Apply now for the LITA Conference Buddy Program for the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting

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Applications are now open for LITA’s Conference Buddy program for ALA Midwinter 2019. The program 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 […]

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IT Centralization: Impact on Academic Libraries

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Authors’ notes: This post is co-authored by Kelly Sattler, Head of Web Services, Michigan State University. It is part one of a two-part series on IT centralization and academic libraries.This post will define IT centralization and talk about what to expect when a centralization initiative begins.  Part two, coming in January, will address how to […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: December 12, 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 Denver Public Library, Special Collections and Digital Archives Manager, Denver, CO The Blake School, Middle School Teacher […]

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Don’t miss the new LITA webinar – Accessibility for All: Screen Readers

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There’s still time to sign up now for Accessibility for All: Screen Readers Over 25 million Americans are blind or have low vision and would benefit from access to a computer equipped with screen reading software. There are many different options available to libraries when choosing which screen reading software to make available to their patrons. […]

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LIS Students: Apply for the Larew Scholarship for Tuition Help

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LITA and Baker & Taylor are accepting applications for the LITA/Christian (Chris) Larew Memorial Scholarship for those who plan to follow a career in library and information technology, demonstrate potential leadership, and hold a strong commitment to library automation. The winner will receive a $3,000 check and a citation. The application form is open through March […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: December 5, 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 City of Largo, Library Assistant II – Bookmobile, Tampa Bay (Largo), FL Prince George’s County Memorial Library […]

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Call for Panelists – 2019 ALA Annual Diversity, Equity, and Justice Panel

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LITA is seeking proposals for panelists for our 2019 ALA Annual “Diversity, Equity, and Justice Talks: In and Beyond the Library” program in Washington, DC! The submission deadline is Sunday December 9, 2018. Submit your proposal The program will consist of presentations from three panelists interested in approaching the topic of Diversity, Equity, and Justice from […]

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