This is Jeopardy! Or, How Do People Actually Get On That Show?

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This past November, American Libraries published a delightful article on librarians that have appeared on the iconic game show Jeopardy! It turns out one of our active LITA members also recently appeared on the show. Here’s her story… On Wednesday, October 18th, one of my lifelong dreams will come true: I’ll be a contestant on Jeopardy! […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: January 10, 2018

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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 University of Arkansas, Assistant Head of Special Collections, Fayetteville, AR West Chester University, Electronic Resources Librarian, West […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: January 3, 2018

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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 New York University, KARMS Metadata Production & Management Supervisor, New York, NY University of Rochester, River Campus […]

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December 2017 ITAL Issue Published

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The December issue (volume 36, number 4) of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) is now available at: https://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/ital/index. The December 2017 issue Reviewed Articles and Communications “Mobile Website Use and Advanced Researchers: Understanding Library Users at a University Marine Sciences Branch Campus” Mary J. Markland, Hannah Gascho Rempel, and Laurie Bridges https://doi.org/10.6017/ital.v36i4.9953 This exploratory study […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: December 20, 2017

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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 University at Albany, User Experience Librarian, Albany, NY New York University, Division of Libraries, Head, User Inquiry […]

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LITA Welcomes Two Emerging Leaders

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ALA’s Emerging Leaders program enables newer library workers to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity. LITA is thrilled to sponsor these two excellent emerging leaders. Aisha Conner-Gaten, intersectional librarian, activist, and tech enthusiast working […]

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Reminder: LITA Award Nominations Close December 31

Nominations for all three of LITA’s awards are open through December 31, 2017. Each one honors innovative library technology work and includes a monetary award in addition to a plaque or citation. Submit a Nomination for the Prestigious Kilgour Technology Research Award The Kilgour Research Award recognizes research relevant to the development of information technologies, […]

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Apply for the LITA Conference Buddy Program for 2018 ALA Midwinter

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Applications are now open for LITA’s Conference Buddy program for ALA Midwinter 2018. The program is designed to make conference attendance more approachable, foster inclusion, and build connections. Inspired by the GLBTRT Buddy Program, we hope that this program will help us to foster stronger relationships among LITA members who attend conferences and also make […]

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