Lita Town Meeting 2007 Report

Lita Town Meeting 2007 Report: Including Results from the Group Snow Card Activity. Big huge thanks to Michelle Boule for compiling the large stack of papers and cards into something that resembled an organized mass. LITA Town Meeting What does success look like for LITA and it’s members? Mark Beatty, LITA Vice President, gave a […]

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Open Source Systems IG meeting – ALA Midwinter

Open Source Systems Interest Group meeting Sunday, January 21, 2007, 4-6pm The group reviewed the list of programs planned for Annual in DC Evergreen, the Georgia PINES consortium’s open ILS program Automating metadata creation with open source software. Patrick Yott from Brown. The next-generation public library website with Drupal. John Blyberg from the Ann Arbor […]

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Greetings from the LITA President

I managed to corner both current LITA president Bonnie Postlewaite and Vice-President and President-Elect Mark Beatty at ALA Midwinter 2007 and get some brief video of them. We at LITABlog realize that not everyone attends conferences, and so might not recognize Bonnie or Mark. Hopefully these next couple of videos will put a face with […]

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Tech Trends 2007

Tech Trends, Midwinter 2007 One area that was greatly discussed during the two hour exchange was the ILS. Trendsters discussed open source, convergence of vendors and the fact that these are no longer boot strapped companies but ones that private investors think have value. The top technology trend that are and will continue to have […]

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