May 18, 2022

A New Issue (Vol 38, No 2) of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) is Now Available Online

Information Technology and Libraries (Vol 38, No 2) was posted online today.

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Letter from the Editor (June 2019)
by Kenneth J. Varnum

Moving Forward with LITA
by Bohyun Kim

Digital Faculty Development
by Cinthya Ippoliti

Online Ticketed-Passes
A Mid-Tech Leap in What Libraries Are For
by Jeffrey Davis


No Need to Ask
Creating Permissionless Blockchains of Metadata Records
by Dejah Rubel

50 Years of ITAL/JLA
A Bibliometric Study of Its Major Influences, Themes, and Interdisplinarity
by Brady Lund

Weathering the Twitter Storm
Early Uses of Social Media as a Disaster Response Tool for Public Libraries During Hurricane Sandy
by Sharon Han

“Good Night, Good Day, Good Luck”
Applying Topic Modeling to Chat Reference Transcripts
by Megan Ozeran, Piper Martin

Information Security in Libraries
Examining the Effects of Knowledge Transfer
by Tonia San Nicolas-Rocca, Richard J Burkhard


From “an” Identifier to “the” Identifier
by Theo van Veen

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About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.