gCalendar of LITA events at Annual 2008

A while back, BIGWIG started up Your BIGWIG as a place to collaboratively do stuff.  One of the resources on Your BIGWIG is an embedded gCal. One day, in a spirit of “too much stuff to do, so I’ll do something completely unrelated instead” I populated this calendar with all the LITA events I could […]

Continue reading


Dialogue on Government Information

These are my notes from the Dialogue on Government Information meeting way back on December ~18th (sorry for the oversight) Summary: While several participants had differing views on why we all assembled, good discussion happened. ALA has mostly good processes for moving issues to and through Council for offical comment, which can break when stressed […]

Continue reading


ALA WAC[ky Web Advisory Committee]

Not an agenda post this time, link & minor synthesis instead. WAC reviewed some Challenged Content Guidelines for discussion and possible adoption by Divisions History: This is a response to a challenge to program write-up of a Program in 2003 Lots of cool stuff being done by ITTS, see the Agenda for the updates. We […]

Continue reading


LITA Committee Chairs

Saturday June 23, 2007 9:00 – 10:00 am Washington Convention Center 209 Important Resources for Committee Chairs LITA Staff LITA Table at Conferences LITA Committees web pages Committee lists and membership Reports submission form All meetings are open (except awards or personnel matters Please submit in timely manner (within a week or two of conference, […]

Continue reading


LITA Joint Committe and IG Chairs

Saturday June 23, 2007 8:00 – 9:00 am Washington Convention Center 209 1. Introductions all around President Bonnie Postelwaithe Vice President Mark Beatty (I was stuck on a long bus and missed these 1st three) Executive Director Mary Taylor LITA experiences 5% growth this year Mostly student members, we need to help our new mebers […]

Continue reading


Taking Chances: Our Future or Our Demise?

ALA Open Space Technology Conference within the Conference Washington Convention Center room 101 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday Do you find the most useful and energizing “session” is the ad hoc discussion in the hallway or during a break?  Do you yearn to expand on those conversations with colleagues who share your […]

Continue reading


New ALA Website Mockup – Feedback requested

The ALA Web Advisory Committee would like to broaden their input-gathering process, so I’m posting it here. The link to the wireframes and survey has been added to the WebPlanning wiki, at http://wikis.ala.org/webplanning/index.php/Web_Planning Please have a look at the mockups UserWorks created for ALA as a result of the usability assessment and subsequent exercises they […]

Continue reading


ALA WO State Telecommunications Policy Workshop

Thursday, June 21, 2007 9:00 – 4:00pm Washington Convention Center, Room 147 A/B I’m liveblogging this session over on my blog, so far I’ve heard: Mark Lloyd, Center for American Progress Mark was speaking about the necessity of urban library support for the rural libraries provisions in this year’s Farm Bill. Please say to your […]

Continue reading


All your LITA

are belong to you. The official list of all things LITA can be found on the LITA website. We are a busy group, as the time-slot conflicts demonstrate. What is it with the 1:30pm to 3:30pm slot on Saturday (10 overlaps) and the 10:30 to Noon slot on Sunday (9 overlaps)?! I guess we like […]

Continue reading