LibTech Leadership: An Interview with ALA Leadership Institute Attendee Jennifer Chan

In 2018, LITA offered its first-ever scholarship to the ALA Leadership Institute to Jennifer Chan—Scholarly Communication Librarian at the UCLA Library. Ms. Chan’s work has focused on alt- and bibliometrics, research impact, open access, and the Affordable Course Materials Initiative, involving targeted outreach with campus partners to promote open education strategies. The generosity of LITA’s […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: February 20, 2019

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New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks. New This Week Queensborough Community College (CUNY), Instructor or Assistant Professor – Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian, Bayside, NY […]

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Meet Your Candidates for the 2019 LITA Election

2019 ALA/LITA Election Runs March 10 through April 3

We’re pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the 2019 spring election. President-Elect Topher Lawton Instructional Technology & Assessment Librarian Georgetown University Library   Evviva Weinraub Associate University Librarian for Collections & Technologies Northwestern University   Director-at-Large (2 elected for 3-year terms) Matt Beckstrom Systems Manager/Librarian Lewis & Clark Library   Galen Charlton Infrastructure and Added […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: February 13, 2019

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New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks. New This Week American University, Library Systems Administrator, Washington, DC Washington Research Library Consortium, Director of Library and User Services, […]

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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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LITA’s Statement in Response to Incidents at ALA Midwinter 2019

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The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Board of Directors is aware that there were several reports on social media from attendees who encountered aggressive behavior, racism, and harassment at the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting, which violated our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and that there were multiple incident reports filed, including one formal […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: January 30, 2019

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New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks. New This Week Bates College, Associate College Librarian for Research Services, Lewiston, ME Swarthmore College, Digital Archivist, Swarthmore, PA University […]

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LITA Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists

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The LITA Committee Recognizing Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction presents the 2019 Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists. The lists are composed of notable children’s and young adult science fiction published in 2018, organized in three age-appropriate categories. The annotated lists are posted on the Science Fiction Notables […]

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