Interview with LITA chat panelists Plamen Miltenoff and Mark Gill

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The LITA Twitter chat on March 29 (1pm Eastern/12pm Central) will feature two projects and three panelists. In this post, we interview panelist Plamen Miltenoff, MLIS Professor at St. Cloud University. Plamen and colleague Mark Gill, VizLab Director  at St. Cloud University, created an augmented reality prototype for library orientation, and Plamen interviewed librarians from several universities about […]

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Interview with LITA chat panelist Ilana Kingsley

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The LITA Twitter chat on March 29 (1pm Eastern/12pm Central) will feature two projects and three panelists. In this post, we interview panelist Ilana Kingsley (@IlanaKingsley), who just finished a two-year NEH-funded project to create an Islandora repository of material from the Rasmuson Library’s Alaska & Polar Regions Collections & Archives.  Q. Tell us a […]

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Accepting applications for the LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award

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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Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program.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 refereed journal, Information […]

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Accessibility for All: Screen Readers – a LITA webinar

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Sign up now for Accessibility for All: Screen Readers Over 25 million Americans are blind or have low vision and would benefit from access to a computer equipped with screen reading software. There are many different options available to libraries when choosing which screen reading software to make available to their patrons. This 90 minute […]

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LITA Webinars and Web Courses This Fall!

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Check out our new lineup and get details on our latest round of online learning to boost your skill set! Online Courses Do you regularly manipulate MARC and metadata sets? Metadata Management Tools Offered: October 23 – November 6, 2018 Instructor: Kelsey George Looking for a beginner’s crash course in game making software and process? Making […]

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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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