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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LITA and ALA 2016 elections now open

Help shape the future of LITA by voting and then staying in touch with your elected officials to make your voice heard. The 2016 election will be open March 15 – April 22, and results will be announced on April 29. For the 2016 election, eligible members will be sent their voting credentials via email […]

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LITA Updates, March 11, 2016

In this issue of LITA Updates Hello from Your New Executive Director, Jenny Levine 2016 Election runs March 15 – April 22 LITA at ALA Annual (Hear Dr. Safiya Noble Speak at our President’s Program) Meet LITA Emerging Leader Melissa Stoner Current Online Learning Opportunities New #LITAchats on Twitter SAVE THE DATE: This year’s LITA […]

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Vote for Us! DH Awards 2015

We’re honored that the LITA blog has been nominated by the Digital Humanities Awards in the category “Best DH Blog Post or Series of Posts“. Though the DH Awards don’t point to any specific posts as the basis for their nomination, we’re guessing it’s because of posts like Grace Thomas’ post on using Omeka in […]

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2016 Election Slate

The LITA Board is pleased to announce the following slate of candidates for the 2016 spring election: Candidates for Vice-President/President-Elect David Lee King Andromeda Yelton Candidates for Director-at-Large, 2 elected for a 3-year term Breanne Kirsch Topher Lawton Holbrook Sample Evviva Weinraub Candidates for LITA Councilor, 1 elected for a 3-year term Aaron Dobbs Debra Shapiro […]

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