The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), conducted the Top Tech Trends panel at the 2008 ALA Annual conference in July. Consisting of ten library technology experts, including two virtual participants, the key topics discussed included:
- Open source software and APIs
- Increasing demands on bandwidth and infrastructure from streaming audio and video
- Growing usage of mobile devices
- Future of bibliographic control
The full audio of the Top Tech Trends panel is posted at the LITA blog.