Library and Information Technology Association

LITA @ ALA Annual 2018 – President’s Program

Join LITA President Andromeda Yelton and welcome Kendra Albert, a technology lawyer and an affiliate research associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, during the 2018 ALA Annual conference.

Nuts and Bolts of Data Visualization – a LITA webinar

Chicago -- In a new LITA webinar understand basic concepts and terminology of data visualization and select appropriate types of visualization to present data effectively.

Nuts and Bolts of Data Visualization
Thursday May 31, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Central Time
Presenter: Vinci Kwong, Head of Library Web Services, Franklin D. Schurz Library, Indiana University South Bend

LITA/PLA AvramCamp 2018 – Sign up now!

Chicago -- Don’t miss this exciting, and affordable, networking and learning opportunity at the upcoming 2018 ALA Annual conference in New Orleans, LA.
 
Friday June 22, 2018, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Morial Convention Center 230

Colby Lewis Wins 2018 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award

Colby Lewis has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Student Writing Award sponsored by Ex Libris Group and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) for her paper titled "The Open Access Citation Advantage: Does It Exist and What Does It Mean for Libraries?" Lewis is a Master of Science in Information candidate at the University of Michigan School of Information.

Heather Moulaison Sandy Wins 2018 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award

Heather Moulaison Sandy has been named the winner of the 2018 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology. Emerald Publishing and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) sponsor the Award, which recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions for their long-term contributions in the area of Library and Information Science technology and its application.
 

Emily Morton-Owens Elected 2019-20 LITA President; Tabatha Farney and Berika S. Williams elected to Board

Emily Morton-Owens, Assistant University Librarian for Digital Library Development and Systems at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, has been elected the 2019-20 president of the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). She will serve as vice-president during 2018-19 and will assume the presidency in July 2019.

LITA Education Call for Proposals

What library technology topic are you passionate about? Have something to teach?
 
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.
 

Richard P. Smiraglia Wins 2018 LITA/OCLC Kilgour Research Award

Richard P. Smiraglia has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology, sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). Dr.