Hear How We’re All Makers – a LITA webinar

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Sign up Now for Diversity, Inclusion, and Empowerment in Library Makerspaces Instructors: Sharona Ginsberg, Learning Technologies Librarian, SUNY Oswego and Lauren Di Monte, Data & Research Impact Librarian, University of Rochester December 6, 2017, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central time       One oft-overlooked aspect of making and makerspaces is its potential for empowerment, especially among […]

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Expose your data with Schema.org and JSON-LD – a LITA webinar

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Sign up Now for Introduction to Schema.org and JSON-LD Instructor: Jacob Shelby, Metadata Technologies Librarian, North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries November 15, 2017, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central time Web search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo are integral to making information more discoverable on the open web. How can you expose data […]

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Discover Altmetrics and Reproducibility at 2 new LITA events

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Don’t miss out on either of these two new LITA continuing education opportunities. First comes a webinar on Altmetrics and then a web course on Reproducibility. Sign up before it’s too late. The Webinar Taking Altmetrics to the Next Level in Your Library’s Systems and Services Instructor: Lily Troia, Engagement Manager, Altmetric October 31, 2017, […]

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Take Altmetrics to the Next Level with this LITA webinar

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Sign up today for  Taking Altmetrics to the Next Level in Your Library’s Systems and Services Instructor: Lily Troia, Engagement Manager, Altmetric October 31, 2017, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central time Altmetrics are traditionally viewed as the realm of evaluation and assessment, but altmetric data can offer valuable insights throughout the research lifecycle. It can help inform […]

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Explore Reproducibility & Open Scholarship in a new LITA web course

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Sign up today for  Building Services Around Reproducibility & Open Scholarship Instructor: Vicky Steeves, Librarian for Research Data Management and Reproducibility, a dual appointment between New York University Division of Libraries and NYU Center for Data Science November 1 – November 22, 2017 Please note this course start date has been re-scheduled from a previous date. As […]

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LITA Fall 2017 Online Learning Line Up

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Don’t miss out on the excellent online offerings put together by the LITA Education committee for this fall. Check out all the offerings at the LITA Online Learning page. Select from these titles and find registration details and links on each of the sessions pages. Building Services Around Reproducibility & Open Scholarship with presenter: Vicky Steeves […]

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Learn about Contextual Inquiry, after ALA Annual

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Sign up today for  Contextual Inquiry: Using Ethnographic Research to Impact your Library UX This new LITA web course begins, July 6, 2017, shortly after ALA Annual. Use the excitement generated by the conference to further explore new avenues to increase your user engagement. The contextual inquiry research methodology helps to better understand the intents […]

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Contextual Inquiry: Using Ethnographic Research to Impact your Library UX

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In this new LITA web course explore the contextual inquiry research methodology to better understand the intents and motivations behind user behavior. The approach involves in-depth, participant-led sessions where users take on the role of educator, teaching the researcher by walking them through tasks in the physical environment in which they typically perform them. Contextual […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: May 10, 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 San Jose State University, Data Services Librarian, San Jose, CA Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs […]

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LITA’s web courses on Project Management and Universal Design are starting soon

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Don’t miss either of these outstanding LITA web courses starting very soon. Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians Project Management for Success Register here, courses are listed by date and you need to log in. Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians Instructors: Holly Mabry, Digital Services Librarian, Gardner-Webb University; and Jessica Olin, Director of the […]

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