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  • Interview with LITA Twitter chat panelist Adam Olsen
    by Janet Crum on 2019-05-23 at 1:00 pm

    The LITA Twitter chat on May 31 (1pm Eastern/12pm Central) will feature two projects and four panelists. In this post, we interview panelist Adam Olsen (@theloraxster) from Western Carolina University. Western Carolina University recently launched a media wall that displays study room availability, events in the building, and the library’s social media feeds. They are […]

  • Update on New Division Discussions
    by Jenny Levine on 2019-05-22 at 9:05 pm

    Dear ALCTS, LITA, and LLAMA Members, As we get ready for the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC, we want to update you on the potential merging of our three ALA divisions into a single, new division dedicated to supporting members working in service areas across all types of libraries. When we began this discussion […]

  • Jobs in Information Technology: May 22, 2019
    by Mark Beatty on 2019-05-22 at 6:18 pm

    New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks. New This Week Wabash College, Digital Services Librarian, Crawfordsville, IN City of Garland, Library Director, Garland, TX Visit the LITA Job […]

  • LITA AvramCamp 2019, an ALA Annual Preconference
    by Mark Beatty on 2019-05-21 at 7:15 pm

    Register now for this unique and affordable LITA workshop at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. AvramCamp 2019Friday June 21, 2019, 9:00 am – 4:00 pmWalter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 150A Join other women and non-binary technology library workers in a safe and welcoming space to explore common challenges faced, learn strategies for dealing with them, […]

  • #LITAchat – Digital Collection and Media Wall Projects!
    by Mark Beatty on 2019-05-20 at 7:18 pm

    Join us Friday, May 31, 12:00-1:00pm Central, on Twitter to hear about, discuss, ask questions on several technology-related projects happening in the field. This month we‘ll cover another digital collection project, and a library setting up a “media wall” that displays study room availability, events in the building, as well as social media feeds. Our panel […]

  • LITA Learnings: Techniques in Managing a Library Services Platform
    by Mark Beatty on 2019-05-17 at 4:32 pm

    Register nowTechniques in Managing a Library Services PlatformThursday, May 30, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central Time, As libraries move from legacy Integrated Library Systems (ILS) to next generation Library Services Platforms (LSP) and face evolving user needs, soft skills, such as team building, project management, and leadership skills become as essential as technology skills. […]

  • Jobs in Information Technology: May 15, 2019
    by Mark Beatty on 2019-05-15 at 6:13 pm

    New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks. New This Week LITA, Membership and Marketing Manager, Chicago, IL Georgia State University, Data Services Librarian, Atlanta, GA Georgia State […]

  • LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Executive Perspectives
    by Mark Beatty on 2019-05-15 at 3:32 pm

    Executive Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of the Library Technology Industry Monday, June 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMLocation: Washington Convention Center, 146A Marshall Breeding, author of the annual Library Systems Report published in American Libraries, has assembled and will moderate this panel of senior executives representing organizations that produce software or services […]

  • Jobs in Information Technology: May 8, 2019
    by Mark Beatty on 2019-05-08 at 6:30 pm

    New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks. New This Week LITA, Membership and Marketing Manager, Chicago, IL City of Virginia Beach, Digital Services Librarian II, Virginia Beach, […]

  • Travel scholarships available for LITA AvramCamp 2019
    by Mark Beatty on 2019-05-08 at 5:18 pm

    Do you want to participate in LITA AvramCamp, a one-day unconference for women and non-binary people working in library technology, at ALA Annual in Washington, D.C.? Would travel funding help you to attend? Thanks to support from individual donors and sponsors, AvramCamp is offering several $500 travel scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded competitively based on […]

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