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What library technology topic are you passionate about? Have something to
The Library Information Technology Association (LITA) invites you to share
your expertise with a national audience! For years, LITA has offered online
learning programs on technology-related topics of interest to LITA Members
and wider American Library Association audience.
*Submit a proposal by April 30th, 2018*
to teach a webinar, webinar series, or online course for Summer/Fall 2018.
We seek and encourage submissions from underrepresented groups, such as
women, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities.
All topics related to the intersection of technology and libraries are
welcomed. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
- Privacy and analytics
- Data librarianship
- Technology spaces
- Ethics and access
- Project management
- Augmented and virtual reality
- Data-driven decision-making
- Tech design for social justice
- Diversity in library technology
- Collection assessment metrics beyond CPU
- Government information and digital preservation
Instructors receive a *$500 honorarium for an online course or $150 for
webinars*, split among instructors. For more information, access the online
submission form <http://www.ala.org/lita/teach-lita-program-proposal-form>.
Check out our list of current and past course offerings
<http://www.ala.org/lita/learning/online> to see what topics have been
Proposals will be evaluated by the LITA Education Committee and will be
assigned a committee liaison. That person is responsible for contacting you
no later than 30 days after your submission to provide feedback.
We’re looking forward to a slate of compelling and useful online education
programs this year!
*Questions or Comments?*
For all other questions or comments related to the Education Call for
Proposals, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, [log in to unmask]
Ally Williams, M.Ed.
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