Conferences

LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Top Technology Trends

Chicago -- If you’re going to ALA Annual in Washington, DC, don’t miss the latest Top Tech Trends panel.

LITA Top Technology Trends
Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Location: Washington Convention Center, 146A

New books, products, special events from ALA Publishing at Annual Conference in Washington DC

Shop and browse the ALA Store at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition for products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs—as well as fun gift items. Located near the main entrance to the Exhibit Hall on the lower level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the ALA Store hours are:

Michael Stephens encourages wholehearted librarianship

CHICAGO — Of his earlier book, Against the Grain raved, “Reading this book brings a sense of hope, inspiration, and excitement for what the future holds for the new generation of hyperlinked librarians entering our profession.” Now Michael Stephens is back with a newly curated collection of succinct writings that will refresh your view of the profession and invigorate your work: “Wholehearted Librarianship: Finding Hope, Inspiration, a

LITA AvramCamp, a 2019 ALA Annual Preconference

Chicago -- Register now for this unique and affordable LITA workshop at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC

LITA AvramCamp 2019
Friday June 21, 2019, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Washington Convention Center, Room 150A

Author Ann Patchett to speak at 2019 PLA Member Welcome Breakfast

CHICAGO -- The New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett will be the special guest speaker, courtesy of HarperCollins, at the Public Library Association's (PLA) Member Welcome Breakfast at the 2019 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, DC.  PLA President Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne, PhD will host the Breakfast during which PLA will also recognize the recipients of its 20

LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Science Fiction Authors

Chicago -- Join the LITA Imagineering Interest Group at the LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Science Fiction Authors program.

Agency, Consent, and Power in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Saturday, June 22, 2019 – 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Washington Convention Center, 146B

Academic librarians gathering in Cleveland, April 10-13, to discuss their role in rapidly changing higher education landscape

CHICAGO — Academic and research librarians and libraries are essential to a thriving global community of learners and scholars. As students, faculty, and staff change the way they consume information, academic libraries are also transforming to ensure success across the higher education community.

More than 3,000 academic and research librarians and library workers will gather April 10-13 in Cleveland to discuss the many ways that library professionals are re-inventing themselves to stay on the cutting edge.

LITA AvramCamp 2019, an ALA Annual Preconference

Chicago -- Save the date and register now to participate in a unique and affordable LITA workshop.

LITA AvramCamp 2019, at the upcoming
ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
Friday June 21, 2019, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

LITA ALA Annual Precons: Active and Engaging

Chicago -- If you’re attending the 2019 ALA Annual Conference, join us for one of our practical workshops and check out all the LITA programming at Annual including the thought-provoking LITA President’s Program.