Marshall's Top Tech Trends for ALA Annual, Summer 2009

These trends are also posted on Library Technology Guides. Discovery Interfaces Expand Scope The genre of Discovery Interfaces has been an ongoing trend for the last few years. These interfaces aim to replace the traditional, stodgy OPAC with a modern interface, delivering library content through an interface more consistent with what patrons experience elsewhere on […]

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The Open Library Environment Project

McCormick Place West, W-196a Building an ILS for Service Oriented Architecture Structure Beth Forrest-Warner, University of Kansas; Robert H. McDonald, Indiana University; John Little, Duke University; Carlen Ruschoff, University of Maryland. Really, this has as much of a positive implication for public and special libraries as it does for academics, especially as regards financial and […]

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Top Tech Trends Topic Poll

The Top Technology Trends committee is gearing up for the discussion at annual, and we’d like your help in picking the topics. What issues would you like to hear the trendsters discuss? Please take a moment and cast your vote! http://poll.fm/11sb2 This year’s discussion will be held Sunday, July 12, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in […]

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LITA Happy Hour at ala2009

For those of us, like me, who missed it in the LITA Update last week: Friday, July 10, 2009 LITA Happy Hour 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Potter’s Lounge, Palmer House Please join the LITA Membership Development Committee and members from around the country for networking, good cheer, and great fun! Expect lively conversation and […]

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LITA Highlights for Annual 2009

Annual Conference Highlights for Those Attending All programs and meetings details LITA BIGWIG gCal Friday Evening with LITA Friday, July 10, 2009 LITA 101: Open House 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Water Tower Place in the Palmer House Hotel LITA Open House is a great opportunity for current and prospective members to talk with Library […]

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Call for Bloggers at Annual 2009

Attending the ALA 2009 Annual Conference in Chicago this July? Be a part of the fun and blog for LITA! We need volunteers to blog about sessions, speakers, and general conference atmosphere. We would like coverage for as many of the sessions as possible, so see the current Blog Schedule and pick one (or more) […]

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LITA Workshops in Chicago

There is still time to register for a LITA workshop – held Friday, July 10, 2009, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Chicago A Thousand Words: Taking Better Photos for Telling Stories in Your Library Presented by: Helene Blowers, Michael Porter, and Cindi Trainor If you want to learn how to capture library events more […]

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