Join the ITAL Editorial Board

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Information Technology and Libraries [ITAL] is LITA’s quarterly, open-access, peer-reviewed journal. If you are a LITA member who is interested in furthering the scholarly record for library technology and have a background in information technology in academic, public, or other libraries, apply for this opportunity to serve on the ITAL Editorial Board. As ITAL marks […]

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March 2018 ITAL Issue Published

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The March 2018 issue (volume 37, number 1) of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) has been published and may be read at: https://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/ital/index This issue marks the journal’s 50th anniversary. The table of contents and brief abstracts of reviewed articles are below. Ken Varnum Editor “Academic Libraries on Social Media: Finding the Students and the […]

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New Title in the LITA Guide Series Available Now

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The LITA Guide to No- or Low-Cost Technology Tools for Libraries, by Breanne A. Kirsch This exciting new title provides a practical guide on how to find and use technology tools for a variety of purposes in libraries and, more broadly, in education. Each topic showcases two technology tools in detail, discusses additional tools and […]

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LITA publishes a quarterly, open-access and peer-reviewed journal called Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL). As a regular blogger for LITA, I was embarrassed to admit that I was not familiar with this publication when I recently met with Ken Varnum, the new editor. LITA and ITAL are both devoted to exploring the intersection between technology and […]

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New and Upcoming 2018 LITA Guides

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Here are 5 recent and upcoming exciting titles on library technology. The LITA Guide Series books from Rowman and Littlefield publishers, contain practical, up to date, how-to information, and are usually under 100 pages. Proposals for new titles can be submitted to the Acquisitions editor using this link. LITA members receive a 20% discount on all […]

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December 2017 ITAL Issue Published

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The December issue (volume 36, number 4) of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) is now available at: https://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/ital/index. The December 2017 issue Reviewed Articles and Communications “Mobile Website Use and Advanced Researchers: Understanding Library Users at a University Marine Sciences Branch Campus” Mary J. Markland, Hannah Gascho Rempel, and Laurie Bridges https://doi.org/10.6017/ital.v36i4.9953 This exploratory study […]

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LITA Guides: Call for Proposals

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LITA is looking to expand its popular LITA Guide series. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers would like to offer a $250 gift card for the best LITA book proposal.  Proposals must be submitted by DECEMBER 15th, 2017. Topics for consideration include: Tools for big data Developing in-house technology expertise Budgeting for technology Writing a technology plan K-12 technology Applications of […]

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Apply to be the next ITAL Editor

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Applications and nominations are invited for the position of editor of Information Technology And Libraries (ITAL), the flagship publication of the Library Information Technology Association (LITA). LITA seeks an innovative, experienced editor to lead its top-tier, open access journal with an eye to the future of library technology and scholarly publishing. The editor is appointed […]

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New and Upcoming Titles in the LITA Guide Series

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Here are 5 recent and upcoming exciting titles on library technology. The LITA Guide Series books from Rowman and Littlefield publishers, contain practical, up to date, how-to information, and are usually under 100 pages. Proposals for new titles can be submitted to the Acquisitions editor using this link. LITA members receive a 20% discount on all […]

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New Titles in the LITA Guide Series

A new relationship between LITA and Rowman and Littlefield publishers kicks off with the announcement of 7 recent and upcoming exciting titles on library technology. The LITA Guide Series books from Rowman and Littlefield publishers, contain practical, up to date, how-to information, and are usually under 100 pages. Proposals for new titles can be submitted […]

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