In 2015, the Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) and Georgia Library Association (GLA) will recognize and honor three exemplary and three exceptional Georgia Library Media Programs.In order to identify and highlight these programs, GLMA and GLA are soliciting applications from member schools. Library Media Programs representing an elementary, a middle, and a high school will… Continue Reading GLMA and GLA 2015 Exemplary Library Awards
The GLA Atlanta Emerging Librarians presents You Got the Job – Now What? Rising to the Challenge in Your New Library Position. When you’re starting a new job, learning the technical and practical skills of the position is one part of what will make you a success. The soft skills – like conflict management, good… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Event: You Got the Job – Now What? (10/25/2014)
Personal Digital Archiving: A Train the Trainer WebinarWednesday, October 22nd11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central | 2pm Eastern60 minutes Register: https://georgialibraries.webex.com/georgialibraries/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=647320186 The Society of Georgia Archivists, the Atlanta chapter of ARMA International, and the Georgia Library Association present a train-the-trainer session on Personal Digital Archiving. Designed for information professionals from all backgrounds and… Continue Reading Personal Digital Archiving: A Train the Trainer Free Webinar – October 22,2014
This list is provided by Jay Turner, Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service. The GPLS CE calendar has been updated with free, online continuing education events for October. Some highlights include: Tuesday, Oct. 14 (1–2 PM) Digital Citizenship: New Roles and Responsibilities in the Digital Age (WebJunction) Today’s digital world is redefining “citizenship.”… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in October
Attention GLA members: As of 10/28/2014 the GLA Listserv is still down. We will post an update as soon as it is running again. For assistance with communications in the interim, please contact Ariel Turner, PR Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the Georgia Library Association for 2015! First Vice President / President Elect: Cathy Jeffrey, Clayton State University Second Vice President: Karen Manning, Georgia Institute of Technology Secretary: Ariel Turner, Kennesaw State University SELA Representative: Rita Spisak, Kennesaw State University ALA Councilor: Amy Eklund, Georgia Perimeter College *President: Lace… Continue Reading GLA Election Results
Barbara Disney recalled that in 1964, as assistant to Librarian Beulah Cleveland, she diligently typed cards for “a few thousand” books in the brand new DeKalb College Library. The library was one of five original buildings on the Clarkston campus, “air-conditioned [and] fully-equipped” to serve 1500 students (Bulletin of DeKalb College, 1964). For fifty years… Continue Reading Georgia Perimeter College Libraries in the Spotlight!
First Vice President / President Elect Cathy Jeffrey, Associate Dean of Libraries, Clayton State University Cathy Jeffrey serves as the Associate Dean of Libraries and Head of Collection and Resource Management at the Clayton State University Library. She received an A.A. from Reinhardt College, a B.A. in English from the University of Georgia, and an… Continue Reading GLA Officer Candidates for 2015 – Look for an online ballot in your mailbox
By Ericka Loze-Hudson The MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library is much like any other library. It is a place where students, instructors and doctrine writers feel at home, look for information, use a computer, attend programs, hold meetings and get together with other students to study. The Library supports the academic mission at Fort Benning.… Continue Reading Maneuver Center of Excellence HQ Donovan Research Library in the Spotlight!
Live WebcastWednesday, September 10, 201411am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central | 2pm Eastern60 minutes Register at http://bit.ly/Y8OpC2Description: In the summer of 2014, Gwinnett County Public Library partnered with Buffy Hamilton of Norcross High School to host their inaugural MakerCamp: a 4-day program that allowed high school-age students the opportunity to explore 3D design… Continue Reading Free Webinar: MakerCamp with Michael Casey and Christopher Baker – September 10, 2014