Jobs in Information Technology: September 11, 2019

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New vacancy listings are posted on Wednesday afternoons. New This Week Technical Services Assistant, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME Web Services and Discovery Manager, American University Library, Washington D.C. Director, Library Services, West Vancouver Memorial Library, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Technology Librarian, Barton College, Wilson, NC Visit the LITA Jobs Site for additional job listings and […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: September 4, 2019

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New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday afternoons. New This Week Systems Librarian, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C. (search for “systems librarian” on the site) Part-Time Librarian, Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory, Rancho Mirage, CA Visit the LITA Jobs Site for more available jobs and information on submitting your own job posting.

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Ruth Mahaffy Awarded 2019 LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship

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Ruth Mahaffy has been selected to receive the 2019 LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship ($3,000) sponsored by the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) and Baker & Taylor. Mahaffy will graduate from Emporia State University’s School of Library and Information Management in 2020. This Scholarship is for master’s level study, with an emphasis on library technology and/or automation, at […]

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Become a LITA Emerging Leader

LITA is still accepting applications through August 30, 2019, to sponsor two Emerging Leaders for 2020. LITA sponsorship provides $1,000 to attend the 2020 ALA Midwinter and Annual conferences in order to participate in the program. It also puts you on the fast track to get involved with LITA in a leadership capacity. Apply now! […]

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Congratulations to Sharon Han, winner of the 2019 LITA / Ex Libris Student Writing Award

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Sharon Han has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Student Writing Award sponsored by Ex Libris Group and LITA for her paper titled “Weathering the Twitter Storm: Early Uses of Social Media as a Disaster Response Tool for Public Libraries During Hurricane Sandy.” Han is a Master of Science in Library and Information Science […]

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Congratulations to NCSU Libraries, winner of the 2019 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award

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The North Carolina State University Libraries has been selected to receive the 2019 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology. Sponsored by Emerald Publishing and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), the Award recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions for their long-term contributions to the education of the Library and […]

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Congratulations to Charles McClure, winner of the 2019 LITA/OCLC Kilgour Research Award

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Charles McClure has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology, sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). He is the Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies in the School of Information at Florida State University and the Director of […]

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Meet Your Candidates for the 2019 LITA Election

2019 ALA/LITA Election Runs March 10 through April 3

We’re pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the 2019 spring election. President-Elect Topher Lawton Instructional Technology & Assessment Librarian Georgetown University Library   Evviva Weinraub Associate University Librarian for Collections & Technologies Northwestern University   Director-at-Large (2 elected for 3-year terms) Matt Beckstrom Systems Manager/Librarian Lewis & Clark Library   Galen Charlton Infrastructure and Added […]

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LITA’s Statement in Response to Incidents at ALA Midwinter 2019

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The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Board of Directors is aware that there were several reports on social media from attendees who encountered aggressive behavior, racism, and harassment at the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting, which violated our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and that there were multiple incident reports filed, including one formal […]

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