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Apply for the LITA Conference Buddy Program for 2018 ALA Midwinter

Wed, 2017-12-13 14:59

Applications are now open for LITA’s Conference Buddy program for ALA Midwinter 2018. The program is 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 more enjoyable and rewarding for everyone who participates.

For more information or to apply, see the Conference Buddy website: http://www.ala.org/lita/buddyprogram

To participate in the program as either a new or experienced conference attendee, get details and complete the sign up form by January 15, 2018.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Diversity & Inclusion Committee at LITAConferenceBuddy@gmail.com

Categories: Library News

Jobs in Information Technology: December 13, 2017

Wed, 2017-12-13 14:41

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

Harford County Public Library, Director, Information Technology, Belcamp, MD

Queensborough Community College (CUNY), Instructor or Assistant Professor – Public Services and Assessment Librarian, Bayside, NY

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

Categories: Library News

Jobs in Information Technology: December 6, 2017

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:11

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

University of Calgary, Vice Provost, Libraries and Cultural Resources, Calgary, AB, Canada

Mott Community College, Electronic Resources Librarian, Flint, MI

The Eastman School of Music – University of Rochester, Library Technology Analyst/Engineer -204736, Rochester, NY

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

Categories: Library News

Interview with Ken Varnum

Mon, 2017-12-04 13:13

Ken Varnum, editor of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), kindly agreed to meet with me last month when he was in Denver for the 2017 LITA forum. We discussed his early exposure to technology, what he reads for fun, and his vision for the future of ITAL. Below is the interview in its entirety and a copy of the transcript can be found here.

Tell me a little about your background. What did you study in school? Have you always been interested in technology?

“Technology has been a thread through my interests since middle school when I learned BASIC and wrote highly simplistic games on my Atari 800. At Grinnell College, I received a dual degree in history and Russian language, with a lot of political science thrown in (probably a minor had Grinnell offered one). My interest was in Cold War relations and arms control. After a few years working in DC in that area, I went to the University of Michigan to get a Master’s in Russian area studies. By that time, the Soviet Union was no more and the U.S. was in a recession, so I went to library school for a second Master’s degree in Library Studies. This was fortuitous because my first year in that program was the year that HTTP and the graphical web browser were born. While I graduated with a concentration in archival studies, it was the Web and digital technologies that seized my interest and steered my career from then on through a series of jobs leading to my current one, coincidentally at the University of Michigan Library.”

Why were you interested in becoming editor of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL)? What appeals to you about the journal?

“Another running thread through my career has been writing and editing. At my first post-college job I was the production editor of the organization’s quarterly journal. In more recent years, I have written extensively for publication and edited several books, as well as served on several editorial boards (the Code4Lib Journal, a book on discovery systems, and ITAL itself). The opportunity to collaborate with authors to bring together multiple disparate articles or chapters into a cohesive whole is a rare one, and a great deal of fun. When the ITAL editor position became open, it struck me as a fantastic opportunity to marry my avocations interests in editing with my vocational interests in library technology.”

The ALA press release announcing your appointment specifically mentioned your “vision for the future” of ITAL, which resonated with the search committee. Can you share some of your vision with LITA blog readers?

“I view ITAL as an integral part of LITA: it has the potential to showcase the talents and achievements of the library technologists who belong to the organization and provide a platform to highlight the critical importance of technology in library (and cultural memory organizations more broadly). A LITA Task Force created a set of personas to describe LITA’s current and potential membership. ITAL, as a journal, has the potential to provide value to all of those archetypical user groups, while focusing the core readership and authorship. In particular, I am eager to explore areas of overlap between LITA and several closely affiliated ALA divisions — PLA and ACRL in particular, but really all of them. At a time when LITA is looking to expand its reach and influence, ITAL can and should be part of that.

From a more practical standpoint, I would like the editorial board to become an activist one: its members should not only provide the excellent peer review and guidance to authors to maintain the high quality of what we publish, but at the same time can be active representatives of the journal, seeking new content and creating relationships with prospective authors to help them think constructively about writing an article. LITA has a large membership, and the board should help the journal reflect the diversity of our organizational membership and affiliated interests.”

You have written extensively on the intersection of technology and libraries. What is some technology that you think is most helpful or relevant in librarianship today?

“I’m very excited about the triad of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality. I’m honestly not sure exactly what will come of them, in the library setting in particular or in society in general, but I think the possibilities for radical new ways of thinking about the ways libraries provide access to their collections and expertise are incredibly exciting.

I also think we’ve just started to explore what “discovery” can do. Especially in academic campus settings, where the library has the potential to understand a great deal about students, faculty, and their immediate learning/research contexts.”

How do you stay current on new technology?

“Blogs — yes, I still read my RSS feeds in Feedly, though I think that dates me as an Internet dinosaur. Twitter is helpful, as are conferences like LITA Forum. I’m involved in various groups like NISO’s Open Discovery Initiative and Tracking Link Origins, as well as the Summon Product Working Group — those are also helpful for learning what others, both in the U.S. and beyond — are doing.”

Are you working on any research projects right now, or are there any on the horizon?

“For me, research projects and my job have always had significant overlap. My big project at the moment (and it’s been a very long moment, to be honest) is our discovery-to-delivery system. So, over the past few years, my research and thinking has been closely aligned with that. I am also working on and interested in user analytics and the associated concerns.”

In an alternate universe where you did not become a librarian, what would you be?

My first attempt at a career was in U.S.-Soviet relations, diplomacy, and arms control. I was stymied first by the (apparent) end of the Cold War in the early 1990s and a simultaneous recession, where the international relations component be had been temporarily resolved and there was a glut of people on the market with experience and education in the area. So library school — the best place for a liberal arts graduate to land — beckoned. If the Gorbachev years hadn’t happened, and we had a straight line from Andropov to Putin, I imagine I would be in the Foreign Service at this point.

Are you a reader? Fiction or Non-Fiction?

“I am a reader, a mix of fiction and nonfiction, though about 75-25 in favor of fiction at the moment. Science Fiction has always been my favorite, but I also like thrillers and alternative history. In nonfiction, I tend to read Cold War histories and books on cosmology.” 

You are heavily involved on several committees, working groups, and boards. You also write and present extensively- how do you re-charge? Any interesting hobbies?

“Keeping busy with family activities is my main non-professional activity. I have two boys (elementary and middle school), and evenings and weekends are generally busy with their activities. I read, binge-watch (is it bingeing if it’s an episode a night rather than a series a night?) shows on streaming services.”

 

Categories: Library News

Digital Lives and Makerspaces – LITA Webinars

Mon, 2017-12-04 11:39

There’s still time to sign up for LITA’s last two Fall 2017 webinars.

December 6, 2017, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central time

Diversity, Inclusion, and Empowerment in Library Makerspaces
Instructors: Sharona Ginsberg, Learning Technologies Librarian, SUNY Oswego and Lauren Di Monte, Data & Research Impact Librarian, University of Rochester

Register here, courses are listed by date.

     

One oft-overlooked aspect of making and makerspaces is its potential for empowerment, especially among populations that are otherwise marginalized or underrepresented. This 90 minute webinar will discuss why making is important for these populations, and what libraries can do to ensure their makerspaces are safe spaces of diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.

View details and Register here.

December 12, 2017, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central time

Digital Life Decoded: A user-centered approach to cyber-security and privacy
Instructors: Hannah Rainey, Libraries Fellow; Sonoe Nakasone, Lead Librarian for Metadata Technologies; and Will Cross, Director, Copyright & Digital Scholarship Center, all at North Carolina State University.

Register here, courses are listed by date.

        

The current technological and political landscapes have re-ignited conversations and concerns around digital security, privacy, and media literacy. Staff at NCSU developed a project branded as “Digital Life Decoded,” and grounded in substantial user research done in the spring of 2017 that identified three specific issues students were concerned about:

  • Hacking of personal information
  • Consent for use of information
  • Understanding how their information would be shared

View details and Register here.

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

Categories: Library News

Jobs in Information Technology: November 29, 2017

Wed, 2017-11-29 16:50

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

Dayton Metro Library, Web Developer, Dayton, OH

University of Oregon Libraries, Director, Library Technology Services, Eugene, OR

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

Categories: Library News

Double Your Impact to Build A More Inclusive LITA

Tue, 2017-11-28 19:03

Last year we ran our first ever campaigns specifically to raise money to sponsor more diversity in LITA leadership through an additional ALA Emerging Leader, 11 participants in our first AvramCamp for female-identifying individuals, and 6 new attendees at the LITA Forum.

This year, we’re asking you to help continue this investment in future library IT leaders by contributing to #GiveLITA. Even better, this year any amount you donate will be automatically be matched so that you double your impact. Together, we can sponsor twice the number of scholarship recipients to support a continued focus on diversity in library technology positions.

Every LITA Board and staff member has donated, because we believe so strongly in this goal. Donate today to work with us invest in a more inclusive future for our profession.

Categories: Library News

Get Your Digital Life Decoded – a LITA webinar

Tue, 2017-11-28 13:48

Sign up Now for

Digital Life Decoded: A user-centered approach to cyber-security and privacy
Instructors: Hannah Rainey, Libraries Fellow; Sonoe Nakasone, Lead Librarian for Metadata Technologies; and Will Cross, Director, Copyright & Digital Scholarship Center, all at North Carolina State University.
December 12, 2017, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central time

        

The current technological and political landscapes have re-ignited conversations and concerns around digital security, privacy, and media literacy. Staff at NCSU developed a project branded as “Digital Life Decoded,” and grounded in substantial user research done in the spring of 2017 that identified three specific issues students were concerned about:

  • Hacking of personal information
  • Consent for use of information
  • Understanding how their information would be shared

Register here, courses are listed by date.

This 90 minute webinar will cover the process of development, including user research methods and project management. The bulk of the session will be spent walking through the 3 interactive activities from the pop-up programs developed. In addition to sharing methods and lesson learned, this webinar aims heighten the conversation about our professional and personal roles in leading cyber-security and privacy.

View details and Register here.

Discover upcoming LITA webinars and web courses

Diversity, Inclusion, and Empowerment in Library Makerspaces
Offered: December 6, 2017

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the course, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

Categories: Library News

Jobs in Information Technology: November 22, 2017

Wed, 2017-11-22 13:09

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

University at Albany, State University of New York, Web Developer/Designer, Albany, NY

Yale University, Data Librarian, New Haven, CT

University of Denver, Information Technologies Librarian, Denver, CO

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

Categories: Library News

Hear How We’re All Makers – a LITA webinar

Fri, 2017-11-17 10:53

Sign up Now for

Diversity, Inclusion, and Empowerment in Library Makerspaces
Instructors: Sharona Ginsberg, Learning Technologies Librarian, SUNY Oswego and Lauren Di Monte, Data & Research Impact Librarian, University of Rochester
December 6, 2017, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central time

     

One oft-overlooked aspect of making and makerspaces is its potential for empowerment, especially among populations that are otherwise marginalized or underrepresented. This 90 minute webinar will discuss why making is important for these populations, and what libraries can do to ensure their makerspaces are safe spaces of diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. Register here, courses are listed by date. The presenters will each speak from their respective institutional contexts, but they will also provide specific tips and actions librarians can take, regardless of institutional type or budget. The presentation will address issues of accessibility in the sense of eliminating barriers for those with disabilities, and will address inclusion in terms of physical ability, neurodiversity, age, race and ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and community status (i.e. student, faculty, etc.).

View details and Register here.

Discover upcoming LITA webinars and web courses

Digital Life Decoded: A user-centered approach to cyber-security and privacy
Offered: December 12, 2017

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the course, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

Categories: Library News

Jobs in Information Technology: November 8, 2017

Wed, 2017-11-08 17:41

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

Sonoma County Library, DIGITAL LITERACY SPECIALIST – CENTRAL LIBRARY 40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME, Santa Rosa, CA

Sonoma County Library, LIBRARIAN I or II, CHILDREN’S SERVICES – CLOVERDALE 40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME, Santa Rosa, CA

Sonoma County Library, LIBRARIAN I or II, CHILDREN’S SERVICES – ROSELAND 20 HOURS PER WEEK – PART TIME, Santa Rosa, CA

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

Categories: Library News

Spotlight Series: Rebecca McGuire

Mon, 2017-11-06 10:02

Allow me to introduce Rebecca McGuire, Visiting Instructional Tech Specialist at Mortenson Center for International Library Programs.  A division of the University of Illinois Library, the Mortenson Center, provides leadership and technology guidance to libraries throughout the world.  Rebecca shares information about this unique role, her favorite tech blogs, and predictions about the future of libraries. A full transcript of the interview can be found here.

  1. What is your background?

“After getting a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Affairs, I spent a year teaching ESL students in a middle school. I loved teaching, but wanted to do it in a more informal environment, so I decided to get a Master’s in Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois. I also decided to pursue a certificate in Community Informatics, which really opened my eyes to how important access, understanding, and application of technology is to both personal and community development.”

  1. What were some of your early library jobs and how did they prepare you for your current position?

 Rebecca was able to explore and become comfortable with hardware and software, while troubleshooting for the University of Illinois iSchool Tech Help Desk and teaching classes at the Instructional Technology Design Office at the iSchool. “I learned that you don’t necessarily need to be a technology genius or have a Computer Science degree to work with technology in a library setting; you just need to be able to solve problems, find answers, think critically, communicate clearly, and collaborate with people with varying levels of expertise. Also, patience is so important!”

  1. Tell me about your responsibilities as Visiting Instructional Technology Specialist at Mortenson Center for International Library Programs.

 “The Mortenson Center for International Library programs is a small unit within the University of Illinois Library. We’re involved in a variety of projects around the world, and we primarily work with international partners to provide capacity building, professional development programs, and training for librarians from outside of the United States.   My main responsibility is working on a grant-funded project developing an interactive and adaptable Library Leadership Training toolkit for librarians around the world [Strengthening Innovative Library Leaders or SILL]. This foundational 2-day training focuses on Leadership Styles, Communication, Innovation, and Planning. It’s meant to be delivered to public or community library workers at any level. The goal is that this training curriculum is easy to administer, translatable, adaptable to local contexts, and freely available online, even in places with low-bandwidth and limited technology access.”

Rebecca’s Equipment

  1. What does a typical day look like?

 “When I’m working abroad, my days usually consist of trainings, where I help to facilitate the program and also video record the training. When I’m in my office at the University of Illinois, I work on editing videos and photos, creating and editing training materials, building the training toolkit website, and collaborating with training partners. I also coordinate other educational programs and events for the Mortenson Center and design promotional materials.”

  1. Tell me about libraries 10 years from now- what do they look like and what services do they offer?

 “Libraries will always be places where the community can access and learn how to utilize free resources, including print and online materials, computers, and additional technology they need. Now, libraries are becoming places to not only access, but also create content with maker spaces, video and audio studios, new technology, and educational workshops. I also appreciate the trend of libraries serving as community and student collaborative spaces, where all community members are able to work together on projects that are important to them. I also think libraries will continue to leave their physical buildings and grow to meet their community, throughout city busses, parks, community centers, and beyond.”

  1. What was the best advice you received while in school or early in your career?

“Someone gave me the advice to check out current job postings that interested me, then tailor my classes and volunteer experiences to match with the required skills for the jobs I wanted. This really helped me to narrow my focus and ensure that I was learning everything I needed to for a library career that I wanted.”

  1. How do you stay current on new technology?

“I get to help out in the Media Commons of the University of Illinois Undergraduate Library every week, which includes a video studio, audio booth, and multimedia workstations. They always have new emerging technology in the office that they’re testing, so I get to try new technology that can be applied to library settings, like VR. I also love using Lynda.com if I want to explore a program that’s new to me more in depth. In addition, I try to stay current on instructional technology trends by reading blogs and websites such as:

  1. Share technology that you can’t live or couldn’t do your job without.

“WordPress (for our training toolkit website), my Lumix GH4 and Lumix LX100 cameras and various audio recorders to capture trainings, and Canva.com to create polished promotional materials for the Mortenson Center. I also use the Adobe Creative Suite often, especially PremierePro, Lightroom and Illustrator. Also Facebook, because it’s a great way to communicate and stay in touch with librarians I’ve worked with around the world.”

 I’m excited to announce that the next interview will be with Ken Varnum, new editor of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL). Ken will be a speaker at the 2017 LITA Forum in Denver, and has kindly agreed to meet with me to discuss his vision for the future of ITAL, his favorite library technologies, and his early career ambitions in U.S./Soviet relations.

Categories: Library News

Expose your data with Schema.org and JSON-LD – a LITA webinar

Fri, 2017-11-03 17:06

Sign up Now for

Introduction to Schema.org and JSON-LD
Instructor: Jacob Shelby, Metadata Technologies Librarian, North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries
November 15, 2017, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central time

Web search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo are integral to making information more discoverable on the open web. How can you expose data about your organization, its services, people, collections, and other information in a way that is meaningful to these search engines? This session will provide an introduction to both Schema.org and the JSON-LD data format. You’ll learn how to leverage Schema.org and semantic markup to achieve enhanced discovery of information on the open web.

Register here, courses are listed by date.

Topics include an in-depth look at the Schema.org vocabulary, a brief overview of semantic markup with a focus on JSON-LD, and use-cases of these technologies. By the end of the session, you will have an opportunity to apply these technologies through a structured exercise. The session will conclude with resources and guidance for next steps.

View details and Register here.

Discover upcoming LITA webinars and web courses

Diversity and Inclusion in Library Makerspace
Offered: December 6, 2017

Digital Life Decoded: A user-centered approach to cyber-security and privacy
Offered: December 12, 2017

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the course, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

Categories: Library News

Jobs in Information Technology: November 1, 2017

Wed, 2017-11-01 14:59

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

Boston University, University Librarian, Boston, MA

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, AVP, Academic Technology & Director of Libraries, Brooklyn, NY

New Haven Free Public Library, IT Senior Manager (Librarian IV), New Haven, CT

Jacksonville Public Library, Website Manager, Jacksonville, FL

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

Categories: Library News

2017 LITA Forum – Full Schedule Now Live

Fri, 2017-10-27 13:20

The full schedule for the 2017 LITA Forum is now on the website. You can discover sessions of particular interest for yourself by time and day, or subject track, or meeting room. You’re sure to find so many sessions you really want to attend.

2017 LITA Forum
Denver, CO
November 9-12, 2017
#litaforum

Participate with your LITA and library technology colleagues for the excellent networking opportunities at the 2017 LITA Forum.

Register Now!

  • Online registration closes Sunday November 5th, 2017

Conference highlights in addition to all the excellent sessions.

Keynote Speakers:

The Preconference Workshops:

Details

Join us in Denver, Colorado, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center, for the 2017 LITA Forum, a three-day education and networking event featuring 2 preconferences, 2 keynote sessions, more than 50 concurrent sessions and 15 poster presentations. It’s the 20th annual gathering of the highly regarded LITA Forum for technology-minded information professionals. Meet with your colleagues involved in new and leading edge technologies in the library and information technology field. Attendees take advantage of the informal Friday evening reception, networking dinners, game night, and other social opportunities to get to know colleagues and speakers.

Get the latest information, register and book a hotel room at the 2017 Forum Web site.

We thank our LITA Forum Sponsors:

ExLibrisGoogleAtenBiblioCommons

Questions or Comments?

Contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

See you in Denver.

Categories: Library News

Jobs in Information Technology: October 25, 2017

Wed, 2017-10-25 15:03

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

Davidson College, Library Director, Davidson, NC

Northern Arizona University Cline Library, Digital Access Librarian (position 603453), Flagstaff, AZ

California State University, Sacramento. University Library, Head of User Services, Sacramento, CA

Colorado State University Libraries, Head, Digital Repository Unit, Fort Collins, CO

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

Categories: Library News

Discover Altmetrics and Reproducibility at 2 new LITA events

Mon, 2017-10-23 10:49

Don’t miss out on either of these two new LITA continuing education opportunities. First comes a webinar on Altmetrics and then a web course on Reproducibility. Sign up before it’s too late.

The Webinar

Taking Altmetrics to the Next Level in Your Library’s Systems and Services

Instructor: Lily Troia, Engagement Manager, Altmetric
October 31, 2017, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central time

Register here, courses are listed by date

This 90 minute webinar will bring participants up to speed on the current state of altmetrics, and focus in on changes across the scholarly ecosystem. Through sharing of use cases, tips, and open discussion, this session will help participants to develop a nuanced, strategic framework for incorporating and promoting wider adoption of altmetrics throughout the research lifecycle at their institution and beyond.

View details and Register here.

The Web Course

Building Services Around Reproducibility & Open Scholarship

Instructor: Vicky Steeves, Librarian for Research Data Management and Reproducibility, a dual appointment between New York University Division of Libraries and NYU Center for Data Science
November 1 – November 22, 2017

Register here, courses are listed by date

This course will examine, cover and discuss:

  • The discourse around open scholarship.
  • Best practices around use of open source tools, creating an open web presence, preparing research output for publication, and linking those outputs to more traditional publications.
  • The tools that both researchers and librarians are using to engage in open work.

View details and Register here.

Discover upcoming LITA webinars

Introduction to Schema.org and JSON-LD
Offered: November 15, 2017

Diversity and Inclusion in Library Makerspace
Offered: December 6, 2017

Digital Life Decoded: A user-centered approach to cyber-security and privacy
Offered: December 12, 2017

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the courses, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

Categories: Library News

LITA Forum 2017 Preview

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:41

The LITA Membership Development Committee will be moderating another Twitter #LITAchat on October 27, 2017 12:00pm CDT. This month we invite you to participate in discussing the upcoming LITA Forum November 9-12 in Denver. Joining us will be Aimee Fifarek, LITA Past President, to answer questions and talk about some of the exciting speakers and events.

To participate, launch your favorite Twitter client and check out the #LITAchat hashtag. On the web client, just search for #LITAchat and then click “LIVE” to follow along. Ask questions using the hashtag #LITAchat, add your own comments, and even answer questions posed by other participants.

Hope to see you there!

Categories: Library News

Jobs in Information Technology: October 18, 2017

Wed, 2017-10-18 14:44

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

Hunterdon County, County Library Director, Flemington, NJ

Western Michigan University, Web Developer Content Strategist, Kalamazoo, MI

California Historical Society, Project Manager – Teaching California, San Francisco, CA

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

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