.