Advice for the New Systems Librarian – Building Relationships

Teamwork by Willian Richardson is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.

Hey there, fellow newbie to systems librarianship! Have you had a moment to take a breath yet? Are to-do and to-learn lists scattered in a notebook, calendar, and in your e-mail? I am right there with you. A little bit of background I moved into my role as systems librarian in January 2018 after serving […]

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Nuts and Bolts of Data Visualization – a LITA webinar

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Understand basic concepts and terminology of data visualization and select appropriate types of visualization to present data effectively. Nuts and Bolts of Data Visualization Thursday May 31, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Central Time Presenter: Vincci Kwong Libraries collect many different types of data, from demographic data, usage statistics to survey responses. As the amount […]

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LITA Education Call for Proposals – Deadline Extended

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What library technology topic are you passionate about? Have something to teach? The Library Information Technology Association (LITA) invites you to share your expertise with a national audience! For years, LITA has offered online learning programs on technology-related topics of interest to LITA Members and wider American Library Association audience. Submit a proposal by May […]

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2018 LITA Forum – Call for Proposals, Deadline Extended

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The Library and Information Technology Association seeks proposals for the 21st Annual 2018 LITA Library Technology Forum Minneapolis, MN November 8-10, 2018 Submit your Proposals now due by May 15, 2018. The theme for the 2018 LITA Library Technology Forum is: Building & Leading. What are you most passionate about in librarianship and information technology? This conference […]

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Please take the LITA member survey

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As discussed here on LITAblog, three ALA divisions — the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), the Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), and the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) — are currently discussing how we might work together to create a new division. We’re asking you to complete an online survey […]

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LITA, LLAMA, ALCTS collaboration FAQ #4: expressions of support, LITA/Code4Lib collaboration

On February 23, I posted for discussion a proposal on a closer formal relationship between LITA, LLAMA, and ALCTS. That included an anonymous feedback form where you can ask questions, express feelings, et cetera. I will be collating and answering these questions every few weeks here on LITAblog (so please keep asking!). Since that time […]

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LITA, LLAMA, ALCTS collaboration FAQ #3: finding your niche, serving personas, participatory communications

On February 23, I posted for discussion a proposal on a closer formal relationship between LITA, LLAMA, and ALCTS. That included an anonymous feedback form where you can ask questions, express feelings, et cetera. I will be collating and answering these questions every few weeks here on LITAblog (so please keep asking!). Since that time […]

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