LITA Meetings and Interest Group discussion sessions descriptions listed by day, time, alphabetical by name, and multi-division meetings.
Friday, June 23, 3:00pm – 4:00 am
LITA Conference Kickoff
Saturday, June 24, 8:30am – 10:00 am
Linked Library Data Interest Group (ALCTS, LITA)
Location: McCormick Place, South - Room 102
Meeting of the joint ALCTS/LITA interest group
Saturday, June 24, 10:30am – 11:30 am
LITA Altmetrics and Digital Analytics Interest Group - CANCELLED
Location: Hilton Chicago, 2nd floor International North
Due to a family emergency the meeting has been cancelled. Our Apologies.
LITA Instructional Technologies Interest Group
Location: Hilton Chicago, International North
Saturday, June 24, 1:00pm – 2:30 pm
LITA User Experience Interest Group
Location: McCormick Place, West- Room 471b
Universal Accessibility Interest Group Meeting (ACRL, ASCLA, LITA)
Location: Radisson Blu, Baltic & Bering
Joint ACRL/ ASCLA/ LITA working group where members work together on projects related to making all kinds of libraries and library services accessible for users with disabilities.
Saturday, June 24, 3:00pm – 4:00 pm
MARC Format Transition Interest Group (ALCTS LITA)
Location: McCormick Place, South - Room 101
Meeting of the interest group
Sunday, June 25, 1:00pm – 2:30 pm
Electronic Resources Management Interest Group (LITA, ALCTS)
Location: McCormick Place, West - Room 179b
Meeting of the interest group
LITA Drupal4Lib Interest Group
Sunday, June 25 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Location: Hyatt Regency McCormick, Erie
Attend presentations on experiences with Drupal 8; join in a lively discussion of Drupal in libraries, select chair(s) for 2017/2018, and network with other library professionals using Drupal at all skill levels.
Sunday, June 25, 1:00pm – 5:30 pm
Authority Control Interest Group (ALCTS, LITA)
Location: Hilton Chicago, Continental B
The joint LITA/ALCTS Authority Control Interest Group provides a forum for discussion on a variety of issues related to authority control for online catalogs and for international sharing of authority data.
Sunday, June 25, 3:00pm – 4:00 pm
LITA E-rate and CIPA Compliance Interest Group
Location: Hyatt Regency McCormick, Erie
With the E-rate Modernization Order of 2014, more funding for is available for public libraries to improve broadband. This requires CIPA compliance, including filtering. This is an open discussion for libraries interested in or dealing with E-rate, CIPA compliance and filtering.
LITA Heads of Library Technology Interest Group
Location: McCormick Place, West - Room 176c
The Heads of Library Technology Interest Group is a way for people in this position or who aspire to this position in their libraries to network with peers, share stories, and commiserate. The focus this year is working with administrative politics within your library.
LITA Open Source Systems Interest Group
Location: McCormick Place, West - Room 177
Discuss your successes and questions on open source technologies within the library.
Monday, June 26, 10:30pm – 11:30 pm
LITA Game Making Interest Group
LITA Maker Technology Interest Group
Location: McCormick Place, West - Room 474a
Join the LITA Maker Tech Interest Group to discuss how libraries of all types are using 3D printers, micro computers, policies, low cost strategies, and more. Everyone is encouraged to come and participate. This includes sharing what you have done in your library or coming to ask the group questions that you may have.