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LITA Education Call for Proposals – Deadline Extended

What library technology topic are you passionate about? Have something to teach?

light blub graphicThe Library Information Technology Association (LITA) invites you to share your expertise with a national audience! For years, LITA has offered online learning programs on technology-related topics of interest to LITA Members and wider American Library Association audience.

Submit a proposal by May 10th, 2018
to teach a webinar, webinar series, or online course for Summer/Fall 2018.

We seek and encourage submissions from underrepresented groups, such as women, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities.

All topics related to the intersection of technology and libraries are welcomed. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Visualization
  • Privacy and analytics
  • Data librarianship
  • Technology spaces
  • Ethics and access
  • Project management
  • Augmented and virtual reality
  • Data-driven decision-making
  • Tech design for social justice
  • Diversity in library technology
  • Collection assessment metrics beyond CPU
  • Government information and digital preservation

Instructors receive a $500 honorarium for an online course or $150 for webinars, split among instructors. For more information, access the online submission form. Check out our list of current and past course offerings to see what topics have been covered recently.

Proposals will be evaluated by the LITA Education Committee and will be assigned a committee liaison. That person is responsible for contacting you no later than 30 days after your submission to provide feedback.

We’re looking forward to a slate of compelling and useful online education programs this year!

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the Education Call for Proposals, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org