By Sybil McNeil Willet Memorial Library at Wesleyan College is transitioning. A library on a small women’s college campus has opportunities for service that larger libraries cannot offer. Librarians pride themselves on their personal service to students, whether it be in the form of supplying coffee and tea or just “listening.” More importantly, they offer hours… Continue Reading Willet Memorial Library in the Spotlight!
Dear GLA Members, Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the Georgia Library Association’s Annual Mid-Winter Planning Meeting on Friday, January 17, 2014 at the Downs Continuing Education Center at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. This 2014 kick-off meeting is an important event for all GLA members, especially those interested in influencing COMO… Continue Reading Registration is open for Georgia Library Association’s Annual Mid-Winter Planning Meeting.
Mingle with the Admins 5 Thursday, December 19, 2013, 7-9 PM Manuel’s Tavern,602 N. Highland Ave Atlanta, GA 30033 Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL) invites you to a networking and information session to benefit library students, graduates and new librarians. Mingle with the Admins V is a wonderful opportunity to meet and receive advice from a… Continue Reading AEL Networking Event – Mingle with the Admins V December 19
Current Issue: Volume 50, Issue 4 (2013) Fall 2013Complete Issue Georgia Library SpotlightGould Memorial Library, College of Coastal Georgia – Cary KnappFannie Mae Davis Special Collections Room, Douglas County Public Library – Kelley SpringerThe Family Room, Collins-Callaway Library & Learning Resources Center, Paine College – Rhonda McCoy From the President – Diana J. Very From… Continue Reading Fall 2013 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available.
By Ru Story Huffman The James Earl Carter Library, located on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, has been selected as the initial venue for “Victory from Within: The American Prisoner of War Experience.” The 1200 square foot traveling exhibit was developed by Andersonville National Historic Site as part of the 150th… Continue Reading Georgia Southwestern State University Library in the Spotlight!
Engaging and Assessing Learners with iPadsPresented by Laurie GriffinTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern Time REGISTER The session will present you with a variety of applications that can be used with a single iPad or even a one-to-one environment to assess authentic student learning. Learn new and practical ways to engage even the… Continue Reading Engaging and Assessing Learners with iPads: Free Webinar, December 3, 2013
Going Pro: Success StoriesNovember 2, 2013 2-4 pmToco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library(DeKalb County Public Library branch)1282 McConnell DriveDecatur, GA 30033 Please join the Atlanta Emerging Librarians for a panel discussion on November 2nd, featuring Eli Arnold, Traci Drummond, Ashley Dupuy, Oscar Gittemeier and Casey Long. “Going Pro: Success Stories” is the third and final installment… Continue Reading Going Pro: Success Stories – November 2, 2013
GLA 2014 Calendars are available for sale now for $15.00 each by check payable to GLA. The calendar contains all the pictures that were contributed to the 2013 GLA Photo Contest. We were able to use almost all of the pictures so every month shows wonderful library activities from libraries throughout Georgia. All proceeds made… Continue Reading GLA 2014 Calendars for sale
by Elijah Scott Georgia Highlands College has undergone substantial changes in recent years, and our libraries have grown and evolved as well. GHC has locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Douglasville, and Dallas, Georgia. We have libraries at Rome, Cartersville, and Dallas, and we have an excellent cooperative arrangement with the Southern Polytechnic Library for our… Continue Reading Georgia Highlands College Libraries in the Spotlight!
The GLA Executive Board Officers for 2014 are:President: Susan Morris, University of Georgia1st Vice President/President Elect: Lace Keaton, Newton County Library System2nd Vice President/Membership Chair: Jay Turner, Georgia Public Library ServiceSecretary: Sandra E. Riggs, University of GeorgiaTreasurer: Ashley Dupuy, Kennesaw State University The GLA Academic Division Officers for 2014 are: Chair: Rhonda McCoy, Paine College… Continue Reading GLA 2014 Election Results