An Important LITA web course on Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians

Consider and register for this new 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 Starting August 1, 2016 A Moodle based web course with asynchronous weekly content lessons, tutorials, assignments, and group discussions. […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: July 6, 2016

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 California State University, San Bernardino, Information Technology and Web Services Librarian, San Bernardino, CA Bridgepoint Education, […]

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Reminder/Shameless Plug for LITA President’s Program in Orlando

by Thomas Dowling LITA members–and anyone else–attending ALA Annual in Orlando, please join us for the LITA Awards and President’s Program on Sunday afternoon, 3pm to 4pm, in the Orange County Convention Center, room W109B. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Safiya Noble, who will speak about how the landscape of information is rapidly shifting […]

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The Frivolity of Making

Makerspaces have been widely embraced in public libraries and K-12 schools, but do they belong in higher education? Are makerspaces a frivolous pursuit? When I worked at a public library there was very little doubt about the importance of making and it felt like the entire community was ready for a makerspace. Fortunately, many of […]

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LITA Forum Assessment Task Force Survey

Dear Colleagues, The LITA Forum Assessment Task Force wants your opinions about the impact of LITA Forum and how it fits within the library technology conference landscape. We invite everyone who works in the overlapping space between libraries and technology, whether or not you belong to LITA or have attended the LITA Forum recently (or […]

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