Library and Information Technology Association

Solidarity in Words, Solidarity in Action

An election is one of the strongest forms of democracy in action. As such, it should also be one of our most joyful celebrations. The year’s particularly divisive campaign, however, revealed a chasm of which many of us were not fully aware.

It's Almost LITA Forum Time!


Chicago -- Online registration for the 2016 LITA Forum closes at midnight, Sunday November 13, 2016. Join your LITA and library technology colleagues, November 17-20, 2016 for the 2016 LITA Forum

Submit a Nomination for the Prestigious Kilgour Technology Research Award

CHICAGO — The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and OCLC, Inc. invite nominations for the 2017 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology. The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2016.

LIS Students: Apply for the LITA/Ex Libris Writing Award

CHICAGO — The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program. Sponsored by LITA and Ex Libris, the award consists of $1,000, publication in LITA’s refereed journal, Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) and a certificate.

Work Smarter with “Online Productivity Tools”

Chicago -- Work smarter with  "Online Productivity Tools: Smart Shortcuts and Clever Tricks" the latest LITA webinar as presented by Jaclyn McKewan, to be given on Tuesday November 8, 2016, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central Time.

2016 LITA Forum - 3 Amazing Keynotes


Chicago -- This year's LITA Forum has three amazing keynotes you won't want to miss. Join your LITA and library technology colleagues for the 2016 LITA Forum, November 17-20, 2016

Learn “Online Productivity Tools” – a LITA webinar


Chicago -- Learn about "Online Productivity Tools: Smart Shortcuts and Clever Tricks" as presented by Jaclyn McKewan, at this LITA webinar to be given on Tuesday November 8, 2016, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central Time.

2016 LITA Forum early bird rates extended

 
Chicago -- LITA has extended the members early bird registration rate another two weeks for the 2016 LITA Forum and save $50.
 
Fort Worth, TX 
November 17-20, 2016
 
LITA Forum early bird rates will now end October 14, 2016.
 
Join us in Fort Worth, Texas, at the

Social Media For My Institution – a new LITA web course

Chicago -- Sign up for the new LITA web course Social Media For My Institution: from “mine” to “ours”. Delivered by instructor Dr. Plamen Miltenoff on Wednesdays, 10/19/2016 – 11/9/2016. This will be a blended format web course consisting of both weekly live webinars and an online web course platform.

Using Google Statistics for your Repository – a new LITA webinar

 
Chicago - LITA announces an exciting new webinar Beyond Usage Statistics: How to use Google Analytics to Improve your Repository. Join presenter: Hui Zhang on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central Time.