Congratulations to Colby Lewis, Winner of the 2018 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award

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Colby Lewis is the winner of the 2018 Student Writing Award sponsored by Ex Libris Group and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) for her paper titled “The Open Access Citation Advantage: Does It Exist and What Does It Mean for Libraries?” Lewis is a Master of Science in Information candidate at the University of Michigan […]

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Congratulations to Heather Moulaison Sandy, winner of the 2018 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award

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Heather Moulaison Sandy has been named the winner of the 2018 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology. Emerald Publishing and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) sponsor the Award, which recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions for their long-term contributions in the area of Library and Information Science technology […]

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Congratulations to Richard P. Smiraglia, winner of the 2018 LITA/OCLC Kilgour Research Award

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Richard P. Smiraglia has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology, sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). Dr. Smiraglia is a Professor in the Knowledge Organization Research Group of the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Visiting […]

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LITA Board Issues Statement Against the Ballot Measure and in Favor of the MLIS-Preferred for Next ALA Executive Director

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As ALA and LITA members prepared for the opening of the 2018 Election on March 12, the LITA Board discussed the issue of whether the MLIS should be required or preferred for the ALA Executive Director position and issued a statement supporting the ALA Council’s vote to make the MLIS preferred. The full statement is […]

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Meet Your Candidates for the 2018 LITA Election

Vote in the 2018 ALA/LITA elections

The LITA Board is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the 2018 spring election. Vice-President/President-Elect Jason Griffey Affiliate Fellow Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society   David Lee King Digital Services Director Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library   Emily Morton-Owens Assistant University Librarian for Digital Library Development and Systems University of […]

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Reminder: LITA Award Nominations Close December 31

Nominations for all three of LITA’s awards are open through December 31, 2017. Each one honors innovative library technology work and includes a monetary award in addition to a plaque or citation. Submit a Nomination for the Prestigious Kilgour Technology Research Award The Kilgour Research Award recognizes research relevant to the development of information technologies, […]

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