September 2019 ITAL Issue Now Available


The September 2019 issue of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) is available now. In this issue, ITAL Editor Ken Varnum announces six new members of the ITAL Editorial Board. Our content includes a recap of Emily Morton-Owens’ President’s Inaugural Message, “Sustaining LITA“, discussing the many ways LITA strives to provide a sustainable member organization. In […]

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Latest LITA Learnings

There’s a seat waiting for you… Register today for a LITA webinar! Guiding Students through Digital Citizenship Presenter: Casey Davis Instructional Designer (IT), Arizona State University Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:00 – 1:30 pm Central Time As academic librarians, we help build our students into digital citizens. It’s our duty to make sure students have the […]

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Seeking Applications for Blog Editor!

Position Description The LITA Blog Editor has the following responsibilities: Recruitment and training of new authors as needed Developing a posting calendar and review process, and coordinating blog topics to ensure a wide variety of content Conduct regular meetings with the group Attend LITA Communications and Marketing Committee meetings as member Managing special topics, inviting […]

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Seeking Applications for eLearning Coordinator!

Position Description The eLearning Coordinator is charged with handling all of the logistics for scheduling, running, and completing LITA’s webinars and courses. The Coordinator holds a 3-year appointment with an option for one renewal for a maximum of 2 terms. The initial appointment will begin on October 1, 2019, and will continue through the end […]

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Master Your Keynote Presentations with this LITA webinar

Sign up for a repeat of this popular webinar. You Can Keynote! Presenter: Dorothea Salo, Faculty Associate, UW-Madison iSchool Thursday, November 14, 2019 Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time That confident person there on the dais, holding the conference crowd in the palm of their hand? That could be you! In this 60-minute webinar, discover […]

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Take Altmetrics to the Next Level with this LITA webinar

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Sign up for a repeat of this popular LITA webinar. Taking Altmetrics to the Next Level in Your Library’s Systems and Services Instructor: Lily Troia, Solutions Account Manager, Digital ScienceOctober 3, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central time Altmetrics are traditionally viewed as the realm of evaluation and assessment, but altmetric data can offer valuable […]

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Interview with LITA Twitter chat panelist Thomas San Filippo

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The LITA Twitter chat on May 31 (1pm Eastern/12pm Central) will feature two projects and four panelists. In this post, we feature panelist Thomas San Filippo (@WallaceLibrary) from Wheaton College, who will participate along with his colleagues, Kate Boylan, and Mark LeBlanc. They will talk about their project to expand the use of JSTOR Forum […]

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Interview with Ken Varnum, Editor of “New Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know”

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For over the past two decades Ken Varnum has become a leading expert in library technology, focusing his research on discovery systems and library analytics.  He has lent this expertise once again as editor to two recently released titles from ALA publishers, the new LITA Guide New Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know and […]

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