Attending the 2018 ALA Midwinter conference? Curious about what LITA is up to? Join us on Friday, January 26, 1:00-2:00pm EST on Twitter to discuss and ask questions about the LITA events, activities, and more happening at this year’s 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, CO, February 9-13. To participate, launch your favorite Twitter mobile app or web browser and search for the #LITAchat hashtag and select “Latest” to follow along and reply to questions asked by moderator or other participants. When replying to discussion or asking questions, add or incorporate the hashtags #alamw18 and #litachat. See you there!
Applications are now open for LITA’s Conference Buddy program for ALA Midwinter 2018. The program is designed to make conference attendance more approachable, foster inclusion, and build connections. Inspired by the GLBTRT Buddy Program, we hope that this program will help us to foster stronger relationships among LITA members who attend conferences and also make attendance more enjoyable and rewarding for everyone who participates. For more information or to apply, see the Conference Buddy website: http://www.ala.org/lita/buddyprogram To participate in the program as either a new or experienced conference attendee, get details and complete the sign up form by January 15, 2018. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Diversity & Inclusion Committee at LITAConferenceBuddy@gmail.com