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April 26, 2018
  • Two Paths Converge: Designing Educational Opportunities on the Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: ACRL Road Show

    April 26, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Klaus Advanced Computing Building, 266 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA

    The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) is pleased to offer the one-day ACRL Road Show: "Two Paths Converge: Designing Educational Opportunities on the Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy" on April 26, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga, at Georgia Tech’s Klaus Advanced Computing Building.
    The event supports librarians as they embark on new and exciting leadership roles as educators of students, teaching faculty, and administration alike. Participants will explore the theoretical backgrounds of information literacy and scholarly communication; consider examples of work that embodies the intersections; and create action plans to further the intersections at their institutions.
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May 2, 2018
  • Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction

    May 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    In this webinar, the presenter will share ways to integrate images to enhance student engagement and learning.

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May 3, 2018
  • SCAD Atlanta: Artists' Book Symposium

    May 3, 2018
    SCAD Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA

    View SCAD student entries into the 11th Annual Artists' Book Competition and hear from this year's presenters- book artist and conservator, Andrew Huot and book and paper makers, Peter and Donna Thomas.

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    For directions or parking information please email Catherine Manci at
    *This event is free and open to the public 

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GLA Member Resources

Georgia Library Quarterly“Georgia Library Quarterly”
As the official journal of GLA, GLQ is a refereed, open-access journal focusing on library and information science…
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Georgia Library Association Professional DevelopmentProfessional Development
Atlanta Emerging Librarians (GLA) meets 4 times a year for networking events and professional development presentations…
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American Library AssociationAdvocacy for Libraries
Library advocates play a key role in educating our communities about why libraries are essential in an information society.
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