Jobs in Information Technology: February 15, 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 Johns Hopkins University, Data Services Manager, Baltimore, MD Drexel University Libraries, Liaison Librarian […]

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What’s so super about supercomputing? A joint LITA and ACRL webinar

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What’s so super about supercomputing? A very basic introduction to high performance computing Presenters: Jamene Brooks-Kieffer and Mark J. Laufersweiler Tuesday February 28, 2017 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Central Time Register Online, page arranged by session date (login required) This 90 minute webinar provides a bare-bones introduction to high-performance computing, also known as HPC, […]

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New Checklists to Support Library Patron Privacy

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LITA’s Patron Privacy Interest Group has partnered with the ALA IFC’s Privacy Subcommittee to create new checklists to support library patron privacy policies. The checklists cover: data exchange between networked devices and services e-book lending and digital content vendors library management systems/integrated library systems library websites, OPACs, and discovery services public access computers and networks […]

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#LITAchat “What is IoT”

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What is IoT, the Internet of Things, and how can you leverage these new “things” for your library?  From sensors to AI, IoT devices are springing up everywhere.  Join a conversation with Lauren Di Monte from North Carolina State to hear how they have leveraged IoT technologies in their makerspace and discuss general issues related […]

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