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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, and expertise, and advocacy that advances and sustains library services throughout the state of Georgia.

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GLA Events Listing

March 30, 2018
  • Research and Assessment Interest Group Meeting

    March 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Odum Library, Valdosta State University, 1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31698, USA

    10:30 - 11:30 Opening Session Librarians as Research Practitioners
    11:30 - 2:30  Lightning talks and breakout discussions.

    Lunch will be provided for in person participant. 

    Registration for in-person attendance:

    Registration for online attendance:

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April 6, 2018
  • GLA ILL Interest Group Meet-up

    April 6, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Robert W. Woodruff Library, 111 James P Brawley Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA

    The GLA ILL Interest Groupis hosting their first meet-up of 2018 at the Atlanta University Center’sRobert W. Woodruff Library on April 6, 2018 at 1:30pm. This meet-up will be agreat opportunity for Interlibrary loan practitioners to get to know each otherand talk about Resource Sharing. This meet-up will also be a chance forinterested ILL practitioners to see how the library’s ILL department is usingTipasa. 

    Light refreshments will be served.  


    If you have any questions about the meet-up, email us at

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April 8, 2018


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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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.

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