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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Beginning Git and GitHub

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In a new LITA web course learn how to use the powerful and popular project management and collaboration tools, Git and GitHub. Perfect for anyone who works with code and on projects such as web sites, apps, classes, scripts, and presentations. Beginning Git and GitHub Instructors: Kate Bronstad, Web Developer, Tufts University Libraries; and Heather […]

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Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians a popular repeat LITA web course

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Don’t miss your chance to participate in the repeat of this popular web course. Register now for this  LITA web course: Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians Instructors: Holly Mabry, Digital Services Librarian, Gardner-Webb University; and Jessica Olin, Director of the Library, Robert H. Parker Library, Wesley College Offered May 15 to June 19, 2017. A […]

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LITA Spring 2017 Web Courses

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We’re excited to announce two new LITA web courses for this spring. You can choose between: Beginning Git and GitHub and Project Management for Success Register here, courses are listed by date and you need to log in. Here are the details. Beginning Git and GitHub Instructors: Kate Bronstad, Web Developer, Tufts University Libraries; and Heather […]

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Call for Proposals, LITA education webinars and web courses

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What library technology topic are you passionate about? Have something to teach? The Library Information Technology Association (LITA) Education Committee invites you to share your expertise with a national audience! For years, LITA has offered online learning programs on technology-related topics of interest to LITA Members and wider American Library Association audience. Submit a proposal […]

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Only a week left to sign up for the joint LITA and ACRL supercomputing 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 (HPC) or supercomputing. This […]

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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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