[Editor’s Note: Posted on behalf of Ann Hamilton, GLA’s ALA Councilor. Please direct questions/nominations to Shumeca Pickett at the contact information below.] The John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award honors intellectual freedom fighters in and outside the library profession who have demonstrated remarkable personal courage in resisting censorship. The award consists of $500 and a citation.… Continue Reading Call for Nominations for the John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award
The Library at the campus of Riverside Military Academy is located on the shores of Lake Lanier, named for poet Sidney Lanier, in Gainesville, Georgia. Riverside Military Academy, founded in 1907, is one of the premier college preparatory academies for young men in grades 7-12. The Riverside vision began with two Gainesville businessmen and professors,… Continue Reading Riverside Military Academy in the Spotlight!
December Professional and Continuing Education List Welcome to the Professional and Continuing Education Interest Group monthly announcement for continuing education opportunities. This email contains a listing of conferences, webinars, and other ways to learn more about librarianship. Events requiring a registration fee are designated by a ($). This list is also available on the Georgia… Continue Reading December Professional and Continuing Education List
We LOVE libraries! If you love libraries too then get yourself, your family, and your coworkers a calendar. All proceeds donated to the Georgia Library Association’s Beard Scholarship. Calendars can be purchased at Java Monkey in Decatur, GA ($20) or online ($25). [Editor’s note: The Libraries Are Such a Drag calendar was conceived and coordinated… Continue Reading Libraries Are Such A Drag Fundraising Calendar Now Available
Reese LibraryAugusta State UniversityAugusta, Georgia Augusta State University’s Reese Library provides access to a broad range of learning resources in various formats inside and outside the boundaries of the traditional classroom. Reese Library traces its roots to the library of the Junior College of Augusta. In 1960, the library was relocated to a remodeled warehouse… Continue Reading ASU’s Reese Library in the Spotlight!
The Fall 2012 issue of the GLQ has been published to http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/We hope you enjoy the issue, which includes a peer-reviewed paper on e-books and two My Own Private Library columns. Please find below a linked Table of Contents, for your convenience.The next deadline for submission of materials is December 1, 2012.–Jeff Heck Editor, GLQComplete… Continue Reading GLQ Fall 2012 Is Available
Sign up now to take part in the advocacy workshop sponsored by Friends of the Georgia Archives (FOGAH) at the Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting. Training will be conducted by Joe Tanner of Tanner and Associates and will cover how to contact your representative so that your voice will be heard! The training is… Continue Reading Friends of the GA Archives Advocacy Workshop (11/08/2012)
As we were very happy to learn, things are looking up for the Georgia Archives, but there is still a long way to go in terms of restoring funding lost over the last few years, increasing public access hours, etc. Maybe you saying to yourself, “Well, that’s great, but how can I help?” Ponder no… Continue Reading Looking For Ways to Help the Georgia Archives?
Piedmont Regional Library SystemWinder, Georgia The Piedmont Region consists of three counties, Banks, Barrow and Jackson. The Piedmont Regional Library System is located northeast of Atlanta and surrounded by Hall County, Athens Regional, Uncle Remus, Gwinnett and Northeast Georgia Regional libraries. As one local advocate said, “How can we help but be a successful library… Continue Reading Piedmont Regional Library System in the Spotlight!
Not enough details in this article to let loose with any sort of victory cry, but it’s definitely good news! Looks like some funding will be restored to the Georgia Archives. Enough to keep it open at its current public access hours through the rest of FY 2012. At the beginning of the new fiscal… Continue Reading Georgia Archives Gets a Temporary Reprieve