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ACRL Webinar Viewing Parties

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 University of Georgia in Athens, Augusta University in Augusta, University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia Highlands College in Cartersville, Agnes Scott College in Decatur, and Armstrong State University in Savannah. Directions and parking information will be sent about a week before the viewings.

Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Fighting Fake News with the ACRL Framework
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Carterette Series Webinars

Highlighting Trends, Innovation, and Best Practices in Georgia Libraries

In June of 2010, members of the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Public Library Service launched this bi-monthly educational webinar series. The series highlights trends, innovation, and best practices in libraries. The free sessions are open to interested parties from all geographic (and astral) locations. Topics are chosen to be of interest to students and employees from all library types, and each session is approved for one Georgia Continuing Education (CE) contact hour.

(Formerly known as the Wednesday Webinars, the series was renamed to honor founding member Pat Carterette, who passed away in January of 2011.)

Georgia Libraries Conference (formerly Ga COMO)

The annual joint conference of the Georgia Library Association, the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology and the Southeastern Library Association. Keynote addresses and presentations in all areas, as well as great networking opportunities, an exhibit hall and a raffle to support GLA scholarships. Information about previous conferences is archived.

The 2017 conference will be held on October 4-6 in Columbus, Georgia.

Please visit Georgia Libraries Conference 2017 website for more information. and to register.

Georgia Library Day

Georgia Library Day is held each year during the legislative session. The Georgia Library Association, in cooperation with the Georgia Library Media Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology, holds this event for librarians and other library advocates to visit legislators face to face to urge them to support Georgia libraries.

Georgia Library Day 2017 - February 21, 2017

GLA Midwinter Meeting

Every member of GLA is invited and encouraged to attend this kickoff to map out the activities of GLA for the year, as well as beginning the work of divisions, committees and interest groups in planning for COMO programs. If you've always meant to get involved in your state professional organization, this is your opportunity to make a difference!

The Midwinter Meeting was held on December 14-15, 2016 at Clayton State University.


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