Library and Information Technology Association

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.

Creating an InterDisciplinary Space at Your Library – a LITA webinar

Chicago -- A new LITA webinar on InterDisciplinary spaces is coming soon.

Diversity in Libraries: Creating an InterDisciplinary Space at Meyer Library
Tuesday April 2, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time
Presenter: Jessica Bennett, Instruction and E Learning Librarian at Missouri State University

LITA Learnings: Creating an Interdisciplinary Space and Multimedia Instruction offerings

Chicago -- A webinar and a web course kick off the LITA Spring 2019 continuing education offerings.

Diversity in Libraries: Creating an InterDisciplinary Space at Meyer Library
Tuesday April 2, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time
Presenter: Jessica Bennett, Instruction and E Learning Librarian at Missouri State University

John Price Wilkin wins 2019 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

CHICAGO — John Price Wilkin, Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and University Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named the 2019 winner of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Wilkin will receive a cash award and citation during an ALCTS event at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

LITA Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists

Chicago -- The LITA Committee Recognizing Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction presents the 2019 Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists. The lists are composed of notable children’s and young adult science fiction published in 2018, organized in three age-appropriate categories. The annotated lists are posted on the Science Fiction Notables website.

Making Games and Online Interactive Content – a new LITA web course

Chicago -- Sign up now for the newest LITA web course

Making Games and Online Interactive Content
February 6 – February 27, 2019
Presenter: Ruby Warren, User Experience Librarian, University of Manitoba Libraries

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

Chicago -- There’s still time to sign up now for a new LITA webinar.

Accessibility for All: Screen Readers
Tuesday December 18, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Central Time
Presenter: Kelsey Flynn, Adult Services Associate at both the Joliet Public Library and the White Oak Library District, Illinois

Riko Fluchel named 2018-19 LITA/OCLC Spectrum Scholar

The Library and Information Technology Association and OCLC are funding Riko Fluchel’s participation in the ALA Spectrum Scholars program as part of their commitment to help diversify the library technology field.