LITA Program Planning Comittee (PPC)

Topic discussed: Schedule corrections for Imagineering and Public Libraries & Technology Interest Groups Program planing submission process. We need to streamline the process, remove the manual process and cange it with a web-based form if possible, and have it ready by Annual 2009 for 2010 program submission. At this point, it might be difficult to […]

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Public Libraries Technology Interest Group Midwinter 2009

Meeting had a nice surprise of some new faces… with 15 people in attendance. Yea! What can you see as usefulness of a group like PLTIG? We had a lively discussion on some ideas: Competencies in technology in small & rural libraries … survey being done by Emerging Leaders. Roving Service model and the types […]

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NGCIG Meeting: Interoperability of Next Generation Catalogs and Users

The LITA Next Generation Catalog Interest Group will meet on Sunday, January 25, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in Colorado Convention Center Room 110 We will have presentations and discussion about two examples of recent next generation catalog endeavors. Beth Jefferson (Founder of Bibliocommons) will share real world examples and implications of “Transforming online library […]

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"What's happening at Midwinter"

For each conference, ergo biannually, ALA insiders and ALA staff route information about what’s happening in their area(s) of the Association to Mary Ghikas, who attempts to make sense of it all.  The result of all this effort is a ~30 page document deatiling some of the major goings-on at a given conference/meeting. I’ve found […]

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Midwinter Map

Following in the steps of the BIGWIG Google Calendar for LITA’s Midwinter activities, here’s a Google Map of the Midwinter places, populated by BIGWIG and friends. Thanks, as always, to Cindi for getting the maps for ALA Conferences started. View Larger Map

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