Did you know that LITA co-sponsors three different awards, all of which recognize achievements in the field of library technology? We’re currently accepting nominations for all of them, so nominate yourself or a colleague today! LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award The LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award is given for the best unpublished manuscript on a […]
Dr. June Abbas, Professor of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). The Kilgour Award is given for research relevant to the […]
Tanya Johnson has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Student Writing Award sponsored by Ex Libris Group and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) for her paper titled “Let’s Get Virtual: An Examination of Best Practices to Provide Public Access to Digital Versions of Three-Dimensional Objects.” Johnson is a MLIS candidate at the Rutgers School […]
Please join us in congratulating our newly elected LITA officers: Andromeda Yelton, Vice-President/President-Elect Topher Lawton, Board Member-at-Large Evviva Weinraub, Board Member-at-Large Aaron Dobbs, LITA Councilor View ALA election results on the ALA website.
Help shape the future of LITA by voting and then staying in touch with your elected officials to make your voice heard. The 2016 election will be open March 15 – April 22, and results will be announced on April 29. For the 2016 election, eligible members will be sent their voting credentials via email […]
In this issue of LITA Updates Hello from Your New Executive Director, Jenny Levine 2016 Election runs March 15 – April 22 LITA at ALA Annual (Hear Dr. Safiya Noble Speak at our President’s Program) Meet LITA Emerging Leader Melissa Stoner Current Online Learning Opportunities New #LITAchats on Twitter SAVE THE DATE: This year’s LITA […]
The LITA Board is pleased to announce the following slate of candidates for the 2016 spring election: Candidates for Vice-President/President-Elect David Lee King Andromeda Yelton Candidates for Director-at-Large, 2 elected for a 3-year term Breanne Kirsch Topher Lawton Holbrook Sample Evviva Weinraub Candidates for LITA Councilor, 1 elected for a 3-year term Aaron Dobbs Debra Shapiro […]
(Format shamelessly stolen from LifeHacker) Location: Chicago, IL Current gig: Hey LITA members, I’M YOUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR! One word that best describes how you work: Collaboratively Current mobile device: Samsung Galaxy S6 (I love customizing the heck out of my phone so that it works really well for me) . Current computer: At work, I […]