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…

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…

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…

Carterette Series Webinars

Carterette Series Webinars – Censorship: It’s Not Just For Books!

Censorship: It’s Not Just For Books!Wednesday, August 30, 20172pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  https://goo.gl/dLaAykDescription:   When you hear about censorship in libraries, you may automatically wonder what YA book is under attack this time.  However, many of the challenges to intellectual freedom we’re facing go well beyond books.  Online resources, speakers…

Georgia Library Association

ACRL Webinar Viewing Party: Fighting Fake News with the ACRL Framework – August 2, 2017.

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to two free ACRL webinar viewing parties.  Please register for one or both of the webinars using the links below so that we can let our host locations know how many to expect. Viewing parties will be held simultaneously at the…

Georgia Library Association

1st Annual Central Georgia Libraries Unconference – July 28, 2017

The Russell Library of Georgia College invites you to the 1st Annual Central Georgia Libraries UnconferenceGrow Local: Cultivating a Culture of Professional Development in Central Georgia Libraries   Friday July 28, 2017   9am-4:30pmRussell Library: Georgia College & State University  Milledgeville, Georgia #growgalibs This event invites professional and support staff at academic and public libraries within the…

Georgia Library Association

MLS Programs Fair on Saturday July 29th at Oglethorpe

The 2017 MLS Programs Fair, coordinated jointly by the Metro-Atlanta Library Association and GLA’s New Members Round Table, will take place on Saturday, July 29th from 2:00-3:30pm at Oglethorpe University. There will be information available for MLS programs around the U.S., including:• Drexel University• Florida State University• Middle Tennessee State University• University of Alabama• University…