LITA Conference Buddy Program

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Apply now for the LITA Conference Buddy Program for the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting LITA is excited to announce a new program designed to make conference attendance more approachable, foster inclusion, and build connections. Inspired by the GLBTRT Buddy Program, we hope that this program will help us to foster stronger relationships among LITA members […]

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Submit Your Nomination for a LITA Award

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Did you know that LITA co-sponsors three different awards, all of which recognize achievements in the field of library technology? We’re currently accepting nominations for all of them, so nominate yourself or a colleague today! LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award The LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award is given for the best unpublished manuscript on a […]

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PLA Awards in Library Technology

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PLA’s service awards and grants highlight the best in public library service and honor those bringing innovation, creativity, and dedication to public libraries. The deadline to apply for PLA 2017 Service Awards and Grants is December 5, 2016 at 11:59 PM Central. The Baker & Taylor Entertainment Audio Music / Video Product Award is designed […]

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Call for Writers

The LITA blog is seeking regular contributors interested in writing easily digestible, thought-provoking blog posts that are fun to read (and hopefully to write!). If you’re doing innovative work, finding ingenious solutions, or could conceivably be described as a “Library Technology MacGyver” we want you.

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Congratulate 2016 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award Winner Tanya Johnson

Tanya Johnson has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Student Writing Award sponsored by Ex Libris Group and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) for her paper titled “Let’s Get Virtual: An Examination of Best Practices to Provide Public Access to Digital Versions of Three-Dimensional Objects.” Johnson is a MLIS candidate at the Rutgers School […]

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Yes, You Can Video! Repeat!

Don’t miss this repeat of the highly popular how-to guide for creating high-impact instructional videos without tearing your hair out. Tuesday April 12, 2016 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central Time Register now for this webinar This LITA Webinar promises a fun time learning how to create instructional videos. Have you ever wanted to create […]

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Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians, an important LITA web course

Consider this important new LITA web course: Universal Design for Libraries and Librarians Instructors: Jessica Olin, Director of the Library, Robert H. Parker Library, Wesley College; and Holly Mabry, Digital Services Librarian, Gardner-Webb University Starting August 1, 2016 Registration is now open. A Moodle based web course with asynchronous weekly content lessons, tutorials, assignments, and […]

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