Starting an IR from scratch: What’s it like? I had to ask.

Within the last year, our institutional repository (IR) work has increased greatly at the University of North Alabama. Over that time, we started an institutional repository with BePress hosting, and hired our first Scholarly Communications Librarian. Our new librarian splits her time and responsibilities with instruction expectations. However, she is the primary contact and sole […]

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Don’t Miss How to Use Contextual Inquiry to Increase Your User Engagement

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Sign up today for  Contextual Inquiry: Using Ethnographic Research to Impact your Library UX Use the excitement of the fall seasons fresh start to further explore new avenues to increase your user engagement and sign up for this excellent LITA web course beginning September 19, 2018. The contextual inquiry research methodology helps to better understand the […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: August 22, 2018

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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 Idaho State Historical Society, Reference Librarian, Boise, ID Boston College, Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian, Chestnut […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: August 15, 2018

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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 Middlesex Community College, Director of Library and Learning Commons Services, Middletown, CT American College of Physicians, Inside […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: August 8, 2018

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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 Drexel University Libraries, Manager, Library Integrated Technology Systems, Philadelphia, PA McConnell Library – Radford University, Systems Librarian, […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: August 6, 2018

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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 California State University, San Bernardino, Access Services Librarian, San Bernardino, CA Alder Graduate School of Education, Instructional […]

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Advice for the New Systems Librarian – Building Relationships

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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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