Did you attend the recent ALA Annual 2016 conference in Orlando FL?

If so please complete our LITA conference programs survey evaluation at: bit.ly/litaan16evals We hope you had the best ALA Annual conference, and that attending useful, informative and fun LITA programs were an important part of your conference experience. If so please take a moment to complete our evaluation survey. Your responses are very important to […]

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Demonstrating Value…Visually!

Recent postings from ACRL indicate that the library world is paying more attention than ever to demonstrating the impact we have on student learning, faculty productivity, serving our communities, and the overall missions of our institutions. Megan Oakleaf has written extensively on this issue, and her work revolves around the way we can try to […]

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WiFi Hotspots

Back in December I read an article about Seattle Public Library’s WiFi HotSpot lending program. At the time of the article they had 325 devices available for checkout and a waiting list of more than 1,000 patrons. The program was started via a grant with Google but at the end of the year SPL needed to […]

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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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Managing iPads – The Configurator

We’ve talked in the past about having iPads in the library and how to buy multiple copies of an app at the same time. This is long delayed post about the tool we use at my library to manage the devices. At Waukesha Public Library we use Apple’s Configurator 2. This is a great solution if you […]

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