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LITA Offers Camp for Women in Library Technology

June 24, 2017

A multi-racial, multi-lingual group of nearly 40 women gathered on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, for a day of discussion around the roles and challenges of women in library technology. Out of respect for the privacy of the attendees, individual names and other specifics will not be shared.  The intent was to create a genuine safe … Continue reading LITA Offers Camp for Women in Library Technology


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Closing the Gap

June 28, 2015

On Saturday, Michelle Frisque, chief of technology, content, and innovation at Chicago Public Library (CPL), and Luke Swarthout, director of adult education services at New York Public Library (NYPL), led a session titled “A Tale of Two Cities: NYPL and CPL Wi-Fi Lending Projects.” The session, sponsored by the Library Information and Technology Association, offered … Continue reading Closing the Gap


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Library Leaders Talk Tech

February 2, 2015

The Library Information Technology Association’s (LITA) Top Technology Trends panel convened on Sunday at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Chicago, with five librarians and library professionals each offering two tech trends impacting libraries. Marshall Breeding, an independent consultant and editor of Library Technology Guides and the Smart Libraries Newsletter, Carli Spina, emerging … Continue reading Library Leaders Talk Tech