LITA 101 Orientation - for ALA Annual 2013


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Orientation to LITA for the American Library Association meeting 2013.

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LITA 101 Orientation - for ALA Annual 2013

  1. 1. LITA 101ALA Annual 2013Friday, June 28, 3-4pmMcCormick Place CC, Room S401 B-C
  2. 2. Library InformationTechnology AssociationWhat are YOU passionate about?
  3. 3. LITA’s VisionAs the center of expertise about informationtechnology, the Library and InformationTechnology Association (LITA) leads inexploring and enabling new technologies toempower libraries.LITA members use the promise oftechnology to deliver dynamic librarycollections and services.
  4. 4. What Does LITA do?
  5. 5. Programming LITA National Forum November 7-10, 2013in Louisville, KY Programs at ALAAnnual Conference Top Tech Trends President’s Program Many more!
  6. 6. Programs at Annual 2013
  7. 7. IG Programs at Annual 2013
  8. 8. Education Continuing Education activities Online classes Regional Institutes Pre-conferences Webinars
  9. 9. AdvocacyLITA advocates for and participates in theadoption oflegislation, policies, technologies andstandards that promote equitable accessto information and technology.
  10. 10. Publishing Books Published throughALA Editions Journal ITAL (InformationTechnology & Libraries) In 2012, ITAL moved toan open-access, e-platform
  11. 11. Awards Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award Frederick G. Kilgour Award forResearch in Library and InformationTechnology LITA / Ex Libris Student Writing Award LITA / Library Hi Tech Award forOutstanding Communication forContinuing Education in Library andInformation Science
  12. 12. Scholarships LITA / Christian Larew MemorialScholarship in Library and InformationTechnology LITA / OCLC Minority Scholarship inLibrary and Information Technology LITA / LSSI Minority Scholarship inLibrary and Information Technology
  13. 13. LITA Job Site
  14. 14. Networking! LITA-L mailing list Website, blog, socialmedia Committees Interest Groups Social activities at ALAAnnual and Midwinter
  15. 15. How can YOU get involved?
  16. 16. Committees Assessment and Research Committee Bylaws and Organization Committee Education Committee Frederick G. Kilgour Award Committee Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award Committee Interest Group Chair Committee International Relations Committee LITA / Ex Libris Student Writing Award Committee LITA / Hi Tech Award Committee LITA / OCLC and LITA / LSSI Minority Scholarships Committee LITA / Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship Committee
  17. 17. Committees Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information (MARBI) Committee Membership Development Committee National Forum Planning Committee Nominating Committee Program Planning Committee Publications Committee ITAL Editorial Board Technology and Access Committee Top Technology Trends Committee Web Coordinating Committee
  18. 18. Interest Groups Accessibility Authority Control (LITA / ALCTS) Cloud Computing and Virtualization Distance Learning Drupal4Lib Electronic Resources Management (LITA / ALCTS) Emerging Technologies Game Making Heads of Library Technology Imagineering
  19. 19. Interest Groups Instructional Technology Internet Resources and Services Library Code Year (LITA / ALCTS) Library Consortia Automated Systems Linked Library Data (LITA / ALCTS) MARC Formats Transition (LITA / ALCTS) Mobile Computing Next Generation Catalog Open Source Systems
  20. 20. Interest Groups Public Library Technology Search Engine Optimization Standards Technology and Industry Transliteracy
  21. 21. Want to Start an Interest Group?
  22. 22. LITA Happy HourSunday June 30th5:30-8:00 pmFado Irish Pub, upstairs100 W Grand Ave
  23. 23. Discuss!Get involved!Photo Credits: Eprahs, Adventures in Librarianship, Vacekrae, DavidKing,Cindiann, Pix4LITA, Griffey, Susan Sharpless Smith