Georgia Library Association. Empowering libraries for more than 100 years.

The Georgia Library Association’s (GLA) mission is to provide leadership in empowering and supporting library and information professionals, and the diverse library community. GLA promotes professional growth, fosters innovation, creativity, expertise, and advocacy that advances and sustains library services throughout the state of Georgia.

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GLA Events Listing

April 14, 2021
  • Career Conversations with Dr. Tonya Moore

    April 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join GLA Black Caucus   on Wednesday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m. for Career Conversations with Dr. Tonya Moore, Director of Career Services at Gordon State College. 

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April 21, 2021
  • Women of Wikipedia Editathon

    April 21, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Women of Wikipedia—the 6th annual Emory Libraries editathon dedicated to improving Wikipedia articles about notable women—will be held on Wednesday, April 21 from 3-5 p.m. online via Zoom. Participants will learn how to edit the content of Wikipedia articles related to women of all races, nationalities, and ethnicities (including transgender and nonbinary individuals) who have made significant contributions to their field. 

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    Zoom link will be emailed to registrants

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April 23, 2021
  • Southern University and College Academic Business Librarians Conference (SOUCABL)

    April 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Are you an academic librarian with liaison responsibilities in business, finance, or entrepreneurship? In the Southern US? If so, the Southern University and College Academic Business Librarians Conference (SOUCABL) is for you! SOUCABL is a great opportunity to meet other information professionals, develop your regional network of colleagues, share ideas, and brainstorm solutions.

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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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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.