Contextual Inquiry: Using Ethnographic Research to Impact your Library UX

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In this new LITA web course explore the contextual inquiry research methodology to better understand the intents and motivations behind user behavior. The approach involves in-depth, participant-led sessions where users take on the role of educator, teaching the researcher by walking them through tasks in the physical environment in which they typically perform them. Contextual […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: May 24, 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 City of Virginia Beach, Emerging Technologies Librarian II, Virginia Beach, VA Cornell University Library, Library Systems Analyst, […]

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Evaluating Databases: Prioritizing on a Shoestring

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Libraries have limited resources, and the portion afforded to electronic resources requires some savvy prioritization to meet patrons’ needs while sticking to budgets. Allocation of spending is a key issue for many libraries, and database subscriptions can cost thousands, even tens of thousands, of dollars. For smaller libraries, it’s possible to spend the electronic resources […]

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2017 LITA Forum – Call for Proposals, Deadline Extended

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The LITA Forum is a highly regarded annual event for those involved in new and leading edge technologies in the library and information technology field. Please send your proposal submissions here by June 2, 2017, and join your colleagues in Denver Colorado. The 2017 LITA Forum Committee seeks proposals for the 20th Annual Forum of the Library and Information Technology […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: May 17, 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 City of Logan, Library/Community Center Director, Logan, UT Wesleyan University, Associate University Librarian for Technical and Digital […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: May 10, 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 San Jose State University, Data Services Librarian, San Jose, CA Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs […]

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LITA’s web courses on Project Management and Universal Design are starting soon

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Don’t miss either of these outstanding LITA web courses starting very soon. Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians Project Management for Success Register here, courses are listed by date and you need to log in. Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians Instructors: Holly Mabry, Digital Services Librarian, Gardner-Webb University; and Jessica Olin, Director of the […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: May 3, 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 Harvard University, Director for Sciences and Engineering Services, Cambridge, MA Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs […]

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