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August 13, 2020
  • DLG Free webinar: Audiovisual Digitization

    August 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Online

    Moving image and sound recordings areubiquitous both in modern life and in collecting institutions. The fragilityand difficulty of creating access to these formats makes audiovisual materialsexcellent candidates for digitization both for access and preservation. Yetaudiovisual digitization workflows and processes can be complex. During thesession, the speakers will address best practices, workflows, and strategiesfor the successful digitization of audiovisual materials including theoutsourcing of reformatting.

    Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_T3_VoF-vRO21H_r6OLJ_bw

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August 21, 2020
  • Book Conservation for Circulating and Reference Collections

    August 21, 2020 - August 23, 2020 @ 
    Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Rd, Morrow, GA 30260, USA

    These workshops are for anyone who works in cultural heritageinstitutions, libraries, museums, galleries, or just has an interest inlearning on how to best look after their own objects. The workshops are set ata foundational level and no prior experience or training is required. Join usfor as few as one or as many as three workshops to gain a greater understandingof book and paper conservation/preservation and how to best look after yourtreasures!

     

    Registration fees include all materials, and lunch and snacks willbe provided.

     

    Location: Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA (Greater Atlanta)

     

    For more information and to register: http://www.cvent.com/d/8hqvbq

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August 22, 2020
  • Book Conservation for Circulating and Reference Collections

    August 21, 2020 - August 23, 2020 @ 
    Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Rd, Morrow, GA 30260, USA

    These workshops are for anyone who works in cultural heritageinstitutions, libraries, museums, galleries, or just has an interest inlearning on how to best look after their own objects. The workshops are set ata foundational level and no prior experience or training is required. Join usfor as few as one or as many as three workshops to gain a greater understandingof book and paper conservation/preservation and how to best look after yourtreasures!

     

    Registration fees include all materials, and lunch and snacks willbe provided.

     

    Location: Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA (Greater Atlanta)

     

    For more information and to register: http://www.cvent.com/d/8hqvbq

    See more details

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GLA Member Resources

Georgia Library Quarterly“Georgia Library Quarterly”
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Georgia Library Association Professional DevelopmentProfessional Development
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Why Join GLA?

During its rich 100-year history, Georgia Library Association (GLA) members have united to discuss common interests and to meet the challenges facing libraries. To this day, these talented individuals continue to contribute their hard work, diverse talents, and strong leadership in shaping the future of Georgia’s libraries.

GLA’s strength has been built on its membership, which now includes more than 800 librarians, trustees, paraprofessionals and friends representing school, public, academic and special libraries across the state of Georgia. Joining GLA means becoming part of the tradition of innovative librarianship. GLA welcomes additional members to bring fresh ideas, new energy, and their own rich histories of library experience.