Georgia Library Association

Free Webinar 11/14/12: RDA: Are We There Yet?

The Georgia Library Association is pleased to announce the November 2012 session of the Carterette Series Webinars. The Carterette Series is a bi-monthly educational webinar series highlighting 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… Continue Reading Free Webinar 11/14/12: RDA: Are We There Yet?

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GLA Scholarship Raffle (Winners for Not Present to Win Prizes)

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the GLA Scholarship Raffle at COMO this year. We raised $4,420.00 and can fully fund both the Beard and Hubbard Scholarships for 2012. To follow is a list of the winners of the prizes that you did not need to be present to win. Please contact… Continue Reading GLA Scholarship Raffle (Winners for Not Present to Win Prizes)

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October Professional and Continuing Education List

October 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 October Professional and Continuing Education List

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GLA Academic Division Officers for 2013

The GLA Academic Division is pleased to announce the election results for the 2013 officers.  The new officers are as follows: Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect: Rhonda McCoy Secretary:La Loria Konata ACRL Representative:Sarah Steiner We congratulate all who ran in this year’s contest. Thank you for your interest in keeping the GLA Academic Division a vital and relevant professional group.

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Plight of the Georgia Archives Made the NY Times!

No doubt, everyone is busily preparing for GaCOMO, but let’s not forget to keep the heat on our elected officials regarding the closure of the Georgia Archives which is still slated for November 1! The New York Times has just published an excellent overview of the plight of state archives in these, let’s say “interesting… Continue Reading Plight of the Georgia Archives Made the NY Times!

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Joint Letters from GAIT, GLA and GLMA to Oppose Closing Georgia Archives

The fabulous, and tireless, GLA President, Liz Bagley, would like to share the joint letters from GAIT, GLA, and GLMA that she hand delivered to the State Capitol this morning. The letters are addressed to Governor Nathan Deal and Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp, and they set out the associations’ opposition to the closure… Continue Reading Joint Letters from GAIT, GLA and GLMA to Oppose Closing Georgia Archives

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A Pledge and A Call to Continue Advocacy

Today, Governor Nathan Deal, addressing an audience of eighty supporters of the Georgia Archives, pledged to “make sure the archives stay open.” It appears that no further details were offered at the time, and the Governor’s staff had not expected anything near this level of attendance at the signing of a proclamation to celebrate October… Continue Reading A Pledge and A Call to Continue Advocacy