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LITA Education Call for Proposals, Special Webinar Series, 2020

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Veteran presenters and publication gurus, we are looking for you! LITA is putting together a special webinar series to disseminate expertise on turning ideas and projects into conference presentations, workshops, publications, and best practices for social media. We are seeking webinars on topics such as where to publish, assessing metrics for potential publication outlets, how to make a strong submission, and creating social media buzz. If you have a formula for achieving these goals, or techniques, tricks, or best practices that have served you well, we’d love to work with you to help you share your expertise with a national audience. We deliberately seek and strongly encourage submissions from underrepresented groups, such as women, people of color, the LGBTQA+ community, and people with disabilities. Submit a proposal by September 1 to teach one of these special webinars in 2020. All topics related to presenting your work to your colleagues are…

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LITA Learnings: Managing Special User Groups in Academic Libraries – Canceled

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This session has been canceled. Look for it to be re-scheduled next year. University and college libraries serve a diverse patron population that includes students, faculty, staff, and, increasingly, special groups that don’t fit tidily into any one of these categories. This 90-minute webinar will walk you through the process of creating access for these users, focusing on identifying the groups, creating workflows for managing them, and maintaining the lists of users in a proxy server and the ILS system. Presenters: Charissa Brammer and Sommer Browning, both Auraria Library, University of Colorado – DenverTuesday July 16, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central Time View details and Register here. Can’t attend the live event? No problem! Register and you’ll receive a link to the recording. More LITA Continuing Education Coming Soon Universal Parity to Resources: Rethinking Library AccessJuly 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central TimePresenters: Christine Elliott and Courtney McAllister Guiding Students…

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Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @ Your Library – a LITA webinar

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Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @ Your Library In this 60-minute webinar, you’ll learn how Missouri State University’s Meyer Library developed and implemented an interdisciplinary space and how you can use this case study as a guideline to create your own. Presenter: Jessica Bennett, Instruction and E Learning Librarian at Missouri State UniversityTuesday June 11, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time View details and Register here. Can’t attend the live event? No problem! Register and you’ll receive a link to the recording. More LITA Continuing Education Coming Soon Universal Parity to Resources: Rethinking Library AccessJuly 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central TimePresenters: Christine Elliott and Courtney McAllister Guiding Students through Digital CitizenshipAugust 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central TimePresenter: Casey Davis Check out our new spring lineup and get details on our latest round of online learning to boost your skill set! Questions or Comments? For all other questions or comments related…

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LITA Education Call for Proposals, 2019 – 2020

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What library technology topics are you passionate about? Have something you can help others learn? LITA invites you to share your expertise with a national audience! Our courses and webinars are based on topics of interest to library technology workers and technology managers at all levels in all types of libraries. Taught by experts, they reach beyond physical conferences to bring high quality continuing education to the library world. We deliberately seek and strongly encourage submissions from underrepresented groups, such as women, people of color, the LGBTQA+ community, and people with disabilities. Submit a proposal by July 5th to teach a webinar, webinar series, or online course for Summer/Fall 2019 or in 2020. All topics related to the intersection of technology and libraries are welcomed, including: Research Data Management Virtual and Augmented Reality Creative Commons licensing Open Educational Resource (tools and access) Data Visualization Supporting Digital Scholarship/Humanities Technology and Kids…

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LITA Learnings: Techniques in Managing a Library Services Platform

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Register nowTechniques in Managing a Library Services PlatformThursday, May 30, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central Time, As libraries move from legacy Integrated Library Systems (ILS) to next generation Library Services Platforms (LSP) and face evolving user needs, soft skills, such as team building, project management, and leadership skills become as essential as technology skills. This 90-minute webinar provides practical techniques for managing this change through the exploration of a case study. Learning Outcomes An overview of lean methodologies (Agile, DevOps, Value Streams) Strategies and techniques to develop collaborative team infrastructure (mapping needs with people, product, and processes) Tools to be explored / adopted to facilitate collaborative team work Humanizing the library through inclusive culture Presenter: Hong Ma, Head of Library Systems, Loyola University Chicago Can’t attend the live event? No problem! Register and you’ll receive a link to the recording. More LITA Continuing Education Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @…

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LITA Learnings: Guiding Students through Digital Citizenship

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Register nowGuiding Students through Digital CitizenshipWednesday, August 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central Time As academic librarians, we help build our students into digital citizens. They need the tools and resources to be savvy tech users and to become information literate. We need to make sure that our students understand the permanence of their digital actions. This 90-minute webinar explores how you can collaborate with students to expand their digital citizenship skills within your campus community through academic departments, technology offices, and student engagement initiatives. You’ll learn research-based best practices that you can implement using the framework of the hero’s journey without creating an additional burden on faculty, staff, and students. Learning Outcomes Explain and examine an expanded understanding of “digital citizenship” within the context of college/university life. Identify areas where increased awareness and practice is needed within the college/university community Create authentic training for increasing digital citizenship…

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LITA Learnings: So Many Choices for Spring 2019

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Check out our new spring lineup and get details on our latest round of online learning to boost your skill set! Click on each courses link for detailed descriptions, biographies and registration. Multimedia Instruction: Connecting through Course IntegrationMay 1 – May 22, 2019Presenter: Leah Howd Techniques in Managing a Library Services PlatformMay 30, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central TimePresenter: Hong Ma Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @ Your LibraryTuesday June 11, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central TimePresenter: Jessica Bennett Managing Special User Groups in Academic LibrariesJuly 16, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central TimePresenter: Charissa Brammer and Sommer Browning Universal Parity to Resources: Rethinking Library AccessJuly 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central TimePresenters: Christine Elliott and Courtney McAllister Guiding Students through Digital CitizenshipAugust 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:30 Central TimePresenter: Casey Davis Can’t attend the live events? No problem! Register and you’ll receive a link to the recordings. Check the LITA…

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LITA Presents: Universal Parity to Resources

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Now re-scheduled! Universal Parity to Resources: Rethinking Library Access This 60-minute webinar examines the topic of innovative technologies and collections through the lens of access and stewardship. Parity goes beyond making books and information accessible to all; it means making all library services accessible, including open resources, makerspace services, and others. Presenters: Christine Elliott, Learning Services & Assessment Librarian, Juniata College; and Courtney McAllister, Electronic Resources Librarian, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale University Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central Time     More LITA Continuing Education Multimedia Instruction: Connecting through Course Integration May 1 – May 22, 2019 Presenter: Leah Howd, Librarian and Technologist, UNLV Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @ Your Library June 11, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time Presenter: Jessica Bennett Managing Special User Groups in Academic Libraries July 16, 2019, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central Time Presenter: Charissa Brammer and Sommer Browning Check out our…

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Multimedia Instruction: Connecting through Course Integration – the next LITA web course

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Multimedia Instruction: Connecting through Course Integration In this 3-week course, you’ll learn how to use the services and technologies you offer to expand course-integrated multimedia instruction into lesson plans and develop multimedia assignments. Presenter: Leah Howd, Librarian and Technologist, UNLV May 1 – May 22, 2019 View details and Register here. More LITA Continuing Education Coming Soon Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @ Your Library June 11, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time Presenter: Jessica Bennett Universal Parity to Resources: Rethinking Library Access July 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central Time Presenters: Christine Elliott and Courtney McAllister Check out our new spring lineup and get details on our latest round of online learning to boost your skill set! Can’t attend the live event? No problem! Register and you’ll receive a link to the recording. Questions or Comments? For all other questions or comments related to LITA continuing education, contact us…

Education

Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @ Your Library – a LITA webinar

Image credit: computer vision by H Alberto Gongora from the Noun Project

Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @ Your Library In this 60-minute webinar, you’ll learn how Missouri State University’s Meyer Library developed and implemented an interdisciplinary space and how you can use this case study as a guideline to create your own. Presenter: Jessica Bennett, Instruction and E Learning Librarian at Missouri State University Tuesday June 11, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time View details and Register here. Can’t attend the live event? No problem! Register and you’ll receive a link to the recording. More LITA Continuing Education Coming Soon Universal Parity to Resources: Rethinking Library Access July 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central Time Presenters: Christine Elliott and Courtney McAllister Multimedia Instruction: Connecting through Course Integration May 1 – May 22, 2019 Presenter: Leah Howd, Librarian and Technologist, UNLV Check out our new spring lineup and get details on our latest round of online learning to boost your skill set! Questions or Comments? For all…