Library Consortia Automated Systems Interest Group


To provide a forum for discussing emerging trends in technology and their impact on library consortia and their supporting structures.


Jon-Mark Mark Bolthouse (Chair, July 1, 2005, to June 30, 2013)
Melissa Prentice (Liaison, July 1, 2009, to March 10, 2014)
Valerie Edmonds-Merritt (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to May 1, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2010. Last retrieved on 10/06/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


Interest groups are completely self-initiated and not appointed by LITA officers.  Membership consists of any number of participants and is open to LITA members.  The leadership of each group is selected by the group.

Conference Activities

Midwinter 2015

The Library Consortia Automated Systems Interest Group will meet, Sunday, February 1, 2015 from 10:30 -11:30, At Hyatt Regency McCormick -Jackson Park/CC 10C. This is an open discussion for those of us using shared systems in the consortia environment.  Bring your activities and your questions to share with others who are (more or less) like you.


The Library Consortia Automated Systems Interest Group was established in 1988 as the Library Consortia Integrated Systems Interest Group.  It was renamed  in 1989.  The group was renewed in 1991, 1993, 1997 and 2001.  To contribute information about the history of this interest group, contact LITA's Web Coordinating Committee at

Get Involved

Interest groups are open to all LITA members.  Conference attendance is not required.  To join a group, contact the chair, attend meetings, and get involved with their activities and discussions.  See contact information in the above roster by logging into the site and clicking your browser refresh button.  If you need help, contact the LITA office at

Staff Liaison

Mark Beatty
Phone: (312) 280-4268