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The Library Information Technology Association (LITA) invites you to share your expertise with a national audience! LITA offers online learning programs on technology-related topics of interest to LITA Members and to the wider American Library Association audience.
The Library and Information Technology Association released its first Excellence in Children's and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists at the American Library Association's Midwinter Meeting in Denver. The annotated Lists are designed to assist children, their parents, and librarians in selecting books that use (future) science and technology rather than fantasy or magic.
The selections focus on titles with the most interest and appeal to three age groups.
CHICAGO — Larry P. Alford, chief librarian at the University of Toronto, has been named the 2018 winner of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Alford will receive a cash award and citation during the ACRL President’s Program on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans.
Named in honor of one of the pioneers of library automation, the Atkinson Award recognizes an academic librarian who has made significant contributions in the area of library automation or management and has made notable improvements in library services or research.
Aisha Conner-Gaten, intersectional librarian, activist, and tech enthusiast working at the William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, has been selected as one of two LITA-sponsored Emerging Leaders for 2018.
The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) and Baker & Taylor are accepting applications for the LITA/Christian (Chris) Larew Memorial Scholarship for those who plan to follow a career in library and information technology, demonstrate potential leadership, and hold a strong commitment to library automation. The winner will receive a $3,000 check and a citation. The application form is open through March 1, 2018.