Georgia Library Association

GLMA and GLA 2015 Exemplary Library Awards

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…

Georgia Library Association

Personal Digital Archiving: A Train the Trainer Free Webinar – October 22,2014

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…

Georgia Library Association

Professional Development Events in October

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.”…

Georgia Library Association

GLA Election Results

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…

Georgia Library Association

Free Webinar: MakerCamp with Michael Casey and Christopher Baker – September 10, 2014

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…

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GLQ summer 2014 issue now available!

The Georgia Library Quarterly summer 2014 issue is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Some highlights include: Georgia Library Spotlight – Cobb County Public Library System – Tom BrooksSt. Jude the Apostle Catholic School Library – Eleonora StraubCumming Campus Learning Commons, University of North Georgia – Rebecca Rose  ArticlesThe Role of a University Archives in Producing a…