Last LITA Post

The LITA blog has been a great way to explore tech topics within librarianship, while supporting an organization that I admire. You can find my latest post here where I highlight LITA’s open-access, peer reviewed journal: Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL). This will also be my last post, I have enjoyed this volunteer work immensely … More Last LITA Post

Spotlight Series

The second post in my LITA interview series is with Rebecca McGuire, Tech Specialist for the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, a division of the University of Illinois.  Rebecca has a really unique role where she assists with a 2-day leadership training program called Strengthening Innovative Library Leaders (SILL).  Through group exercises, lectures, and … More Spotlight Series

Next LITA Series

For my next series of posts on LITA, I came up with something that I would want to read: tech librarian stories. How they got where they are, what their daily (work) lives look like, how they stay current, and technology that they can’t live without. My first interview is with the head of tech … More Next LITA Series

Lost Art Series

I am a new, regular contributor to LITA [Library Information Technology Association] and published my first post Monday. The “Lost Art” series will examine a tech tool and the way that it improves communication and encourages connections between users and the library. My first post, “The Lost Art of Conversation,” focuses on podcasts, specifically the … More Lost Art Series

Get Involved

A few years after receiving my MILS, I am still looking for the ideal position. Maybe the “perfect position” doesn’t exist but I am determined to work in a library or as an advocate for library issues. Until that happens I am doing my best to stay informed and active by writing (one of the … More Get Involved