LITA Events at ALA Midwinter Meeting

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LITA Schedule of meetings and events with locations and rooms at ALA Midwinter [pdf]  

Visit the LITA Wiki to find out what the Interest Groups are discussing at Midwinter.


LITA Midwinter Workshop: User Centered Design for Digital Projects

Friday, January 23, 2009, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Grand Hyatt, Mt. Sopris room

Workshop registrants: please complete the program evaluation:

Learn about design process for managing digital projects in libraries, usability theory and methodology.Includes: staff skills and responsibilities, artifacts of the design process, communication channels, Web technologies and standards Receive practical steps to implement a design process in your own library plus a copy of Brenda Reeb's latest book, Design Talk: Understanding the roles of usability practitioners, web designers, and web developers in user centered web design (soon to be released by ACRL).

Speaker: Brenda Reeb, University of Rochester Libraries


LITA member: $220
ALA member: $315
Nonmember: $495


LITA Happy Hour

Friday, January 23, 2009

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join the LITA Membership Development Committee and members from around the country for networking, good cheer, and great fun! Expect lively conversation and excellent drinks.

Lodo's Bar & Grill
1946 Market Street
Denver, CO, 80202


LITA President-Elect Michelle Frisque invites LITA members to the LITA Town Meeting

Monday, January 26, 2009
8:00 am - 10:00 am, Colorado Convention Center, Korbel Ballroom 2C

Meet your fellow LITA members, and participate in a conversation about  what role LITA plays in the larger information, association, community-building, and technology- related landscape. What makes LITA unique? Special guests from other organizations that are involved in the technology related landscape will also attend and participate in the discussion.

Matt Barnes and associates from R2 have graciously offered their services and will be facilitating the discussion.

Other participating organizations include:

American Society for Information Sciences & Technology (ASIS&T)
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Digital Library Federation
Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)