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, apply to serve on the ITAL Editorial Board. The Board has a critical role to play in building the foundation for the journal’s next 50 years and […]

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Congratulations to Sharon Han, winner of the 2019 LITA / Ex Libris Student Writing Award

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Sharon Han has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Student Writing Award sponsored by Ex Libris Group and LITA for her paper titled “Weathering the Twitter Storm: Early Uses of Social Media as a Disaster Response Tool for Public Libraries During Hurricane Sandy.” Han is a Master of Science in Library and Information Science […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: May 1, 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. Northampton Community College, Online Learning Information Services Librarian, Bethlehem, PA Johns Hopkins University, Software Engineer, Baltimore, MD Miami University, Web […]

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Call for Panelists – Deadline Extended – 2019 ALA Annual LITA Top Tech Trends Program

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Nominate yourself or someone you know for the next LITA Top Tech Trends panel of speakers! Submit your nominations – The submission deadline has been extended to May 6th, 2019. The session will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, at the  2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington DC. A moderator and several panelists will each […]

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LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Science Fiction Authors

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Agency, Consent, and Power in Science Fiction and Fantasy Saturday, June 22, 2019 – 4:00 PM – 5:00 PMLocation: Washington Convention Center, 146B Science Fiction and Fantasy has always held a mirror up to nature and continues to explore themes that resonate in contemporary society. As our current culture grapples with issues such as sexual assault, […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: April 24, 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 Ramapo Catskill Library System, Executive Director, Middletown, NY Mount Holyoke College, Director of Research and Instructional Support, […]

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You can support LITA Avramcamp 2019 today!

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Every year, LITA organizes AvramCamp at ALA Annual, a preconference centering women and non-binary individuals in technology work. This event allows attendees to not only discuss challenges in their work, but build community and self-reflect in a brave space. We are asking for support from you. Your donation supports scholarships for AvramCamp attendees including registration […]

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Congratulations to NCSU Libraries, winner of the 2019 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award

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The North Carolina State University Libraries has been selected to receive the 2019 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology. Sponsored by Emerald Publishing and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), the Award recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions for their long-term contributions to the education of the Library and […]

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