Library Technology Guides

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April 12, 2018

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

September 28, 2017

Library and Information Technology Association. Ken Varnum Appointed new ITAL Editor. Ken Varnum, Senior Program Manager for Discovery, Delivery, and Library Analytics at the University of Michigan Library, has been appointed as the new editor of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), the Library and Information Technology Association's refereed, open access journal. His term will run through June 30, 2020. [Full Announcement].

June 11, 2017

Library and Information Technology Association. Call for chapter proposals: Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know. You are invited to submit a chapter proposal for the second edition of the successful and positively-reviewed 2014 book published by ALA, The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know. Chapter proposals are due July 15, 2017, and may be submitted via the chapter proposal form. [Full Announcement].

June 30, 2015

Library and Information Technology Association. ALA appoints Jenny Levine next LITA Executive Director. The American Library Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Jenny Levine as the Executive Director of the Library and Information Technology Association, a division of the ALA, effective August 3, 2015. Ms. Levine has been at the American Library Association since 2006 as the Strategy Guide in ALA’s Information Technology and Telecommunications Services area, charged with providing vision and leadership regarding emerging technologies, development of services, and integration of those services into association and library environments. [Full Announcement].

March 13, 2012

Library and Information Technology Association. G. Sayeed Choudhury named recipient of 2012 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library Technology. G. Sayeed Choudhury named recipient of 2012 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library Technology. The award is given for research relevant to the development of information technologies, especially work which shows promise of having positive and substantive impact on any aspect(s) of the publication, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information, or the processes by which information and data is manipulated and managed. [Full Announcement].

March 17, 2010

Library and Information Technology Association. Marshall Breeding named 2010 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner. Marshall Breeding has been named the winner of the 2010 LITA/Library Hi Tech award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology. Emerald Group Publishing Limited and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) sponsor the award. [Full Announcement].