Georgia Library Association

2014 GLA Paraprofessional Grants – Apply by July 1, 2014

The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2014 Paraprofessional Grants.   Four (4) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2014 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Augusta, Georgia October 1-3, 2014.  In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which will…

Georgia Library Association

Navigating Career Opportunities in Libraries, Research, or Knowledge Management – Free Workshop

Workshop for those considering a graduate degree in librarianship or archivesAre you or is anyone you know considering a career in Libraries, Research, or Knowledge Management? The American Library Association’s Knowledge Alliance invites you to join us for a FREE workshop focused on graduate education, career options, and networking with local professionals.  This event is…

Georgia Library Association

Julie Walker Named New State Librarian

Julie White Walker has been selected as the new State Librarian for the Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS). She will take over the role from Dr. Lamar Veatch, who will be assuming other duties in the University System of Georgia. Walker is currently the deputy state librarian, a position she has held since 2008. In…

Georgia Library Association

Professional Development Events in May

This list is provided by Jay Turner, Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service. Be sure to check out GLA’s Basic Legal Research for any Librarian, as well as the HeritageQuest and Ancestry Online training that GALILEO is hosting this month. PROGRAM INFORMATION May 1 (2–3 pm) Preserving Scrapbooks (Association for Library Collections &…

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GaCOMO Call for Proposals – Submission Deadline July 1, 2014

The website for the annual Georgia Conference of Media Organizations conference is now available. The conference is jointly sponsored by the Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instruction Technology, and the Southeastern Library Association. On the site you will find the presentation proposal form. Proposals for presentations, pre-conference sessions, and posters are accepted. The deadline…