Call for Blog Coordinator for the Exchange: An ALCTS/LITA/LLAMA Collaboration

The Exchange: An ALCTS/LITA/LLAMA Collaboration brings together experiences, ideas, expertise, and individuals from the three ALA divisions. Broadly organized around the theme of “Building the Future Together,” the Exchange will examine the topic in relation to collections, leadership, technology, innovation, sustainability, and collaborations. Participants from diverse areas of librarianship will find the three days of […]

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The Exchange Call for Proposals and Informational Webinar

ALCTS, LITA, and LLAMA are now accepting proposals for the Exchange: Building the Future Together, a virtual forum scheduled for May 4, 6, and 8, 2020. The twelve hour virtual event will take place over three afternoons, featuring the following themes and topics: Day 1 – Leadership and Change Management Day 2 – Continuity and […]

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Registration is Now Open for the Exchange

In May 2020, join ALCTS, LITA, and LLAMA for an exciting and engaging virtual forum. Registration is now open!   The Exchange: An ALCTS/LITA/LLAMA Collaboration brings together experiences, ideas, expertise, and individuals from the three ALA divisions. Broadly organized around the theme of “Building the Future Together,” the Exchange will examine the topic in relation […]

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Core Call for Comment

Greetings again from the Steering Committee of Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a proposed division of ALA. The Steering Committee welcomes comments on the draft division proposal documentation through November 25th. Please join the conversation! Your perspectives and input are shaping the identity and priorities of the proposed division. We’re asking for you to respond to the documents with […]

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LIS Students: Apply for the 2020 Larew Scholarship for Tuition Help

The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) and Baker & Taylor are accepting applications for the LITA/Christian (Chris) Larew Memorial Scholarship for those who plan to follow a career in library and information technology, demonstrate potential leadership, and hold a strong commitment to library automation. The winner will receive a $3,000 check and a citation. The […]

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LITA Opens Call for Innovative LIS Student Writing Award for 2020

2018 Ex Libris Student Writing Award presentation

The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program. Sponsored by LITA and Ex Libris, the award consists of $1,000, publication in LITA’s referred journal, Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), and a certificate. The […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: November 6, 2019

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New This Week Open Educational Resources Production Manager, Oregon State University – Ecampus, Corvallis, OR User Experience Librarian, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD Director of Collections & Access, Wheaton College, Norton, MA Visit the LITA Jobs Site for additional job listings and […]

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Nominate a Colleague Doing Cutting Edge Work in Tech Education for the LITA Library Hi Tech Award

Nominations are open for the 2020 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award, which is given each year to an individual or institution for outstanding achievement in educating the profession about cutting edge technology within the field of library and information technology. Sponsored by the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) and Library Hi Tech, the award includes a citation of merit […]

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Propose a Topic for the ITAL “Public Libraries Leading the Way” Column

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Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), the quarterly open-access journal published by ALA’s Library Information Technology Association, is looking for contributors for its regular “Public Libraries Leading the Way” column. This column highlights a technology-based innovation or approach to problem solving from a public library perspective. Topics we are interested in include the following, but proposals […]

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