Register for “Makerspaces: Inspiration and Action” at ALA Midwinter

How do you feel about 40,000 square feet full of laser cutters, acetylene torches, screen presses, and sewing machines? Or community-based STEAM programming for kids? Or lightsabers? If these sound great, you should register for the LITA “Makerspaces: Inspiration and Action” tour at Midwinter! We’ll whisk you off to Somerville for tours, nuts and bolts […]

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Editorial Response to “Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians?”

Hi LITA members (and beyond): My name is Brianna Marshall and I am the editor of the LITA blog. Last week, the post “Is Technology Bringing in More Skillful Male Librarians?” by Jorge Perez was published on the blog. The post has understandably sparked considerable discussion on Twitter. Jorge has indicated an interest in writing a […]

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Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know – 2, a LITA webinar

Attend this informative and fast paced new LITA webinar: Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know – 2 Monday November 2, 2015 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central Time Register Online, page arranged by session date (login required) We’re all awash in technological innovation. It can be a challenge to know what new tools are […]

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Digital Privacy Toolkit for Librarians, a LITA webinar

Attend this important new LITA webinar: Digital Privacy Toolkit for Librarians Tuesday October 20, 2015 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Central Time Register Online, page arranged by session date (login required) This 90 minute webinar will include a discussion and demonstration of practical tools for online privacy that can be implemented in library PC environments […]

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Creative Commons Crash Course, a LITA webinar

Attend this interesting and useful LITA webinar: Creative Commons Crash Course Wednesday, October 7, 2015 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Central Time Register Online, page arranged by session date (login required) Since the first versions were released in 2002, Creative Commons licenses have become an important part of the copyright landscape, particularly for organizations that […]

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Teaching Patrons About Privacy, a LITA webinar

Attend this important new LITA webinar: Teaching Patrons about Privacy in a World of Pervasive Surveillance: Lessons from the Library Freedom Project Tuesday October 6, 2015 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Central Time Register Online, page arranged by session date (login required) In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA and FBI dragnet surveillance, […]

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