Carterette Series Webinars

Past the Language Barrier – Free Carterette Series Webinar

Past the Language Barrier: Improving Communication Skills with Patrons Learning English as a Second Language Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://goo.gl/ZFaj5L   Description: Whether you are an academic librarian, school librarian, or public librarian, it is likely that you encounter individuals who are in the…

Georgia Library Association

GLA MidWinter Planning Meeting – Deadline to Register 11/29/2017

MidWinter Planning Meeting Middle Georgia State University Professional Science Center 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206 Friday, January 19, 2018 8:30 am – 4:15 pm Directions, campus map, lodging and parking information of Middle Georgia State University: https://www.mga.edu/conference-center/directions.php A parking pass is required for this event and will be shared in your confirmation email. REGISTER…

Georgia Library Association

2018 GLA Election Results

The 2018 GLA officers are: Vice President-President Elect: Jennifer Lautzenheiser; Middle Georgia Regional Library Vice President-Membership: Oscar Gittemeier; Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Secretary: Mary Young; Uncle Remus Regional Library System ALA Councilor: Tamika Barnes; Georgia State University The newly elected officers will join returning officers Fred Smith – President Eli Arnold – Treasurer Ashley Dupuy…

Carterette Series Webinars

More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – Free Webinar

More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon”Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/2KBKHT Description: Wikipedia, the global volunteer-edited reference source, has grown from a scrappy upstart to being regarded (sometimes reluctantly) as a mainstay of our information landscape. But…

Early Bird Registration closes soon for the Georgia Libraries Conference!

Early Bird Registration closes soon for the Georgia Libraries Conference!

Early Bird Registration closes soon for the 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference! Register today at galibcon.org/registration. Georgia Libraries Conference is a joint venture between the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology. The 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference will be held Wednesday, October 4th – Friday, October 6th at the Columbus Convention & Trade…

Georgia Library Association

AEL Formal Mingle: You’ve Got Options: Working as a Special Librarian

GLA’s Atlanta Emerging Librarians are hosting their first formal mingle of 2017! Learn about special libraries and what it takes to be a special librarian. Our presenters will talk about their organizations and their roles as special librarians. Resources will be shared, skills will be discussed, and participants will even have an opportunity to try…

Library Technology Center, University of North Georgia Libraries, Dahlonega Campus in the Spotlight!

Library Technology Center, University of North Georgia Libraries, Dahlonega Campus in the Spotlight!

The Library Technology Center (LTC) opened in the fall of 2008. Almost ten years after opening, changing student needs and the consolidation of two institutions into the University of North Georgia have transformed the original LTC in many ways. Service points, resource locations and student work space changed for the better. Originally two service desks…

The First Annual Central Georgia Libraries Unconference Report

The First Annual Central Georgia Libraries Unconference Report

By Tim Wojcik Ina Dillard Russell Library In an increasingly crowded field of library and information education sector events, Georgia College in Milledgeville hosted the first Central Georgia Libraries Unconference.  It was my first experience with an unconference by such a name.  It was, as the event handout stated, a “low-cost, low-travel professional development opportunity that…